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2008 2.5/5 R SuperHD 95 minutes

In this tale of poorly executed espionage, an ousted CIA official loses his memoir to moronic gym employees, who use it to try to turn a profit.

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George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, J.K. Simmons Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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Awards
  • Nominee, Golden Globe Awards - Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee 2009 Frances McDormand
  • Nominee, Golden Globe Awards - Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee 2009
  • Nominee, Baftas - Best Supporting Actress nominee 2009 Tilda Swinton
  • Nominee, Baftas - Best Supporting Actor nominee 2009 Brad Pitt
NYT Review: Coens Ask the C.I.A. for a License to Laugh

“Burn After Reading,” the clubby, predictably self-amused comedy from Joel and Ethan Coen, has a tricky plot, visual style, er, to burn, but little heart. — Manohla Dargis Read the review

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