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Office Christmas Party (2016)

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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

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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Did You Know?

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

When they are launching the protocol to get the Anywair internet up, the goggles that Joel (aka DJ Calvis) wears go back and forth from covering his eyes to being on his forehead several times between shots. See more »

Quotes

Clay Vanstone: Shut the fuck door!
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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 Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Traditional
Performed by Orchester Henry Stuck (uncredited)
Arranged by Hans Hammerschmid (as Henry Stuck)
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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Better than I was expecting
5 April 2017 | by childers-3See all my reviews

I dreaded seeing this. My daughter rents many videos on Redbox, but we consistently shot her down when she would bring this one up to rent. She finally rented it anyway. We sat down to watch it and I was ready to just play games on my phone until it was over. I was pleasantly surprised. It was not as bad as the reviews would lead you to believe. Comedy is a very relative, personal thing. What someone finds funny, someone else would not. I have strange taste in comedy. I like physical, silly comedies, but also intelligent satire, I'm kind of all over the map when it comes to what makes me laugh. This one, about a software company on the brink of failure, was pretty good. I laughed several times. It was a little long for a comedy, I feel they could have edited some scenes better. Two hours is too long for most movies, especially a comedy. I liked most of the characters and thought they did well with the script they were given. It's not rocket science, but it was entertaining and I'm glad she rented it.


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