For one thing: Wolff has a troubled past. (Okay, maybe Doug does, too. But you would never guess it from the way he says "okeydoke" to all my itemized line deductions.) Wolff is a math savant who also appreciates fine art. He has an original Jackson Pollock hanging on the ceiling of his pristine vintage Airstream trailer. As a kid, after his mom abandoned the family, Wolff traveled the world with his brother and dad, and basically learned to be a ninja by getting beat up a lot.
Sometimes, he conducts target practice with cantaloupes. Also, there is a lot of heavy-handed hinting that he has Asperger's syndrome. Oh, and Wolff is an alias because Affleck's character is on the lamb, but also a government informant.
Does that sound like a lot? It is a lot. It is, in fact, too much. The result is that it is nearly impossible to understand this character's motivations or really care about what's happening on screen in any meaningful way. The Accountant also suffers from the too-many-things problem on a more macro level.
But perhaps the most laughable part of the whole movie is the side plot about a federal investigation, in which law enforcement agents are trying to figure out who is killing wealthy white people in and around the Chicago metro area. (Actually, I am not laughing about that. Chicago's murder epidemic is a serious problem. The Accountant just gets the victims wrong.)
So… Should you see it? I think you already know my answer. What I will say is that I was entertained, if not for the reasons that perhaps I was meant to be. If it's free and you're hungover on a Sunday morning someday when this is streaming, go for it. But otherwise, save your Fandango dollars for a movie that makes more sense. I suspect your accountant would agree with that assessment.
The Accountant opens in theaters October 14, 2016.