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The Informant!

The FBI think they have a lead on an ongoing case of corporate crime when Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon), one of the company's top executives, acts as an informant and agrees to gather evidence. However, as the investigation unfolds, Whitacre's spy aspirations and delusions of grandeur have the agents scratching their heads and trying to uncover the man's real reasons for becoming a whistleblower. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 108
Theater Release: 18 Sep 2009
Video Release: 16 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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The Informant! is rated R: for language.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt
Studio: 2009 Warner Brother Pictures
Website: Official site for The Informant!.

Detailed Review

The old adage that the best stories are true couldn’t be better supported than by the real life experiences of Mark Whitacre (played by Matt Damon in this… 
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Why Is The Informant! Rated R?

Rated R in the US by the MPAA, this movie’s biggest content issue is language.… 
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Talk It Over

Do you think the consequences brought upon Mark Whitacre by the legal system were appropriate?… 
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