Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Gavin O’Connor|
|Written by||Bill Dubuque|
|Music by||Mark Isham|
|Edited by||Richard Pearson|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Box office||$9.1 million|
The Accountant is a 2016 American actionthriller film, directed by Gavin O’Connor, written by Bill Dubuque and starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow. The film follows a small town certified public accountant who makes his living cooking the booksfor dangerous criminal organizations.
The film premiered in Los Angeles on October 10, 2016, and was theatrically released in the United States on October 14, 2016 by Warner Bros. Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics and has grossed $9 million.
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is an autistic mathematics savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a forensic accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. With a Treasury agent (J. K. Simmons) hot on his heels, Christian takes on a state-of-the-art robotics company as a legitimate client. As he gets closer to the truth about a discrepancy that involves millions of dollars, the body count starts to rise.
- Ben Affleck as Christian “Chris” Wolff
- Anna Kendrick as Dana Cummings
- J. K. Simmons as Raymond “Ray” King
- Jon Bernthal as Braxton “Brax”
- Jean Smart as Rita Blackburn
- Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Marybeth Medina
- Jeffrey Tambor as Francis Silverberg
- John Lithgow as Lamar Blackburn
An entertaining Jason Bourne / Rainman sort of thing. I liked it. 4 stars and recommended. – MR