A rising star in the agricultural industry suddenly turns whistleblower in hopes of gaining a lucrative promotion and becoming a hero of the common people, inadvertently revealing his penchant for hel... read more
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release Date: September 18, 2009
DVD Release Date: February 23, 2010
Stats: 8,871 reviews
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February 27, 2012
Matt Damon becomes the American other Americans think of if asked "what is an American?" in this pointed farce that targets the difference between what Americans are versus who we think we are. The barbs are fast and furious, probably requiring a second viewing, and'll leave you...
October 27, 2011fb1664868775
A return to form for Soderbergh, Matt Damon puts in his most brilliant comedic performance.
August 22, 2011
Steven Soderbergh's The Informant! Is an amusing eccentric comedy about Mark Whitacre played by Matt Damon. The Informant! Is based on Whitacre true story on how he became a whistle blower to the feds so he advances his career in the agricultural industry. The film has an intrigu...
August 14, 2011
Soderbergh is usually half kooky and fun and half pure fantasist. The Informant! is the pinnacle of the zany antics Soderbergh brings to the screen, meshing together a true story of corporate greed with the instability of a man who is both a hero to the bedraggled masses, and als...
May 12, 2011fb732260458
A quirky little satire examining the inner machinations of corporate greed, The Informant! features a surprisingly unhinged performance from Matt Damon and a refreshingly ironic tone.
May 10, 2011fb634552688
I couldn't help but feel uninvolved throughout the entire movie.
March 18, 2011
If you plan on watching Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant!" please do yourself a favor and watch it twice. This is an extremely difficult film to embrace with one viewing but once you get your bearings it really is a unique and wonderful experience. Matt Damon is exceptional. I ...
January 8, 2011
This is a very smart film...maybe too smart. It's definitely not for mainstream audiences and it's one of those films where you have to pay close attention and constantly be thinking about what's going on at all times. The story is no rollercoaster ride - it actually lies quite...
January 2, 2011
The Informant! is based on the true story of corporate whistle blower Mark Whitacre who came to the FBI with evidence of global price fixing, but caused their case to become threatened when it became obvious that he was a compulsive liar and embezzler. The film is a kind of comic...
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