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66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 37 Critics

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5.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 148 Ratings

Summary: What was Mark Whitacre thinking? A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company's multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of the common man and handed a promotion. But before all that can happen, the FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent. Unfortunately for the FBI, their lead witness hasn't been quite so forthcoming about helping himself to the corporate coffers. Whitacre's ever-changing account frustrates the agents and threatens the case against ADM as it becomes almost impossible to decipher what is real and what is the product of Whitacre's active imagination. (Warner Bros.)
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Runtime: 108 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 23, 2010
Director Credit
Steven Soderbergh Director
Writer Credit
Kurt Eichenwald Book
Scott Z. Burns Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Matt Damon Mark Whitacre
Cast Credit
Allan Havey FBI Special Agent Dean Paisley
Ann Dowd FBI Special Agent Kate Medford
Craig Ricci Shaynak Discouraged Foreman
Eddie Jemison Kirk Schmidt
Howie Johnson Rusty Williams
Joel McHale FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon
Lucas McHugh Carroll Alexander Whitacre
Melanie Lynskey Ginger Whitacre
Rick Overton Terry Wilson
Rusty Schwimmer Liz Taylor
Scott Adsit Sid Hulse
Scott Bakula Brian Shepard
Thomas F. Wilson Mark Cheviron
Tom Papa Mick Andreas
Producer Credit
George Clooney Executive Producer
Gregory Jacobs Producer
Howard Braunstein Producer
Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Jennifer Fox Producer
Kurt Eichenwald Producer
Michael Jaffe Producer
Michael London Executive Producer
Michael Polaire Co-Producer
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