Office Space (Special Edition) (Widescreen) (1999)

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Rated  Not Rated language and brief sexuality

Overview

This geeky 1999 office comedy starring Ron Livingston as a corporate Everyman instantly gained cult status for its unabashed caricatures of office personalities, and its theme of corporate sabotage. Peter Gibbons (Livingston) is a typical middle manager living a mundane life amid a gray maze of cubicles. Everything in his life reeks of mediocrity, from the mid-size car he drives to the chain restaurant, Chotchky's (read: TGI Friday's), where he eats lunch every day. Even his apartment, a cookie-cutter duplex with walls so thin that he can chat with his next-door neighborhood through the plaster, is totally lacking in personality. The company where he works is peppered with ambitionless drones who blindly comply with the condescending requests made of them by their Porsche-driving CEO (Gary Cole). Then one day, Gibbons snaps. As a team of experts is brought in to enact large-scale layoffs, Gibbons simply stops trying and adopts an attitude of total disinterest. That is, he's only interested in dating the blond waitress (Jennifer Anniston) at the local restaurant, and putting in place a devilish scheme for some corporate payback.

OFFICE SPACE's writer-director Mike Judge (BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD), scares up some A-list laughs with this film, while also making an excellent parody of corporate culture. Released just as the dot-com boom began to go bust, with massive trends in corporate downsizing on the horizon, it could not have been better timed. Thus, while viewers will delight in the absurdity of the ultimate office loser Milton (Stephen Root), they will also identify with some frighteningly realistic aspects of the film.
Theatrical Release Date 1999
Format DVD
Number of Discs 1

Additional Crew:

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Not Rated

Rated  Not Rated language and brief sexuality

  • Release Info
  • Collector Edition
    N
  • Director Cut
    N
  • Number Of Discs
    1
  • Genre
    Comedies
  • Distributor
    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • Area
    USA
  • Video
  • Runtime (minutes)
    90
  • Picture
    Color
  • Audio
  • Language
    English
  • Dubbed
    French, Spanish
  • Subtitles
    English, Spanish
  • Release Note
  • Notes:
    DVD Features:

    Keep Case
    Special Edition
    Full Frame - 1.33
    Widescreen - 1.85
    Audio:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    Dolby Surround - French, Spanish
    Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
    Additional Release Material:
    Documentary: "Out of the Office: An Office Space Retrospective with Mike Judge"
    Deleted Scenes: (5)
    Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
    DVD-ROM Features:
    Downloads: Visual Downloads
  • Release Date
    02/07/06
  • Theatrical Release
    1999
  • Rating
    Not Rated
  • Rating Reason
    language and brief sexuality
  • Format
    DVD
  • Unedited Version
    N

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Editorial Reviews

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Chicago Sun-Times 02-19-1999 "...OFFICE SPACE is a comic cry of rage against the nightmare of modern office life....The movie's dialogue is smart..."
Uncut 01-01-2004 "[O]ften screamingly funny."
Premiere 12-01-2005 3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]f you don't know how many pieces of flair you should be wearing or why the Swingline stapler is so much better than the Boston, then by all means skip happy hour tonight and get to watching."
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