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The Accountant

There is more than one way to settle an account.

Release date October 14, 2016

Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a socially-awkward math genius who has used his expertise to "fix" the books for leaders in the world of organized crime. When his activities become noticed by the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, he is forced to decide where his loyalties lie, and whether or not he is willing to kill his business.

Why is The Accountant rated R? The MPAA rated The Accountant R for strong violence and language throughout.

The Accountant
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Accountant rated R? The Accountant is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence and language throughout.

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Depictions of weapons use, injury and physical assault.
- Some violence involving children.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Some grotesque image.

Sexual Content:
- Crude content.

Approximately 140 instances of coarse language and profanities, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and mild cursing.

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The Accountant
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Gory Scenes, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Accountant is directed by Gavin O'Connor and stars Ben Affleck, Jon Bernthal, Anna Kendrick, John Lithgow, J.K. Simmons, Jeffrey Tambor.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Accountant movie is January 10, 2017. Here are some details…

The Accountant releases to home video on January 10, 2017.

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Ben Affleck plays other characters caught in a dangerous covert world in Argo and The Sum of All Fears.