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Head Office (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  3 January 1986 (USA)
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Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's ... See full summary »

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Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's dead body. John keeps getting promotions, but cant figure out why. Actually management doesn't care about him, they hope that having hired him, his father, Senator Issel, will vote the way they like. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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3 January 1986 (USA)  »

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$1,455,873 (USA)
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Trivia

When Stedman (Danny Devito) is looking at the article about him being investigated for illegally selling shares of stocks, the photo in the paper of Devito is actually still shot of his Taxi character Louie De Palma. See more »

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When Jack is first shown his new office in Complaints, the name plate by his door appears and disappears between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Pete Helmes: Hi. My name is Pete Helmes. 30 years ago I started a small company called INC Bearing and Tool and with these balls of steel I built INC International. Now we produce over 10,000 products, from the 50-megaton nuclear warhead to a creamer and nuttier peanut butter and a new, quieter artificial heart. Every day at INC we're developing new products that will improve your life, like Permalax, an all-new laxative implant, that relieves irregularity for up to 25 years with a one-step ...
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FAR SIDE OF CRAZY
Performed by Wall of Voodoo
Written by Andy Prieboy
Produced by Ian Broudie
Courtesy of I.R.S. Records
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poor Reinhold in the complaints department...
9 June 2003 | by (Shirley, MA) – See all my reviews

I have read the other comments here and I do understand everyone has their point of view. I agree that if you have never worked for a huge corporation (where employees are numbers not faces)then this movie will probably seem like nothing more than a stooges flick with big name cameos. I as a rental when I was working for Raytheon as a secretary and I can officially say that this movie is hysterical. It starts out fast in the opening with DeVito and then later on with poor Reinhold in the complaints department... if you have ever worked for PR or Customer support this will hit home in extremes! I love it and have looked for the video for years when it seemed to disappear off the face of the Video world (unless you bought it from a used video store's antique collection). I still hope it will eventually be released to DVD but until then I will be content with my video and hope to not wear it out. :)


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