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Office Space -- When layoffs affect his two best friends at work, mad-as-hell Peter Gibbons conspires to plant a computer virus in the company's system that will embezzle corporate funds into a secret account.
Office Space -- Comedic tale of company workers who hate their jobs and decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Mike Judge (Milton animated shorts)
Mike Judge (screenplay)
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Release Date:
19 February 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Work Sucks. See more »
Plot:
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Um yeah, I'm going to have to go ahead and sort of rate this one a 9 See more (611 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ron Livingston ... Peter Gibbons

Jennifer Aniston ... Joanna

David Herman ... Michael Bolton

Ajay Naidu ... Samir Nagheenanajar

Diedrich Bader ... Lawrence

Stephen Root ... Milton Waddams

Gary Cole ... Bill Lumbergh

Richard Riehle ... Tom Smykowski

Alexandra Wentworth ... Anne

Joe Bays ... Dom Portwood

John C. McGinley ... Bob Slydell

Paul Willson ... Bob Porter

Kinna McInroe ... Nina

Todd Duffey ... Brian - Chotchkie's Waiter

Greg Pitts ... Drew

Michael McShane ... Dr. Swanson (as Micheal McShane)
Linda Wakeman ... Laura Smykowski

Jennifer Jane Emerson ... Female Temp
Kyle Scott Jackson ... Rob Newhouse - Smykowski's Lawyer

Orlando Jones ... Steve - Magazine Salesman
Barbara George-Reiss ... Peggy - Lumbergh's Secretary
Tom Schuster ... Construction Foreman

Rupert Reyes ... Mexican Waiter (as Ruperto Reyes Jr.)
Jackie Belvin ... Swanson's Patient #1

Gabriel Folse ... Swanson's Patient #2
Jesse De Luna ... Cop at Fire

Mike Judge ... Stan - Chotchkie's Manager (as William King)
Justin Possenti ... Spectator

Jack Betts ... Judge
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charissa Allen ... Jogger (uncredited)
Bob Crain ... Sleepy Office Worker (uncredited)
Natalie Denning ... Initech Employee (uncredited)
Samantha Inoue Harte ... Initech Employee (uncredited)
Mark Kubiak ... Initech Employee (uncredited)

K. Todd Lytle ... Rush Hour Driver (uncredited)
David Sharp ... Rush Hour Driver (uncredited)
Fabian Watkins ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
Jared B. Wells ... Driver in traffic (uncredited)

Heath Young ... Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by
Mike Judge 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mike Judge (Milton animated shorts)

Mike Judge (screenplay)

Produced by
Daniel Rappaport .... producer
Guy Riedel .... executive producer
Michael Rotenberg .... producer
Mike Judge .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Frizzell 
 
Cinematography by
Tim Suhrstedt (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
David Rennie 
 
Casting by
Nancy Klopper 
 
Production Design by
Edward T. McAvoy  (as Edward McAvoy)
 
Art Direction by
Adele Plauche 
 
Set Decoration by
Carla Curry 
 
Costume Design by
Melinda Eshelman 
 
Makeup Department
Felicity Bowring .... key makeup artist
Bonnie Clevering .... key hair stylist
Melissa Forney .... additional hair stylist
Kalen Hoyle .... additional makeup artist
Julie Janes-Love .... assistant hair stylist (as Julie Janes)
Shelley Tanner .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Udi Nedivi .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christina Fong .... second assistant director
Phil Hardage .... second second assistant director (as Philip Hardage)
Rip Murray .... first assistant director (as James W. 'Rip' Murray Jr.)
 
Art Department
Michael Bayer .... set dresser
Kevin Berve .... additional props
Randy Bilski .... propmaker
Chris Buchinsky .... storyboard illustrator
John V. Burson .... construction coordinator
Tom Christopher .... lead man
Brian Cross .... propmaker
April Crump .... set dresser (as April L. Crump)
Marc Dabrusin .... set dresser
Travis Dean .... propmaker
Bill Dunagin .... propmaker
Stanford Gilbert .... property master (as Stanford S. Gilbert)
Austin Gorg .... graphic artist
Donald Gross .... property maker (as Don Gross)
Kelley A. Hankins .... painter
Joseph Hendrix .... greensman
Joseph D. Hendrix .... propmaker
Roy G. Huth .... set dresser
Thomas V. Johnson .... painter (as Thomas Johnson)
Melinda Pharr .... buyer
DeLayne Rasmussen .... construction accountant (as Delayne Barnett)
Virle S. Reid .... additional props
Jerry Riddles .... propmaker
Felix Rosales III .... laborer
E. Colleen Saro .... on-set dresser
Steve Sawhill .... set dresser
Charles Seale .... laborer
Coridon Steele .... construction foreman
Paul Steele .... laborer
Ric Trzeciak .... assistant property master
Ronnie White .... shop foreman
Phillip Williams .... labor foreman
Jeri Woodward .... paint foreman (as Jeri Lowe)
Randal Woodward .... lead scenic
Terri Wright .... buyer (as Terri L. Wright)
Bob 'Boom Boom' Zaborski .... propmaker
 
