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Burn After Reading


5 Sep 2008

1 hr 36 min

Comedy, Drama

Intelligence is relative.
This is comedic tale of espionage. An ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise gym employees intent on exploiting their find.


Status: Released
Countries: USA, United Kingdom, France
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 26 nominations.
Budget: $37M


Joel Coen (Producer)
Ethan Coen (Producer)
David Diliberto (Associate Producer)
Eric Fellner (Executive Producer)
Tim Bevan (Executive Producer)
Robert Graf (Executive Producer)




George Clooney (as Harry Pfarrer)
Frances McDormand (as Linda Litzke)
Brad Pitt (as Chad Feldheimer)
John Malkovich (as Osborne Cox)
Tilda Swinton (as Katie Cox)
Richard Jenkins (as Ted)
Elizabeth Marvel (as Sandy Pfarrer)
David Rasche (as CIA Officer)
J.K. Simmons (as CIA Superior)
Olek Krupa (as Krapotkin)
Michael Countryman (as Alan)
Kevin Sussman (as Tuchman Marsh Man)
J.R. Horne (as Divorce Lawyer)
Hamilton Clancy (as Peck)
Armand Schultz (as Olson)
Raul Aranas (as Manolo)
Pun Bandhu (as Party Guest)
Karla Mosley (as Party Guest)
Jeffrey DeMunn (as Cosmetic Surgeon)
Richard Poe (as Stretching Gym Patron)
Carmen M. Herlihy (as Prospective Gym Customer)
Judy Frank (as Lawyer's Secretary)
Sándor Técsy (as Russian Embassy Escort)
Yury Tsykun (as Senior Russian Embassy Man)
Brian O'Neill (as Hal)
Robert Prescott (as Process Server)
Matt Walton (as Morning Show Host)
Lori Hammel (as Morning Show Hostess)
Crystal Bock (as PR Woman)
Patrick Boll (as Sandy's Man)
Logan Kulick (as Four-Year-Old Patient)
Dermot Mulroney (as Star of "Coming Up Daisy")
Robert R. Barry (as Drunken Princetonian)
Ted Bouton (as Drunken Princetonian)
Bob Bowersox (as Drunken Princetonian)
Oliver Buckingham (as Drunken Princetonian)
Michael Fawcett (as Drunken Princetonian)
William Fowle (as Drunken Princetonian)
Charles Gemmill (as Drunken Princetonian)
Mitch Giannunzio (as Drunken Princetonian)
Cliff Goulet (as Drunken Princetonian)
William D. Grey (as Drunken Princetonian)
Gary Henderson (as Drunken Princetonian)
Ron Kidd (as Drunken Princetonian)
Bill Massof (as Drunken Princetonian)
Brian McKeon (as Drunken Princetonian)
Ken McNeill (as Drunken Princetonian)
Tim Miller (as Drunken Princetonian)
Jay Parks (as Drunken Princetonian)
Roger Rathburn (as Drunken Princetonian)
Eric Richardson (as Drunken Princetonian)
Bart Wilder (as Drunken Princetonian)
Stephen Ananicz (as Gym Guy (uncredited))
James Thomas Bligh (as Lt. Macdonald (uncredited))
Matthew James Gulbranson (as Midwestern Tourist (uncredited))
RJ Konner (as Senator (uncredited))
Kevin Tan (as Suspicious Tourist - Day Player (uncredited))



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