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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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Official Sites:

Official site

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:

$17,500,000, 9 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,730,514, 20 January 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,455,140
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jason Bateman (Josh) and T.J. Miller (Clay) are also in the film Extract (2009) together . Jason Bateman plays Joel and T.J. Miller plays Rory. See more »

Goofs

Clay's joint as he talks with Trina lengthens and shortens between shots. See more »

Quotes

Carol Vanstone: All right, if by some miracle you can close Walter Davis and his 14 million dollar account, your jobs are safe.
Clay Vanstone: Done! And you're going to look so stupid!
Carol Vanstone: [Begins walking out of the door] Then we'll finally have something in common!
Clay Vanstone: [the door shuts] Goddammit, she's so mean!
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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

References Shark Tank (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane)
Written by Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman
Performed by Alex Aiono
Courtesy of Interscope Records under license for Universal Music Enterprises
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Its fun if you let it be fun
17 June 2018 | by jrthawk86See all my reviews

I understand why people might be down on this movie but I really enjoyed it. It had the right elements of the great party comedy. Great cast. Great party. Maybe I really enjoyed it because I was drinking along with it and wanted it to be good. But is that such a problem to have? It did feel like it couldn't quite hit the punchline as well as I wanted it to. But if you want to have fun with it you will.


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