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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Though a rising star in the ranks of Archer Daniels Midland, Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) suddenly exposes a price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, agreeing to wear a wire and gather evidence against ADM and other agribusinesses. However, the FBI agents get a rude surprise when they learn that Whitacre has embezzled heavily from the firm.

Cast: Matt Damon , Scott Bakula , Joel McHale , Melanie Lynskey , Rick Overton , Tom Papa , Tom Wilson , Clancy Brown

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Comedy drama, Crime drama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Informant! (2009)

Release Date: September 18th, 2009|1 hr. 48 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 83 )
  • There is devilish fun in this look into 1990s white-collar crime. But the jokes are the kind you choke on. show more

  • Matt Damon's old-fashioned, brilliantly calibrated character turn as a corporate schnook-turned-whistle-blower; and Marvin Hamlisch's retro-groovy score. For the movie's first hour or so, the pair of them together make for four-star entertainment. The last half hour, not so much. show more

  • Soderbergh takes a deadly serious news story and amplifies and colors it to the point of outrageousness. The results aren't always consistent, but they are undeniably compelling. show more

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  • April 30, 2011 nf00000000090272
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    SO GREAT! hahaha this movie is funny! Parts of the movie are kind of slow, but trust me, keep watching and it will be well worth it. Matt Damon\'s character is amazing, he does such a great job!

  • March 28, 2011 buddy20112011
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    Nothing funny here except the idea that someone thought this was funny.

  • October 25, 2010 db528
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    The movie was interesting, but what really blew me away was one caption at the very end. After embezzling millions of dollars from ADM and serving eight years in prison, after telling one lie after another to try to save his own ass, he's made chief operating officer of Cypress Systems, Inc.

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