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The Informant! (7-Sep-2009)

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Writer: Scott Z. Burns

Based on a book: The Informant: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald

Keywords: Comedy, Thriller, True Crime, Corporate Crime, Blackmail, Business, Crime/Comedy, Embezzlement

Played largely for laughs, this is the true but bizarre story of Archer Daniels Midland executive Mark Whitacre, who acted as whistleblower on an ADM price-fixing scandal while he was concurrently involved in a massive embezzlement scheme that landed him in prison.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Scott Adsit
26-Nov-1965   Pete Hornberger on 30 Rock
Scott Bakula
9-Oct-1954   Quantum Leap
Clancy Brown
5-Jan-1959   Kurgan in Highlander
Candy Clark
20-Jun-1947   American Graffiti
Ann Cusack
22-May-1961   The Jeff Foxworthy Show
Matt Damon
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Tony Hale
30-Sep-1970   Buster on Arrested Development
Melanie Lynskey
16-May-1977   Heavenly Creatures
Joel McHale
TV Personality
20-Nov-1971   The Soup
Patton Oswalt
27-Jan-1969   King of Queens
Rick Overton
10-Aug-1954   Earth Girls Are Easy
Dick Smothers
20-Nov-1939   A Smothers Brother
Tommy Smothers
2-Feb-1937   A Smothers Brother
Paul F. Tompkins
12-Sep-1968   Mr. Show
Frank Welker
16-Feb-1945   Voice actor, Transformers
Thomas F. Wilson
15-Apr-1959   Biff Tannen in Back to the Future


In order of appearance
Matt Damon   ...   Mark Whitacre
Lucas Carroll   ...   Alexander Whitacre
Eddie Jemison   ...   Kirk Schmidt
Rusty Schwimmer   ...   Liz Taylor
Craig Ricci Shaynak   ...   Discouraged Foreman
Tom Papa   ...   Mick Andreas
Rick Overton   ...   Terry Wilson
Melanie Lynskey   ...   Ginger Whitacre
Thomas F. Wilson   ...   Mark Cheviron
Scott Bakula   ...   FBI Special Agent Brian Shepard
Scott Adsit   ...   Sid Hulse
Ann Dowd   ...   FBI Special Agent Kate Medford
Allan Havey   ...   FBI Special Agent Dean Paisley
Howie Johnson   ...   Rusty Williams
Joel McHale   ...   FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon
Nick Craig   ...   Kid at Pool #1
Cody Puckett   ...   Kid at Pool #2
Andrew Daly   ...   Marty Allison
David Campbell   ...   Budweiser Client Representative
Carolyn R. Feltner   ...   Budweiser Receptionist
Jean-Pierre Gillain   ...   Zurich Bank Security Officer
Elena Eustache   ...   Zurich Bank Receptionist
Hans Tester   ...   Peter Dreyer
Ludger Pistor   ...   Reinhard Richter
Rome Kanda   ...   Hirokazu Ikeda
Yoshio Be   ...   Kazutoshi Yamada
Raymond Ma   ...   Kanji Mimoto
Hervé Deschamps   ...   Philippe Rollier
Pascal Ifri   ...   Alain Crouy
Ann Cusack   ...   Robin Mann
Dann Seki   ...   Joon Mo Suh
Jayden Lund   ...   James Mutchnik
Chic Daniel   ...   FBI Agent at Raid
Joe Chrest   ...   Visiting Client
J. D. Mathein   ...   Phone Agent
William Marsh   ...   FBI Special Agent Ken Temples
Tommy Smothers   ...   Dwayne Andreas
Clancy Brown   ...   Aubrey Daniel
Bob Zany   ...   John Dowd
Tony Hale   ...   James Epstein
Richard Horvitz   ...   Bob Zaideman
Tara Barrett   ...   Reporter #1
Tim Cain   ...   Reporter #2
Ken Frye   ...   Reporter #3
Huey Freeman   ...   Reporter #4
Brian Gallivan   ...   Ron Henkoff
Daniel Hagen   ...   Scott Roberts
Patton Oswalt   ...   Ed Herbst
Samantha Albert   ...   Mary Spearing
Jimmy Brogan   ...   Dr. Derek Miller
Paul F. Tompkins   ...   FBI Special Agent Anthony D'Angelo
Adam Paul   ...   FBI Special Agent Michael Bassett
Wayne Péré   ...   Sheldon Zenner
Scott England   ...   Local News Anchor
Joshua Funk   ...   FBI Special Agent Robert Grant
Candy Clark   ...   Mark Whitacre's Mother
Frank Welker   ...   Mark Whitacre's Father
Larry Clarke   ...   Whitacre's Second Attorney
Dick Smothers   ...   Judge Harold Baker
Steve Seagren   ...   Correctional Officer


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