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Office Space (1999)

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

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In the Initech office, the insecure Peter Gibbons hates his job and the abusive Division VP Bill Lumbergh that has just hired two consultants to downsize the company. His best friends are the software engineers Michael Bolton and Samir Nagheenanajar that also hate Initech, and his next door neighbor Lawrence. His girlfriend Anne is cheating on him but she convinces Peter to visit the hypnotherapist Dr. Swanson. Peter tells how miserable his life is and Dr. Swanson hypnotizes him and he goes into a state of ecstasy. However, Dr. Swanson dies immediately after giving the hypnotic suggestion to Peter. He dates the waitress Joanna and changes his attitude in the company, being promoted by the consultants. When he discovers that Michael and Samir will be fired, they decide to plant a virus in the account system to embezzle fraction of cents in each financial operation into Peter's account. However Michael commits a mistake in the software and instead of decimals, they steal a large amount.... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A comedy from Mike Judge, creator of "Beavis and Butt-head" and co-creator "King of the Hill". See more »

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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19 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Cubiculos de la oficina  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,231,727, 21 February 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,824,921, 9 May 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,800,000, 31 December 1999
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Trivia

The taller Bob consultant, actually wears buckled belts for suspenders. They changed color based upon his outfit. See more »

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When Peter goes to Joanna's new place of work she comes out wearing her red work shirt. In one shot (from behind Peter), Joanna is suddenly wearing a denim jacket instead of the red shirt. See more »

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Samir: Is there some way to just give the money back?
Peter Gibbons: What? You mean just hand them a check for the exact amount they're missing? I think they'd figure that out.
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The Green Room
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30 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I must admit,I did not think much of Office Space when I first saw it in the theater,but I've seen it several times since,and I have got to say it has grown on me quite a lot.This is an appropriate tribute to people like me everywhere who hate their jobs.I am not a big fan of rap music,but the rap score somehow makes the film even more appealing.The plot is hilarious,the characters are hysterical,and it's just a fun movie.If you hate your job want to feel at least a little better about it,this film is for you.


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