A Shock to the System

Overview

When a hard-working advertising executive is passed over for a lucrative promotion, he expresses his disappointment through murder in this black comedy from First Look. The film is presented in 1.33:1 full-frame and offering audio rendered in English Dolby Digital 5.1. Extra features include an interview with director Jan Egleson, a gallery of movie stills, and an additional scene/alternate ending.
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Overview

When a hard-working advertising executive is passed over for a lucrative promotion, he expresses his disappointment through murder in this black comedy from First Look. The film is presented in 1.33:1 full-frame and offering audio rendered in English Dolby Digital 5.1. Extra features include an interview with director Jan Egleson, a gallery of movie stills, and an additional scene/alternate ending.
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Special Features

HD digitally remastered; Letterbox & widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Surround mix; Interview with the director; Still picture gallery; Alternate ending; Previews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2004
  • UPC: 687797107190
  • Original Release: 1990
  • Rating:

  • Source: Millennium
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 33,709

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Caine Graham Marshall
Elizabeth McGovern Stella Anderson
Peter Riegert Robert Benham
Swoosie Kurtz Leslie Marshall
Will Patton Lieutenant Laker
John McMartin George Brewster
Jenny Wright Melanie O'Connor
Barbara Baxley Lillian
Haviland Morris Tara Liston
Philip Moon Henry Park
Mike Cicchetti Beggar in Subway
Mary Colquhoun
Elizabeth Morin Partygoer
Sheila Stainback News Anchor Woman
Kent Broadhurst Executive
Zach Grenier Executive
David Schramm Executive
Sam Schacht David Jones
Christopher Durang Convention Speaker
Mia Dillon Graham's Secretary
Patience Moore Wanda Maas
Darrell Wilks Mailroom Boy
Scotty Bloch Secretary
Kim Staunton Secretary
Alicia Hoge Secretary
Rick Petrucelli Beggar
Victor Truro Bum
Rik Colitti Bum
Mike Starr Bum
Miguel Perez Transit Cop
John Finn Motorman
Tyrone Jackson Messenger
Marie Sylvia Waitress/Dazzles
Samuel L. Jackson Ulysses
John Freeman Decorator
Joe Zaloom Hot Dog Vendor
Socorro Santiago Rental Car Attendant
Welker White Kennel Driver
Frank Ferera Cab Driver
Jim Dratfield Additional Dialogue
Fred Ephraim Additional Dialogue
Garry Goodrow Additional Dialogue
David Kramer Additional Dialogue
Angela Pietropinto Additional Dialogue
Craig Sechler Additional Dialogue
Alice Haining Benham's Secretary
Technical Credits
Jan Egleson Director
William M. Anderson Editor
Alice Arlen Associate Producer, Screenwriter
Randall Balsmeyer Special Effects
Kathryn Bihr Makeup
Gary Chang Score Composer
Carl Clifford Production Designer
Mary Colquhoun Casting
Howard Cummings Production Designer
John Dunn Costumes/Costume Designer
Frank Ferera Stunts
Robert Franco Set Decoration/Design
Peter C. Frank Editor
Paul H. Goldsmith Cinematographer
Andrew Klavan Screenwriter
Patrick McCormick Producer
Robert K. Shaw Jr. Art Director
Toni Trimble Makeup
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Credits [1:50]
2. Meet Graham Marshall [5:18]
3. The Office [4:26]
4. The Promotion [2:48]
5. The Subway [3:58]
6. After Shock [5:23]
7. Power Failure [3:15]
8. The Hamptons [3:47]
9. The Lightbulb [5:04]
10. A New Life [3:07]
11. There's a Man in My Office [7:01]
12. Goodnight, George [3:11]
13. Playing With Fire [5:50]
14. First Date [4:06]
15. The Boat [3:24]
16. The Law [2:33]
17. Matches [3:16]
18. The Lighter [2:59]
19. The Mail [5:06]
20. The Chase [2:38]
21. The Subway Redux [3:21]
22. Graham Triumphant [2:15]
23. Final Credits [3:00]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Setup
      2.0 Stereo Sound
      5.1 Surround Sound
   Chapters
   Features
      Featurette
      Alternate Ending
      Still Gallery
      Theatrical Trailer
      Previews
         The Blue Diner
         Big Time
         Miss Firecracker
         Lemon Sky
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