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The Informant Premieres on HBO

Written by: on 22nd August 2010 |
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The Informant Premieres on HBO – The 2009 American biographical thriller film, The Informant premiered on HBO, Saturday 9:00pm. The Informant is a dark comedy about Morrow native/ADM whistle-blower Mark Whitacre. It is a movie based on a true story which happened in the early 90s.

Matt Damon plays the lead role of the 1975 Little Miami High school graduate Mark Whitacre. He cooperated with the FBI in 1992-1995 to expose an international price-fixing scheme by his employer, Archer Daniels Midland, the agri-business giant in Decatur, Ill.

The Informant received positive audience reception and also good reviews. When it premiered in 2009 it opened at number 2 behind Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and earned $10,545,000. The Informant grossed a total of $33,316,821 domestically and $41,771,168 worldwide.

Rotten Tomatoes, one of the premier online film reviewers gave The Informant a 77% rating which is very positive. This review is based on 197 reviews with an average score of 6.8/10.

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