Sep 16, 2009 · Mark Whitacre was the highest-ranking executive in U.S. history to blow the whistle in a case of corporate fraud. He ended up with a prison sentence three times longer than any of the criminal executives he exposed. To be sure, there was the detail of the $9 million that he embezzled along the way for his personal use. What we discover toward the end of “The Informant!” may help explain ...
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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 ...
- drama, comedy, crime
Quirky and witty, 'The Informant!' is a great film. Mat Damon did a great job of portraying Mark Wittaker, a man high up in a corrupt corporation. He did a great job of portraying Wittaker as a man that thought he was a lot smarter and a lot nobler than he actually was.
- Steven Soderbergh
- Matt Damon
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.
- Nicholas Meyer
- Hallmark Entertainment
Pete Koslow is a former special operations soldier working as an informant for the FBI to help dismantle the Polish mafia's drug trade in New York. But when the FBI's operation goes wrong ...
- mystery and thriller, drama, crime
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.
Released on September 18, 2009, The Informant! received generally positive reviews from critics, with praise for Matt Damon's performance and the film's comedic yet ironic tone, although the latter has also been a point of criticism from other critics. The film was also a commercial success, grossing $41.8 million on a $22 million budget.
Dec 21, 2006 · Imagine a spy movie -- a spy movie!-- with no intrigue, no suspense, and scarcely any characters, even though there are lots of parts and plenty of good actors to play them. Keir Dullea -- you know, the guy from " 2001: A Space Odyssey " -- appears barely long enough to register that he is, in fact, Keir Dullea.