The Informant!


Release Date: September 18, 2009
Running Time: 108 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $33,313,582.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Spy


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 ...

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Matt Damon

Scott Bakula

Joel McHale

Melanie Lynskey

Rick Overton

Tom Papa

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