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* CriticalDissonance: Currently has a 51% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 51 on Metacritic, but audiences seem to have liked it. It grossed a respectable $155 million at the box office for a budget of $44 million and currently has a [=CinemaScore=] rating of "A" (on a scale from "F" at the worst to "A+" at the best) from audiences and a solid 7.4/10 on IMDB.

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* CriticalDissonance: Currently has Has a 51% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 51 on Metacritic, but with audiences seem responding to have liked it. it much more favorably. It grossed a respectable $155 million at the box office for a budget of $44 million and currently has a [=CinemaScore=] rating of "A" (on a scale from "F" at the worst to "A+" at the best) from audiences and a solid 7.4/10 on IMDB.


** [[https://i.redd.it/fbjqxy6ugaty.jpg A few people online half-jokingly called it Ben Affleck playing The Angry Video Game Nerd due to Affleck's similar appearance to James Rolf when playing the Nerd.]]

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** [[https://i.redd.it/fbjqxy6ugaty.jpg A few people online half-jokingly called it Ben Affleck playing The Angry Video Game Nerd due to Affleck's similar appearance to James Rolf when playing the Nerd.]]]] There's even a joke in the movie about Wolff having a pocket protector, which is mentioned in one of the lyrics of the AVGN theme song ("He's got a pocket pouch, and a filthy mouth...")

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** [[https://i.redd.it/fbjqxy6ugaty.jpg A few people online half-jokingly called it Ben Affleck playing The Angry Video Game Nerd due to Affleck's similar appearance to James Rolf when playing the Nerd.]]

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** And then there are those who don't give a shit either way and see it as solid action thriller.


** Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck and J.K. Simmons' suspiciously similar roles (Ray King fitting TheCommissionerGordon trope almost to a T) to those in the Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.

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** Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck Creator/BenAffleck and J.K. Simmons' Creator/JKSimmons' suspiciously similar roles (Ray King fitting TheCommissionerGordon trope almost to a T) to those in the Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.





* AwesomeMusic: Mark Isham's score is actually quite good.

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* AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Mark Isham's score is actually quite good.


* AudienceAlienatingPremise: How many on the autism spectrum see the movie itself. There are those who see the film as dehumanizing to autistic people because of the brutal actions of The Accountant, and worry it may reinforce destructive stereotypes. Others on the autism spectrum like seeing an autistic action hero, who they may perceive as empowering in some ways, and consider it FairForItsDay with respect to other contemporary portrayals of the spectrum.



* BrokenBase: How many on the autism spectrum see the movie itself. There are those who see the film as dehumanizing to autistic people because of the brutal actions of The Accountant, and worry it may reinforce destructive stereotypes. Others on the autism spectrum like seeing an autistic action hero, who they may perceive as empowering in some ways, and consider it FairForItsDay with respect to other contemporary portrayals of the spectrum.


* NightmareFuel: How many of the sensory overwhelming scenes can come across, especially for those who have experienced them. Also, Christian himself can come across as this, albeit unintentionally at times.

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* NightmareFuel: How many of the sensory overwhelming scenes can come across, especially for those who have experienced them. Also, Christian himself can come across as this, albeit unintentionally at times.


** Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck and J.K. Simmons' suspiciously similar roles (Ray King fitting TheCommissionerGordon trope almost to a T) to those in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.

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** Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck and J.K. Simmons' suspiciously similar roles (Ray King fitting TheCommissionerGordon trope almost to a T) to those in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse.Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.


* MemeticMutation: Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck and J.K. Simmons' suspiciously similar roles to those in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.

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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation:
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Upon the teaser's release, many have taken to calling the film a spiritual Batman movie due to Ben Affleck and J.K. Simmons' suspiciously similar roles (Ray King fitting TheCommissionerGordon trope almost to a T) to those in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse. The trailer was even [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbiW8lvnQSU edited]] to include ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' footage to address how much the tone of the film fits.


* BrokenBase: How many on the autism spectrum see the movie itself. There are those who see the film as dehumanizing to autistic people because of the brutal actions of The Accountant, and worry it may reinforce destructive stereotypes. Others on the autism spectrum like seeing an autistic action hero, who they may perceive as empowering in some ways.

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* BrokenBase: How many on the autism spectrum see the movie itself. There are those who see the film as dehumanizing to autistic people because of the brutal actions of The Accountant, and worry it may reinforce destructive stereotypes. Others on the autism spectrum like seeing an autistic action hero, who they may perceive as empowering in some ways. ways, and consider it FairForItsDay with respect to other contemporary portrayals of the spectrum.


* CriticalDissonance: Currently has a 51% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 51 on Metacritic, but audiences seem to have liked it. It's grossed over $100 million at the box office and currently has a [=CinemaScore=] rating of "A" (on a scale from "F" at the worst to "A+" at the best) from audiences and a very solid 7.7/10 on IMDB.

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* CriticalDissonance: Currently has a 51% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 51 on Metacritic, but audiences seem to have liked it. It's It grossed over $100 a respectable $155 million at the box office for a budget of $44 million and currently has a [=CinemaScore=] rating of "A" (on a scale from "F" at the worst to "A+" at the best) from audiences and a very solid 7.7/10 4/10 on IMDB.

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* AwesomeMusic: Mark Isham's score is actually quite good.


* JustHereForGodzilla: Some people went to see the movie due to the main protagonist being autistic.

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* JustHereForGodzilla: EnsembleDarkhorse: Dana. See JustHereForGodzilla below.
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Some people went to see the movie due to the main protagonist being autistic.autistic.
** A bigger crowd went to see it just because Creator/AnnaKendrick was in it and were looking forward to a more dramatic role of hers. Judging from comments on Twitter and Tumblr they weren't disappointed.


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** You could also call this ''[[Creator/BenAffleck Batman]] vs [[Creator/JonBernthal The Punisher]]''.



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* NightmareFuel: How many of the sensory overwhelming scenes can come across, especially for those who have experienced them. Also, Christian himself can come across as this, albeit unintentionally at times.

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