Sound Department
Michael Axinn .... assistant sound editor
Christopher Barrick .... sound re-recordist (as Christopher 'Bear' Barrick)
Chris Barron .... digital audio transferer
Karen Brocco .... supervising assistant sound editor (as Karen A. Brocco)
Stacy Brownrigg .... sound mixer (as Stacy F. Brownrigg)
Tony Eckert .... foley mixer
Stan Ginsel .... sound transferer
Jonathan Greber .... transfer supervisor
Bruce Lacey .... adr editor
David Lucarelli .... adr recordist
Frank 'Pepe' Merel .... foley recordist
Tom Myers .... sound re-recording mixer
Jonathan Null .... dialogue editor
Larry Oatfield .... sound effects editor (as E. Larry Oatfield)
Brandon Proctor .... machine room operator
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer
Gary Rizzo .... sound re-recording mixer (as Gary A. Rizzo)
Steve Romanko .... machine room operator
Ronald G. Roumas .... machine room supervisor
Brooke Satrazemis .... cable person
Larry Schalit .... adr editor
Jurgen Scharpf .... sound mix technician
Dee Selby .... digital audio transferer
Michael Semanick .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Shoup .... supervising sound editor
David A. Smith .... boom operator (as David Allen Smith)
Dennie Thorpe .... foley artist
Jana Vance .... foley artist
Joan Malloch .... digital audio transferer (uncredited)
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist (uncredited)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Robert Calvert .... special effects (as Bob Calvert)
Steve Dearth .... special effects
Paul J. Lombardi .... special effects coordinator (as Paul Lombardi)
Rick Peterson .... special effects
Shane Scott .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Robert W. Morgenroth .... video effects supervisor: E=mc² Inc. (as Bob Morgenroth)
Paul Le Blanc .... CGI supervisor (uncredited)
Reid Paul .... digital artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rob King .... stunt coordinator
Eric Norris .... stunts
Don Pike .... stunts
Gary Pike .... stunts (as Gary T. Pike)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeff Andrus .... company grip
Marc Andrus .... key grip
Abby Antweil .... electrician
Arthur Blum .... dolly grip
Jose F. Cruz .... electrician
Debra Dotts-Sladek .... second assistant camera (as Debra Dotts Sladek)
Paul V. Ferrazzi .... first assistant camera (as Paul 'Cancun' Ferrazzi)
Bob Field .... gaffer
Kory Funk .... electrician
Robert Hicks .... company grip (as Rob Hicks)
Emily Pedraza Hudson .... camera loader
Key Kolb .... best boy grip (as Key Kolb III)
James 'Buz' Maloy .... company grip (as Buz Maloy)
Mark Mims .... electrician
Richard Nance .... company grip
Charles Papert .... camera operator
Gabe Proctor .... video assist operator
Van Redin .... still photographer
Wally Rowell .... electrician
Troy Sneed .... electrician
Jason B. Thorpe .... company grip
Tim Travis .... electrician
Troy Webb .... best boy electric (as Troy D. Webb)
Sean Wright .... company grip (as Sean R. Wright)
 
