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Office Killer (1997)

A mousy office worker accidentally kills one of her coworkers, then proceeds to bump off a few others.

Director:

Cindy Sherman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carol Kane ... Dorine Douglas
Molly Ringwald ... Kim Poole
Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Norah Reed
Barbara Sukowa ... Virginia Wingate
Michael Imperioli ... Daniel Birch
David Thornton ... Gary Michaels
Mike Hodge ... Mr. Landau
Alice Drummond ... Carlotta Douglas
Florina Rodov Florina Rodov ... Receptionist
Jason Brill Jason Brill ... Delivery Man
Eddie Malavarca Eddie Malavarca ... Brian - the Mailboy
Doug Barron Doug Barron ... Ted
Linda Powell ... Naomi
Albert Macklin Albert Macklin ... Brad
Michelle Hurst ... Kate
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Storyline

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer Magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope, but after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder can quench the loneliness of her home life, as a macabre office place forms in her basement, populated by dead co-workers. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Working here can be murder. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Christine Vachon, the production company Killer Films gets its name from this film. See more »

Goofs

When Dorine's cats are scratching under the basement door, you can see that a toy is being waved under the door. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dorine Douglas: [reading] At Constant Consumer Magazine there is but one constant rule: get the job done. This can be hazardous, however, when the laws of economics effect our workplace and threaten to downsize us. For those of you who cannot keep pace with such changes, be forewarned: you will be terminated.
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Soundtracks

It's Your Life
Performed by Motivation
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User Reviews

 
I guess people did not get it...
14 February 2005 | by scheller_2003See all my reviews

I was impressed to see this film had so many bad reviews, both from critics and viewers. I saw it and I actually think it is a very good inside joke, it is only necessary to get the "spirit" of it. Director Cindy Sherman uses gore and some very curious camera positions to make you a little bit scary and also laugh once or twice (not out-loud, though). The performances from Carol Kane (totally crazy) and Molly Ringwald (in a very against-the-type turn) are very good. The supporting cast (German actress Barbara Sukowa and The Soprano's Michael Imperioli) is also interesting. I think this film makes a perfect midnight video snack with some friends.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Office Killer See more »

Filming Locations:

Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$76,054

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,054
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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