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The Accountant (2016)

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As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.

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Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Rated R for strong violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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14 October 2016 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,710,273, 16 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$86,198,014, 6 January 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,360,045
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Trivia

"ZZZ Accounting" is a reference to ZZZ Carpet Cleaning, a firm founded by Barry Minkow and taken public in the 1980s, which later collapsed due to fraudulent accounting. ZZZ Best's fraud was contemporaneous with Crazy Eddie's fraud, another 1980s accounting fraud mentioned in the film. See more »

Goofs

The beginning of the film states that Plainfield is 20 miles south of Chicago. Plainfield is actually 37 miles southwest of Chicago. See more »

Quotes

Neurologist: Your son is different
Young Chris's Father: Sooner or later, different scares people.
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Featured in The Accountant: Inside the Man (2017) See more »

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Written and performed by Andreas Söderström and Johan Berthling
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The Best Movie I have seen in years
2 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

I have watched the Jason Bourne sagas for years. James Bond movies have been a mainstay since I was in my teens. Ben Affleck, as an actor, was average at best. With that said, I was somewhat skeptical when the trailers were first released about "The Accountant". My curiosity got the best of me. So I went to see it at a matinée. IT WAS SO GOOD!!! Every question raised in this movie was answered by its conclusion. It was so entertaining and creative. I LOVED IT!! The audience applauded at the end while the credits rolled.

I had to go see it again, because I missed some nuances. When I saw it the second time, again the audience (a different group) applauded at the end. GREAT MOVIE!!!

I might see it a third time. Can't get too much of a good thing.


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