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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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$44,000,000 (estimated)

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$24,710,273 (USA) (14 October 2016)

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$86,198,014 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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Trivia

While for movie effect the script calls out the repeated use of the number '3' as an indicator of fraudulent numbers, the theory behind fraudulent number detection is known as Benford's law. The law states that in numbers such as account transactions the probability of a number occurring naturally drops as one moves from smaller numbers to the larger numbers following a logarithmic scale. This law has been successfully used to detect fraudulent accounting transactions. See more »

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In the final fight, the blood on Brax's mouth disappears and reappears between shots, and glaringly switches from one cheek to another. See more »

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Brax: Did you ever see a match-grade round travelling three thousand feet per second go through a window?
[guard standing near window drops dead as shot shatters glass]
Brax: Nobody does.
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Written and performed by Andreas Söderström and Johan Berthling
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Nicest movie of this year until now
21 October 2016 | by (Brazil) – 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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