Casting Department
Laura C. Auldridge .... casting assistant: Texas
Jo Edna Boldin .... casting: Texas
Kira Burns .... extras casting assistant
Johnny Gidcomb .... adr casting
Hillary Sachs .... casting associate
Beth Sepko .... extras casting
Elana Wakeman .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alix Friedberg .... assistant costume designer
Kimmie Furlong .... set costumer
Lee Hunsaker .... set costumer
Janice Janacek .... costume supervisor
David W. King .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Kimberly Adams .... apprentice editor (as Kim Jorgensen)
Damon Botsford .... post-production assistant
Aaron Brock .... apprentice editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Cherie King .... assistant editor
Eric A. Lewy .... first assistant editor
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Myra A. Minchew .... editorial intern
Warren Paeff .... associate editor
Elizabeth Peters .... assistant editor: avid
Kathy Thomson .... digital colorist
Kurt Leitner .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Heidi Arnold .... assistant music editor
Allen Dameron .... conductor: orchestra
Simon James .... orchestra contractor
Andrew Kinney .... orchestrator
Micha Liberman .... score coordinator
Micha Liberman .... score recordist
Gabriel Mann .... featured vocalist (as Gabe Rutman)
Robert Puff .... music preparation
Reed Ruddy .... score recordist
Abby Treloggen .... music editor
Rick Winquest .... score mixer
Jay B. Richardson .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Greg Faucett .... transportation captain
James Lowder .... transportation coordinator (as James R. Lowder)
Ricky Damazio .... driver (uncredited)
Patrick A. Reynolds Jr. .... driver (uncredited)
Russell E. Scott .... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rob Anderson .... assistant: Mr. Rotenberg
Jeff Bilger .... key set production assistant
Sarah Nean Bruce .... production consultant: Dallas (as Sarah N. Bruce.Craft)
Christina Campbell .... accounting assistant
Anne Carr .... medic (as Anne Catherine Carr)
Michael Cearley .... set production assistant
Jan Clark .... production accountant
Megan Bobeda Curry .... assistant location manager: Dallas
Kim Davis .... location manager: Dallas
Shanti Delsarte .... assistant production coordinator
Ellie Dendahl .... assistant location manager
Matt Dunstone .... key office production assistant
Steve Eckelman .... set production assistant
Fred Gabrielli .... catering: Gala Catering Inc.
Yvonne M. Gabrielli .... craft service (as Yvonne Gabrielli)
Denise Jackson .... location manager: Key West
Jessica Jarrell .... assistant: Mr. Judge
Michael Klastorin .... unit publicist (as Michael E. Klastorin)
Sarah Lum .... assistant: Mr. Rappaport
Christine Marino .... assistant: Mr. Riedel
Nicki McCain .... first assistant accountant
Kate McCarley .... location manager
Marcel Meyer .... location assistant
Rob Nelson .... video/computer operator
Michael 'Mox' Pappas .... craft service (as Michael Pappas)
Andrew S. Payer .... set production assistant
Kyle Peake .... set production assistant (as Kyle Peak)
Mark Quinn .... catering: Gala Catering Inc.
M.K. Shaw .... payroll accountant
K.D. Smith .... production coordinator
Cheryl Starbuck .... script supervisor
Carmen Thomson .... medic
John Torrijos .... video services (as John 'J.T.' Torrijos)
Katie Tull .... set production assistant
Christian von Burkleo .... video services (as Christian Von Burkleo)
Leigh A. Wilbourn .... assistant production coordinator
Stephanie S. Woodyard .... production secretary
Joe Cappelletti .... additional voices (uncredited)
Darryl Chan .... gym trainer: Ron Livingston (uncredited)
Janice Clark .... production accountant (uncredited)
Maureen 'Mo' Crutchfield .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
David Eck .... production coordinator: Los Angeles re-shoots (uncredited)
Currie Person .... location production assistant (uncredited)
Joshua J. Smith .... production assistant (uncredited)
Miker Stovall .... set production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cubiculos de la oficina" - USA (Spanish title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and brief sexuality (Approved No. 36485)
Runtime:
89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:M | Australia:MA (Cable TV rating) | Brazil:Livre | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Chile:TE | Finland:S | France:U | Germany:12 | Iceland:L | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:M | Norway:7 | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | Spain:T | Sweden:Btl | UK:15 | USA:R (Approved No. 36485) | USA:TV-MA (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Peter mentions that he (and presumably the other programmers) are working on fixing the "year 2000 problem" in Initech's banking software. This issue, often referred to as "Y2K" or the "millennium bug", was a real problem dealt with by many companies in the late 1990s. Peter accurately describes the issue as being related to a space-saving shortcut used by programmers (mostly in the 1960s-70s) where the year portion of date-related data was stored as two digits (e.g. "75" instead of "1975"). The expectation was that software written in such a way would fail -- perhaps catastrophically -- when the year changed from 1999 ("99") to 2000 ("00"). However, largely thanks to a massive effort on the part of the software and financial industries, most of the issues were resolved before the deadline, and the millennium change occurred with few issues.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the 2 Bobs are recapping Smykowski and Waddams' dismissal, Dom is picking up his coffee cup and has his hand on the handle. In other shots, his hand is not on the handle of his cup.See more »
Quotes:
Bob Slydell:Milton Waddams.
Dom Portwood:Who's he?
Bob Porter:You know, squirrely looking guy, mumbles a lot.
Dom Portwood:Oh, yeah.
Bob Slydell:Yeah, we can't actually find a record of him being a current employee here.
Bob Porter:I looked into it more deeply and I found that apparently what happened is that he was laid off five years ago and no one ever told him about it; but through some kind of glitch in the payroll department, he still gets a paycheck.
Bob Slydell:So we just went ahead and fixed the glitch.
Bill Lumbergh:Great.
Dom Portwood:So, uh, Milton has been let go?
Bob Slydell:Well, just a second there, professor. We, uh, we fixed the *glitch*. So he won't be receiving a paycheck anymore, so it'll just work itself out naturally.
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110 out of 153 people found the following review useful.
Um yeah, I'm going to have to go ahead and sort of rate this one a 9, 9 February 2004
Author: fivefids from United States

If you work in a cube, and love satire, this is your movie! Those who would slam it probably do not get it and that's fine but those of us who do will see it multiple times. This movie does for office workers what "This Is Spinal Tap" did for musicians. That means it may not be a movie for everyone but for those chosen ones, it means getting together with friends a couple of times a year to enjoy a classic and quote it constantly on those other 363 days when they're not watching it! If you are a cube dweller, then I need you to go ahead and check out this movie, uh that would be great. I too rated it a 9 because of the gangster-rap soundtrack. Save for that, I would've gone ahead and rated it a 10.

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