Office Christmas Party
Office Christmas Party (2016)

In OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, when the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he (T.J. Miller) and his Chief Technical Officer (Jason Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 9, 2016
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2017
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Its cast of gifted comics is good for a handful of laughs, but Office Christmas Party's overstuffed plot ultimately proves roughly as disappointing as its clichéd gags and forced sentimentality.

Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

Even a third act demolition derby tribute to The Blues Brothers can't revitalize this stiff.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

The supporting characters are the people who are funny. They're the people we care about. And every time the movie cuts from their mad antics ... the whole film starts to deflate a little, like a Mylar balloon from the discount party store.

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Arielle Tschinkel
Refinery29

The writers had a plum opportunity to satirize office stereotypes or make a salient point about them. But instead they went for the low-hanging fruit, expecting that audiences would look past the laziness.

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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

The rager's excesses are wholly predictable: cocaine, a lot of white people jumping up and down to DJ Kool, gay-panicky visuals with eggnog.

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John Semley
Globe and Mail

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.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

Maybe it's because of all the depressing news... or ... the holidays and we are in dire need to see something lighthearted and, frankly, stupid right now, but this is temporarily satisfying. I guess that's all we can ask for this moment.

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Susan Wloszczyna
RogerEbert.com

Yet another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of logic often leads to a decline in sustained laughter.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Like most office Christmas parties, you should skip it.

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Alex Casey
New Zealand Herald

There are large impressive stunts, pratfalls and chaos, but seldom does Office Christmas Party ever actually shock or delight in the way that it thinks it does.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
So upon reading about this movie, seeing the title and seeing the poster, I came to the conclusion that this was very possibly very similar to many American… More
KJ Proulx
There is a very wide range between what makes a great comedy and what could make a terrible comedy. In my opinion, there are more mediocre comedies than… More
Kevin M. Williams
A normal comedy, with little to differentiate it from tons of other riffs on The Hangover, merely to say its no total embarrassment, but neither is it a laff… More
Jamie Clarke
Pretty funny film that never really tries nothing new but is full of cheap laughs and some crude humour that's not for everybody, Yes it's predictable… More
Film Crazy
A mindless comedy that offers the same as any Christmas comedy movie. it's fun just leave it at that!
Brendan Nicholls
This just doesn't do anything different and like all the recent comedies out there it doesn't distinguish itself. The cliches are all there and it… More