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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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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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14 October 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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

In keeping with the "number 3" theme seen throughout the movie, Christian Wolff uses the Mozambique Drill (two in the chest, one in the head) on several enemies. See more »

Goofs

The protagonist, "The Accountant" is shown to suffer from profound, not "high functioning" autism as demonstrated by his inability to function properly when not allowed to "complete" tasks. Not only would this make it it nearly impossible for him to BE an "accountant" he certainly would not have been able to become a US Army officer as shown later in the film. Both career field present numerous impediments and "stopping points" that have to be navigated. The title character is demonstrated not to be able to do this successfully multiple times throughout the film. See more »

Quotes

Brax: Did you ever wonder where I was?
Christian Wolff: I knew where you were, I just wanted to keep you safe. Some of my clients are quite dangerous.
Brax: I'm kind of considered quite dangerous myself.
Christian Wolff: Well you've made improvements.
Brax: [Smiles] Shit man, you and me here, what are the odds?
Christian Wolff: Statistically speaking...
Brax: Christ man, it's rhetorical, I mean really
[laughs]
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Accountant (2016) See more »

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Written by Liam Black, Leon Harris and Daniel Arnold
Performed by The Qemists
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Nicest movie of this year until now
21 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

Yesterday I went to watch the Accountant movie. After watch the movie I felt a strong relation with another movie, Warrior (another movie that I really enjoyed). When I came back to my house, with a small research I saw that the director of both movies was the same, Gavin O'Connor. Now, I feel that I watched 2 movies with different histories but with the same essence. I really enjoyed this movie. It worth every penny.

Ben Affleck did very well on this movie. Other actors too. Well done production.

The action scenes were really well done and the Barrett .50 sound is amazing. I love that weapon.


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