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Poll: Favorite Movie or TV Accountant

The list of fictional movie and TV accountants able to handle more than just numbers on a ledger is long and varied; who is your favorite movie or TV accountant that breaks the typical, boring accountant stereotype?

Which movie or TV accountant is the best choice to solve all your crises, financial or otherwise? * poll includes possible non-accountants doing accounting work

Discuss the topic here.

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    Liam Neeson and Ben Kingsley in Schindler's List (1993)

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    Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, and Zero Mostel in The Producers (1967)

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    James McAvoy in Wanted (2008)

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    Oscar Nuñez, Angela Kinsey, and Brian Baumgartner in The Office: The Accountants (2006)

    Dunder-Mifflin Accounting Department: Angela Martin, Oscar Martinez and Kevin Malone as played by

    Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nuñez and Brian Baumgartner

    in the The Office (2005) TV series

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    Ben Affleck in The Accountant (2016)

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    Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell in The Other Guys (2010)

    Allen Gamble as played by

    Will Ferrell in The Other Guys (2010)

    * Police Detective and Forensic Accountant

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    George Wendt in Cheers (1982)

    Norm Peterson as played by

    George Wendt in the Cheers (1982) TV series

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    Rick Moranis in Ghostbusters II (1989)

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    Charles Martin Smith in The Untouchables (1987)

    Agent Oscar Wallace as played by

    Charles Martin Smith in The Untouchables (1987)

    * Treasury Agent and Accountant

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    Bryan Cranston and Anna Gunn in Breaking Bad (2008)

    Skyler White as played by

    Anna Gunn in the Breaking Bad (2008) TV series

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    Juba Kennerley, Len Marten, Larry Noble, and Paddy Ryan in The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983)

    Crimson Permanent Assurance accounting firm's pirate-accountant characters in

    The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983) featurette in Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)

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    Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    Andy Dufresne as played by

    Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    * Prisoner, Banker, Tax Law Expert and Income Tax Preparer

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    Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson in Central Intelligence (2016)

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    Nicolas Cage and Cher in Moonstruck (1987)

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    Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in Fight Club (1999)

    The Narrator and his alter ego, Tyler Durden as played by

    Edward Norton and Brad Pitt in Fight Club (1999)

    * Automobile Recall Cost-Benefit Analyst, Soap Maker and Anarchist

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    Amber Valletta and Kevin James in Hitch (2005)

    Albert Brennaman as played by

    Kevin James in Hitch (2005)

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    Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn (2015)

    Eilis Fiorello (nee Lacey) as played by

    Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn (2015)

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    Jack Lemmon in The Apartment (1960)

    C.C. 'Bud' Baxter as played by

    Jack Lemmon in The Apartment (1960)

    * Insurance Company Manager, originally worked on 19th Floor, Ordinary Policy Department, Premium Accounting Division, Section W, desk number 861

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    Danny Glover in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

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    Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin in Midnight Run (1988)

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    Andy Richter in Andy Barker, P.I. (2007)

    Andy Barker as played by

    Andy Richter in the Andy Barker, P.I. (2007) TV series

    * Private Investigator and Accountant

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    Hugh Beaumont in Leave It to Beaver (1957)

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    Keith Bishop as played by

    Ewen MacIntosh in the UK The Office (2001) TV series

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    Will Ferrell in Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

    Harold Crick as played by

    Will Ferrell in Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

    * Internal Revenue Service Auditor and Forensic Accounting Specialist

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    Adam Scott and Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation (2009)

    Ben Wyatt as played by

    Adam Scott in the Parks and Recreation (2009) TV series

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley, and Christopher Aydon in Look Who's Talking (1989)

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    Bryan Cranston in The Infiltrator (2016)

    Robert Mazur as played by

    Bryan Cranston in The Infiltrator (2016)

    * U.S. Customs Undercover Special Agent and Forensic Accountant

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    Christopher Gorham and America Ferrera in Ugly Betty (2006)

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    Edmond O'Brien in D.O.A. (1949)

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    Scott Lowell as Ted

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    Gregory Peck in Mirage (1965)

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    Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

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    Ewan McGregor and Michelle Williams in Deception (2008)

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    Johnny Depp in Dead Man (1995)

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    Irrfan Khan in The Lunchbox (2013)

    Saajan Fernandes as played by

    Irrfan Khan in The Lunchbox (2013) aka The Lunchbox

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