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Office Killer (1997)

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A mousy office worker accidentally kills one of her coworkers, then proceeds to bump off a few others.

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Dorine Douglas
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Kim Poole
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Norah Reed
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Virginia Wingate
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Daniel Birch
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Gary Michaels
Mike Hodge ...
Mr. Landau
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Carlotta Douglas
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Brian
Doug Barron ...
Ted
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Naomi
Albert Macklin ...
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Kate
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Storyline

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder can quench the loneliness of her home life, as a macabre office place forms in her basement, populated by dead co-workers. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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3 December 1997 (USA)  »

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$37,446 (USA) (12 December 1997)
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Jeanne Tripplehorn was uncomfortable filming a scene in which her character literally stumbles onto a dead body. Initially the scene was planned to be much gorier than the finished product. See more »

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When Dorine's cats are scratching under the basement door, you can see that a toy is being waved under the door. See more »

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[first lines]
Dorine Douglas: [reading] At Constant Consumer magazine there is but one constant rule: get the job done. This can be hazardous, however, when the laws of economics effect our workplace, and threaten to downsize us. For those of you who cannot keep pace with such changes, be forewarned, you will be terminated.
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Spoofs Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Glossy dispatch
18 October 2009 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Office Killer, written by Elise MacAdam, is the first feature film directed by Cindy Sherman, best known for clever references to classic films in her still photography and utilizes some excellently placed commercial visuals to joke on the slasher film in a very low-key fashion.

Sherman always frames for types over specifics of character - this avoidance of in-depth characterization leaves the viewer distanced and uninvolved, and ultimately is what converts the horror-based tale into a comedy. Because we are shown the gloss of the narrative rather than the motivations of the lead character Dorine and her needs, we remain uninvolved except for some tasty flash backs from Dorine that fill in some gaps, the story still remains outside of the character's head.


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