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The Accountant (2016) Movie Information

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The Accountant (2016)
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Overall Rank:

1360

Avg. Rating:

2.99/4

# of Ratings:

38

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/14/2016

DVD Release:

01/10/2017

Director:

Gavin O'Connor

Actors:

Ben Affleck
Anna Kendrick
Jon Bernthal
J.K. Simmons
John Lithgow
Jeffrey Tambor

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A small-town CPA who is a savant with numbers, but not so good with people, uses his skills to covertly work as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. But as the Treasury Department's Criminal Division closes in, he takes on a legitimate client in the form of a robotics company where a discrepancy turns up costing the company millions. Yet the closer he gets to the truth of the matter, the more bodies start to pile up. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan 06/12/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Who knew that combining Batman, John Wick and Rain Man could make such a good combination? Ben Affleck has created a new breed of action hero - one that changes the perception of what shapes an action hero. Call it A Beautiful Mind with extreme martial arts and firearms training. And, much like John Wick, I hope we find out more as this is an action hero I can get behind.

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one of the best movies of the year for me,. its rare to see a intelligent action movie . its clever enjoyable and highly recommended.

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Matthew Brady 01/12/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I can't be the only one who thinks Ben Affleck looks like James Rolfe (Angry Video Game Nerd) in this.

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02/15/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Batman vs Punisher? Nuff said. Sign me up!

The Accountant is an entertaining if overstuffed thriller with a good cast and a commitment to its premise focused on an unassuming forensics accountant who is actually a fixer for the criminal underworld. Given his double life, he is efficient at using guns and his fists. On top of that, Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a high functioning autistic.
That is enough for a complete three act story in of itself. But the movie is more ambitious than that. It piles on a conspiracy subplot of corporate intrigue, an odd couple romance, and a third one where two FBI agents provide essential exposition to the audience. At times, that is overwhelming and it is a lot to take in.
Ben Affleck is great as the stoic type and his moments with Anna Kendrick are light and amusing. There is supporting assist...

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2.5/4 

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