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Burn After Reading (2008)

R 09/12/2008 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 36m
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Intelligence is relative.


When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.

  1. Joel Coen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ethan Coen

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. George Clooney

    George Clooney

    Harry Pfarrer

  2. Frances McDormand

    Frances McDormand

    Linda Litzke

  3. Brad Pitt

    Brad Pitt

    Chad Feldheimer

  4. John Malkovich

    John Malkovich

    Osborne Cox

  5. Tilda Swinton

    Tilda Swinton

    Katie Cox

  6. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins


  7. Elizabeth Marvel

    Elizabeth Marvel

    Sandy Pfarrer

  8. David Rasche

    David Rasche

    CIA Officer

  9. J.K. Simmons

    J.K. Simmons

    CIA Superior

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Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $37,000,000.00

Revenue $163,700,000.00


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