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Mayhem (2017)

Unrated | | Action, Comedy, Horror | 10 November 2017 (USA)
A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.

Director:

Joe Lynch

Writer:

Matias Caruso

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Yeun ... Derek Cho
Samara Weaving ... Melanie Cross
Steven Brand ... John 'The Boss' Towers
Caroline Chikezie ... Kara 'The Siren' Powell
Kerry Fox ... Irene Smythe
Dallas Roberts ... Lester 'The Reaper' McGill
Mark Frost ... Ewan Niles
Claire Dellamar ... Meg
André Eriksen ... Colton 'The Bull' Snyder
Nikola Kent ... Oswald
Lucy Chappell ... Jenny
Olja Hrustic ... CDC Official
Vladan Mirkovic Vladan Mirkovic ... SWAT Commander
Bojan Peric Bojan Peric ... Miles
Annamaria Serda ... Brenda
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Storyline

Mayhem tells the story of a virus that infects a corporate law office on the day attorney Derek Cho (Yeun) is framed by a co-worker and wrongfully fired. The infection is capable of making people act out their wildest impulses. Trapped in the quarantined building, our hero is forced to savagely fight tooth and nail for not only his job but his life. Written by abothin

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Taglines:

Hostile. Work. Environment.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Korpo See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film's two stars, Steven Yeun and Samara Weaving, were both in Netflix original movies, Yeun in Okja and Weaving in The Babysitter. See more »

Quotes

Derek Cho: Those of you who don't want to be a part of this can leave now. But if you choose to stay, which it seems like you guys are choosing... You understand and agree to the following terms and conditions. One: You hereby waive your right to your own personal bodily integrity. Two: Per the state vs. Nevil Reed, my colleague and I will not be held criminally liable for any felony or misdemeanor that you may be a victim of, including but not limited to aggravated assault, aggravated battery, disorderly...
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Motherfucker
Written by Roddy Bottum and Mike Patton
Performed by Faith No More
Published by Cleanslate Music
Courtesy of Reclamation! Recordings
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Brilliant timely and (clearly) unappreciated
12 November 2017 | by paraduxSee all my reviews

Part social satire, part action film, part zombie end-of-the-world story, this wonderful little gem is technically perfect, well acted and scripted, and generally more fun than a barrel of hammers.

The fact that viewers don't seem to get it seems more a symptom of how conflicted our society has become than any actual fault in the film. A quarter century ago, Michael Douglas did FALLING DOWN (1993) which explored the same theme and audiences immediately connected. This is a better film and more relevant.

if you work for a large firm or simply are alive on the planet and wondering where society is headed. this is for you. Recommended.


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