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Not Safe for Work (2014)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 9 May 2014 (USA)
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An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.


Joe Johnston





Cast overview:
Michael Gladis ... Whistle Blower
Dan Bakkedahl ... Random Denning Employee
Max Minghella ... Thomas Miller
Frankie J. Allison Frankie J. Allison ... Barney the Security Guard (as Frankie Jay Allison)
Molly Hagan ... Janine
Alejandro Patiño ... Fernando the Janitor (as Alejandro Patino)
Christian Clemenson ... Alan Z. Emmerich
Tom Gallop ... Roger Crawford
Eloise Mumford ... Anna Newton
Brandon Keener ... Moyers
Marina Black ... Lorraine Gambizzi
JJ Feild ... Killer
Eme Ikwuakor ... Accomplice / Cop
Shashawnee Hall ... Ray the Lobby Guard
Tim Griffin ... Hitman


The ambitious legal assistant Tom Miller works at the Rosen, Byres and Emmerich Attorneys at Law and secretly dates the gorgeous clerk Anna. His company has presently two major cases: Hartcourt vs. Denning Pharmaceutical, against a powerful corporation, and Gambizzi Case, against a mafia family. On the eve of the judgment of the Hartcourt case, Alan Emmerich releases all the employees early in the afternoon and he also fires Tom for snooping around the Gambizzi case. When Tom is leaving the building with Anna, he sees a man leaving a suitcase on the floor and another man wearing a suit taking the suitcase and going to the 34th floor of the building. Tom decides to follow him and soon he discovers that he man is actually a hit-man. Soon Tom is trapped on the floor with the killer since his access card is deactivated. Who hired the hit-man? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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His day was a grind, but his night will be worse. See more »




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Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blutiger Auftrag - Es gibt kein Entkommen See more »

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Production Co:

Blumhouse Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This movie takes place in New York City, as Tom's cell phone number starts with (516) area code, which is the area code for Nassau County, Long Island, New York. In the movie, the office building is mentioned to be in the "City," and New York City is the closest city to Nassau County, and most people who work in New York travel west from Long Island. See more »


When the killer gets Tom's phone it shows the video start from where the killer starts choking with the phone wire, whereas it should have started when Tom puts his phone to record about an hour before that. See more »


Alan Z. Emmerich: No, I am not a killer.
Thomas Miller: No, you just pay other people to do it for you. It's easier.
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A fast paced, exciting, action thriller.
13 July 2014 | by Lareina_duffySee all my reviews

This is a nail biting action thriller. There were solid performances from all of the cast members..especially the villain, JJ Field. Max Minghella was really great too. I really hope to see more from them in the future. Im sick of seeing mediocre acting from the likes of Zac Efron, Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Godzilla), and Shia Leboeuf in these big budget mindless movies. Big budget is great, but if the lead cant act, then the movie has no soul, IMO. Not Safe For Work is fast paced and really held my interest. The dialogue is sharp. I found this movie to be a refreshing change from so many movies that Hollywood has been cranking out lately. No fight scenes that drag on too long. The protagonist doest do anything that makes you think "ok, that beaks the laws of physics". None of the shaky hand held camera business so many thriller movies fall back on now days (thx Blair Witch project). I also love that this movie didn't rely on a cynical screenplay, swearing, nudity, or any shock value. Its just a well written, well executed, and well directed movie. Why cant more movies be like this?

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