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Office Christmas Party (2016)

R | | Comedy | 9 December 2016 (USA)
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When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand...

Directors:

Josh Gordon, Will Speck

Writers:

Jon Lucas (story by), Scott Moore (story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Josh Parker
Olivia Munn ... Tracey Hughes
T.J. Miller ... Clay Vanstone
Jennifer Aniston ... Carol Vanstone
Kate McKinnon ... Mary
Courtney B. Vance ... Walter Davis
Jillian Bell ... Trina
Rob Corddry ... Jeremy
Vanessa Bayer ... Allison
Randall Park ... Fred
Sam Richardson ... Joel
Karan Soni ... Nate
Jamie Chung ... Meghan
Abbey Lee ... Savannah
Da'Vine Joy Randolph ... Carla
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Storyline

When the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he (T.J. Miller) and his Chief Technical Officer (Jason Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Party like your job depends on it.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, drug use and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | India

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Office Holiday Party Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,890,204, 11 December 2016

Gross USA:

$54,767,494

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,501,299
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and T.J. Miller have all worked with Mike Judge. Anniston in Office Space (1999), Bateman in Extract (2009) and Miller on Silicon Valley (2014). See more »

Goofs

Obvious stand-in for Jennifer Aniston in the shots where we cut to Josh or Clay or Tracey for their reactions to what Carol tells them (first time in Clay's office after the meeting; second time in Josh's apartment; third time during the party). See more »

Quotes

Mary: [grabs Josh's arm to stop him from leaving the mini-van] Because I don't know what's gonna happen in there. Last year, I filed a sexual harassment complaint against myself.
Josh Parker: Against yourself. Mmm-hmm.
Mary: Andrew, in the copy room, he was changing the toner. And I pretended to drop something on the ground so that I could bend over and graze his butt with my nose. And I did.
Josh Parker: That doesn't seem that bad.
Mary: And then I said, "If you don't fuck me, buster, I will ruin you."
Josh Parker: Hmm. That's harassment.
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Crazy Credits

After the Paramount Pictures logo ends it goes directly to the Dreamworks Pictures logo, and when the Reliance Entertainment almost ends, a star is added on top of the "A" and four black dots is added on the bottom of the "A" and when the logo is fading out the "A" on the logo is changed to a Christmas tree on a pie in the office. During these logos a mix of ''Merry Christmas and happy new year'' and "Deck The Halls" is played. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: T.J. Miller/Melissa Rauch/The Lemon Twigs (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Off The Sandal
Written by Richard Macklin
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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The sleeper hit of the Netflix holiday offerings
23 December 2017 | by JaynaBSee all my reviews

I'd never have rented this based on the blurb, and for the past few weeks I ignored it on Netflix. But tonight I gave it the 10-minute test. Ended up glued to the tube. This is the sleeper of the season for Netflix holiday comedy offerings, that might be especially made for SNL fans. If you like movies like 'Rare Imports' and 'Get Santa', take this American offering for a test drive.

A slow start, a bit clunky on the early ensemble work, but brother when it hits its stride it is meta-hysterical. During the run-up to the bridge, with the glorious Christmas anthem in full orchestral splendor, I damned near stopped breathing. The outtakes after the credits are a mni-van full of wit and sass.

***RATED R AND EARNS IT!!! (there is some really gross stuff in this but they don't dwell on any of it; I've heard the amazing comedic cast improv'd a lot).

Not suitable for Family watching.


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