The Informant! Movie

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Who's Involved:

Steven Soderbergh, Matt Damon, Joel McHale, George Clooney, Gregory Jacobs, Jennifer Fox, Tony Hale, Melanie Lynskey, Scott Z. Burns, Michael London, Scott Bakula, Jeff Skoll, Thomas F. Wilson, Howard Braunstein, Kurt Eichenwald

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 48 m

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 ...

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The Informant! Plot: What's the story?

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 and threatens the case against ADM as it becomes almost impossible to decipher what is real and what is the product of Whitacre's rambling imagination. Based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblower in U.S. history.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Informant!?

  1. Based on the book "The Informant" (A True Story) by Kurt Eichenwald.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Informant!?

A look at the The Informant! behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Steven Soderbergh last directed The Laundromat and High Flying Bird. The film's writer Scott Z. Burns last wrote The Laundromat and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Producers

Howard Braunstein
Kurt Eichenwald
Jennifer Fox
Gregory Jacobs

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Production Timeline: When did the The Informant! come together?

On or about July 28, 2009 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about February 12, 2009 • The film was in Post-Production status.

The Informant! Release Date: When was it released?

The Informant! was released in 2009 on Friday, September 18, 2009 in 2,505 theaters. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Jennifer's Body and Love Happens.
United States
September 18, 2009 Nationwide
Canada
September 18, 2009

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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