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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Christian Wolff
... Dana Cummings
... Ray King
... Brax
... Francis Silverberg
... Marybeth Medina
... Lamar Blackburn
... Rita Blackburn
... Ed Chilton
... Justine
... Neurologist
... Young Chris' Father (as Rob Treveiler)
... Young Chris' Mother
... Young Chris
... Young Brax
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Storyline

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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Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$86,260,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,160,045
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J.K. Simmons and Ben Affleck appeared in Extract (2009), Justice League (2017), and Justice League Part Two. See more »

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When at the hotel while Dana and Chris are talking, you can see alternately both sides of his face and his sideburns are cut to different lengths and directions. Someone with his affliction would be more meticulous about his appearance. See more »

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Marybeth Medina: [Answers the phone in Chris' abandoned house] Hello.
Justine: Miss Medina. Tell Eliot Ness to get his feet off the furniture, he's not in a barn. Living Robotics, write it down.
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Best Film of the Year so far.
15 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

This film connected with me on so many levels. It delivered in ways I was not expecting. I was laughing, cheering, crying, and ultimately walked out of that theater feeling more than satisfied. I want to go see it again. Something that is great about this film is that there are things you will pick up on more clearly through a second viewing, but it is not required to fully enjoy the film. Like I said in my title, I can say without a shadow of doubt that this film is better than any other film released this year. However, I will follow that by saying I have yet to see "Hell or High Water". So it's more like 99.9% sure. We will see how it holds up against the remaining anticipated releases. I do honestly believe it should be nominated come award season. This film is phenomenal and if you do not see this film before you die, you are doing yourself a disservice.


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