Out of all the jobs you'd expect to be the subject of a multimillion dollar film, we didn't see this one coming.
"He's a mathematical savant who is also like a deadly ninja and a crack shot, sure! Sure movie, why not?" What the Flick's Alonso Duralde said.
While critics all acknowledge plenty of flaws in this film, it looks like moviegoers are more than satisfied with the pocket-protector assassin.
Also, this film joins a very small list of movies at the box office that are truly original.
Aside from "Storks", "The Accountant" is the only movie playing nationwide that doesn't get its content from some previous source material, which is remarkably refreshing.
Taking the No. 2 spot this week is Kevin Hart's third theatrical stand-up release, "What Now" bringing in nearly $12 million. Now if it feels like you just saw Kevin Hart in a movie, it's because you did.
This stand-up special is having a better debut than both "Let Me Explain" and "Laugh at My Pain."
As for next week, Tom Cruise plays a government agent whose name is not Ethan Hunt.