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Head Office (1986)

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Judge Reinhold stars as Jack Issel, a fresh-faced business-school grad who begins working for a huge multi-national corporation in this satire of business and industry.

Cast

Judge Reinhold
as Jack Issel
Danny DeVito
as Stedman
Merritt Butrick
as John Hudson
George Coe
as Sen. Issel
Lori-Nan Engler
as Rachael Helmes
Ron James
as Mark Rabinovich
John Kapelos
as Gen. Sepulveda
Don King
as Himself
Richard Masur
as Max Landsberger
Brian Doyle-Murray
as Col. Tolliver
Diane Robin
as Gross's Secretary
Bruce Wagner
as Kennedy
Hrant Alianak
as President Sanchez
Tom Butler
as Security Monitor
Jeremiah S. Chechik
as Hysterical Man
Ralph Small
as Security Monitor
Jeremiah Chechick
as Hysterical Man
Richard Comar
as TV Reporter
Nancy Cser
as Dantley's Secretary
Billy Curtis
as Rev. Lynch
Dominic Cuzzocrea
as Reporter No.1
Carolyn Dunn
as Yonge's Secretary
Elizabeth Irwin
as `America A.M.' Host
Wally Kanin
as Security Monitor No.4
Derek Keurvost
as Fund Raiser
Derek Kuervost
as Fund Raiser
Kathy Lasky
as Miss Kline
Michael McManus
as Branch Kipp
Maxine Miller
as Stedman's Secretary
Myron Natwick
as TV Anchorman
Laura Press
as V.P. Secretary
Barry Thomson
as Security Guard
Shawn Thompson
as Trevor Koback
Christopher Ward
as Another Executive
Gay Claitman
as Woman Protestors
Theresa Tova
as Woman Protestor
Megan Smith
as Woman Protestors
Myra Fried
as Woman Protestors
Teresa Tova
as Woman Protestors
Eric Keenleyside
as Whale Protestor
Don Keppy
as Whale Protestor
Tex Konig
as Whale Protestor
Phillip Borsos
as General Sepulveda
Francine Volker
as Whale Protestor
Devonne L. Green
as Senate Investigation Reporter
Patricia Nember
as Senate Investigation Reporter
Eric Young
as Senate Investigation Reporter
Annie McAuley
as Max's Girl
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Critic Reviews for Head Office

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

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

October 27, 2015 | Full Review…

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.

October 27, 2015 | Full Review…

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.

October 27, 2015 | Full Review…

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.

October 27, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

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.

October 27, 2015 | Full Review…

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

August 25, 2004 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for Head Office

½

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 something. Overall, it's pretty good, but it could have been better. At least it has a good cast.

Aj V
Aj V

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