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Burn After Reading (2008)

R
96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it.
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Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes) | Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
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$ 37,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 19,128,001
Gross (USA)
$ 60,355,347
Gross (World)
$ 163,720,069
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Release date
Sep 12, 2008 (United States)

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7 / 10 | 278,180 votes