Office Space (1999)

USA, 1999
35mm film, colour by DeLuxe, 1.85:1
Dolby Stereo, English

An American borderline science fiction film directed by Mike Judge.

Plot Summary

Under the influence of hypnotic suggestion, office worker Peter Gibbons decides that he doesn’t want to go to work anymore. His employers, Initech, have decided to downsize and Gibbons’ two closest friends are among those to lose their jobs. To get revenge, the trio cook up a powerful computer virus to embezzle a fortune from Initech.


* = uncredited

Director: Mike Judge
Cubicle Inc
Executive Producer: Guy Riedel
Producers: Mike Judge *, Daniel Rappaport, Michael Rotenberg
Script: Mike Judge
Director of Photography: Tim Suhrstedt
Editor: David Rennie
Music: John Frizzell
Production Sound Mixer: Stacy Brownrigg
Costume Designer: Melinda Eshelman
Key Make Up: Felicity Bowring
Key Hair: Bonnie Clevering
Production Designer: Edward T. McAvoy

Ron Livingston (Peter Gibbons)
Jennifer Aniston (Joanna)
Ajay Naidu (Samir)
David Herman (Michael Bolton)
Gary Cole (Bill Lumbergh)
Stephen Root (Milton Waddams)
Richard Riehle (Tom Smykowski)
Alexandra Wentworth (Anne)
Joe Bays (Dom Portwood)
John C. McGinley (Bob Slydell)
Paul Willson (Bob Porter)
Diedrich Bader (Lawrence)
Kinna McInroe (Nina)

Alternative Titles

Cubiculos de la oficina – Spanish title

Remake of
Office Space (1991)



  • Entertainment Weekly no.472 (19 February 1999) p.26 – illustrated production notes (Judge’s Dread by Daniel Fierman)
  • Entertainment Weekly no.475 (5 March 1999) p.41 – review (Drone Ranger by Owen Gleiberman)
  • Premiere vol.12 no.3 (November 1998) p.40 – illustrated production notes (The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth by Tom Russo)
  • Variety vol.373 no.13 (15 February 1999) p.58 – review (by Joe Leydon)


  • A Capital, Guia TV 4 June 1999 – review (by Rui Brazuna)
  • Correio da Manhã 4 June 1999 – review (by Vitoriano Rosa)
  • Diário de Notícias 4 June 1999 – review (by Eurico De Barros)
  • Diário de Notícias, DNmais 5 June 1999 – review (by João Antunes)
  • Svenska Dagbladet 11 June 1999 – review (De hunsades revansch by Jan Söderqvist)