- 128 min
- Directed by: Gavin O'Connor
- Cast: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons
- UK release: 4 November 2016
Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a high-functioning autistic accountant who's also a trained sniper and lethal martial arts fighter, who uncovers corporate skulduggery in his employers. Affleck's wry, low-key performance is actually a good fit and Kendrick is sweet and likeable as his fellow geek, but it's top-heavy with plot, back-story and flashbacks and just doesn't add up.
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The Accountant31 Oct 2016
Ben Affleck is mean and moody in a thriller from Gavin O'Connor which doesn't add up
The Accountant may sound like a John Grisham potboiler but the reality is a muddled hybrid of pulpy vigilante thriller, half-hearted romance and comic book violence. There are clever touches, effective moments and enjoyable performances but Gavin…
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