Head Office
Head Office (1986)

With a script that is too anemic for the red-blooded actors featured here, this anorexic comedy moves slowly up and down the corporate ladder with the fortunes and misfortunes of several company men. Jack Issel (Judge Reinhold) gets a VIP… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Richard Christiansen
Chicago Tribune

It's a lamebrained movie, without much sense in its construction.

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Lorien Haynes
Radio Times

Sadly Reinhold fails to be funny enough to carry the movie and the only sparky moments are down to support characters Don Novello and Richard Masur.

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

The structure here is a bit like '50s social comedies but there's no satiric force, just chutzpah and energy. The movie confuses iconoclasm with wit, and bile with guts; it's mostly thin and mean-spirited.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A needle in a haystack would be easier to find than a laugh in this film--which is surprising, considering that the cast includes such names as DeVito, Moranis, Novello, Doyle-Murray, and Shawn.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Though corporate satire has been out of vogue for a while, it's ready for a revival. But while ''Head Office'' has its moments, it winds up much too understated to have a cutting edge.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Tries to be funny and satirical but misses the mark more often than not.

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Aj V
Although there were many really funny scenes, there were also a bunch of unfunny scenes too, and sometimes the film didn't look like it was edited right or… More