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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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$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

The Luke Skywalker lightsaber seen in Christian Wolff's Airstream Caravan, is actually an unofficial replica of the "Graflex-Flash" lightsaber produced by Parks Sabers. It is set up in the approximate configuration of the "Ranch Saber", the only known, screen-used example, of the Luke Skywalker lightsaber to have survived the filming of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), that is held in the archives of Skywalker Ranch. The stand used to hold the saber, is from an officially licenced "Master Replicas" display lightsaber. See more »

Goofs

Frame flipped - During the scene when Chris' would be assassin forces Mr & Mrs Rice into the pickup truck and attempts to escape, there is a quick shot of Mr Rice driving when he and his wife's positions have been reversed, and the truck's steering wheel appears to be on the wrong side. See more »

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Christian Wolff: [Dana is coming on strong to Chris on the couch, when he suddenly has a thought] Crazy Eddie and the Panama Pump!
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Referenced in PWN: Hollywood Is Dead: PWN #10 - PART ONE (2016) See more »

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John Wick meets Good Will Hunting
13 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

It's as if John Wick is the savant janitor from Good Will Hunting, and surprisingly, it worked.

What should you expect? It has flashes of John Wick action, but it most certainly isn't an all out action movie, however, it also isn't primarily a drama focusing on his autistic/accounting side of things; I felt they did a really good job of combining both elements into a movie that swings back and forth between the two.

I thought the acting was great all around; I found the plot solid and enjoyable.

Here is the bottom line: Yes, this movie is worth your money to see in the theater.

p.s. I'll be the first to admit I have no idea how autism really affects people and how accurate it is or is not portrayed in this movie; I saw this movie as nothing more than what it is: a fictional story to entertain.


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