Office Party
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Office Party
Office Party
Directed byGeorge Mihalka
Produced byGeorge Flak
Written byStephen Zoller
Based onOffice Party by Michael A. Gilbert
StarringDavid Warner
Michael Ironside
Kate Vernon
Jayne Eastwood
Music byBilly Bryans
Aaron Davis
CinematographyLudek Bogner
Edited byStan Cole
SC Entertainment
Release date
Running time
90 minutes

Office Party, also known as Hostile Takeover in some releases, is a Canadian thriller film directed by George Mihalka and released in 1988.[1] An adaptation of Michael A. Gilbert's 1981 crime novel Office Party, the film stars David Warner as Eugene Brackin, a repressed accountant who suddenly takes three of his coworkers hostage with no apparent motive or demands.[2]

The film also stars Michael Ironside, Kate Vernon and Jayne Eastwood as the hostages.

Billy Bryans and Aaron Davis received a Genie Award nomination for Best Original Score at the 10th Genie Awards.[3]


  1. ^ "Silliness can't save this Party". Toronto Star, October 22, 1989.
  2. ^ "Valid drama beats at heart of movie". Calgary Herald, June 17, 1990.
  3. ^ "Cronenberg film earns a dozen nominations: Dead Ringers tops Genie list". The Globe and Mail, February 14, 1989.

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