Jul 09, 2017 · Caught and grilled by a brutal policeman (Timothy Dalton) and a British lieutenant (Cary Elwes), an IRA assassin (Anthony Brophy) reluctantly agrees to testify against cohorts.
Recruited by the FBI, ex-con and former special operations soldier Pete Koslow uses his covert skills to try and take down the General -- the most powerful crime boss in New York. When a sting ...
- mystery and thriller, drama, crime
The Informant! 2009 16+ 1h 48m Social Issue Dramas While gathering evidence against his employer to help the FBI build a price-fixing case, Mark Whitacre begins to piece together a fantasy world.
What was Mark Whitacre thinking? A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Whitacre (Matt Damon) 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 ...
- 108 min
Aug 30, 2019 · Directed by Andrea Di Stefano. With Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz. An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.
The movie is based on a true story and sends some mixed messages about corporate ethics; ethical breaches are treated somewhat lightly, which may make the crimes seem less serious. And the main character isn't exactly a role model himself.
Sep 18, 2009 · Everything about Steven Soderbergh’s “The Informant!” suggests a level of playfulness that the director hasn’t indulged in since “Ocean’s Eleven.” The exclamation point in the title; the kitschy musical score by Marvin Hamlisch (who hasn’t composed for a film in 13 years); the retro-cheesy fonts in the credits; the casting of comedians and other unlikely […]
Jul 19, 2019 · Based on a true story, this 2009 movie staring Matt Damon, focuses on Mark Whitacre, a vice president-turned-informant living with bipolar disorder. The Informant! is based on the saga of real life agribusiness executive Mark Whitacre.
Oct 01, 2009 · Watching the premiere of "The Informant!" -- the Matt Damon movie about a high-level FBI mole at a large multinational company -- was the mole himself, Mark Whitacre.
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