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Office Christmas Party

also known as “A Última Ressaca do Ano,” “Festa de Natal da Empresa,” “Fiesta de empresa,” See more »
MPA Rating: R-Rating (MPA) for crude sexual content and language throughout, drug use and graphic nudity.
Moral Rating: Not recommended
Moviemaking Quality:
Primary Audience: Adults
Genre: Comedy
Length: 1 hr. 45 min.
Year of Release: 2016
USA Release: December 9, 2016 (wide—3,210 theaters)
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Featuring Kate McKinnonMary
Olivia MunnTracey
Jennifer AnistonCarol
Jamie Chung … Meghan
Jason BatemanJosh
Abbey Lee … Savannah
T.J. Miller … Clay
Jillian Bell … Trina
Karan Soni … Nate
Rob Corddry … Jeremy
Vanessa Bayer … Allison
Joshua Mikel …
Fortune Feimster … Uber Driver
Matt Walsh … Ezra
Courtney B. Vance … Walter
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Director Josh Gordon
Will Speck
Producer DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks SKG
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Distributor: Paramount Pictures Corporation. Trademark logo.
Paramount Pictures Corporation
, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “In OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, when the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer 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. But the party gets way out of hand…”

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Negative—The only reason I did not see this movie entirely is that I walked out. I just couldn’t stand the humor: crude, tasteless, “go for shock value” is not what I find entertaining.
My Ratings: Moral rating: / Moviemaking quality:
Noel, age 38 (USA)
Movie Critics
…lewd… raunchy… groin-fixated humor, debauchery, slapstick violence, substance abuse and corrosive foul language… [2½/4]
Michael O’Sullivan, The Washington Post

…a “non-denominational holiday mixer” conceived in the “Hangover” mold… you can’t help but think that maybe the screenwriters were focused on the wrong thing…
Peter Debruge, Variety

…lump-of-coal sensibility… exhausting concoction of comedy-of-cruelty slapstick… hasn’t the slightest satiric edge. …it’s a frenetic grab bag of strained shtick, however expertly delivered by ace comic performers. …
Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

…a holly, jolly disappointment… mostly uninspired and bland…
Will Ashton, The Playlist
…it’s not funny… a hopeless muddle. A joyless, laughless—that’s right, not even one laugh—affair that proves how indulgent and (worse) boring ensemble comedies such as this become when the ensemble has next to no natural chemistry and even less of a script to riff off of. …[1/4]
John Semley, The Globe and Mail

…Skip the “Office Christmas Party”… shamelessly crude and relentlessly unfunny… This party is a dud.
Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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