A Shock to the System


1h 27m 1990

Brief Synopsis

When the promotion an advertising executive was expecting goes to an ambitious, younger colleague, he goes mad and starts killing people.

Film Details

Also Known As
Business oblige, Dödlig karriär, Shock to the System
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Corsair Pictures
Location
Montauk, Long Island, New York, USA; New Jersey, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

When the promotion an advertising executive was expecting goes to an ambitious, younger colleague, he goes mad and starts killing people.

Crew

Virginia Addison

Casting Associate

Stuart Allen

Other

Joan Altman

Production Auditor

William Anderson

Editor

Alice Arlen

Associate Producer

Randall Balsmeyer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Louis Bertini

Sound Editor

Kathryn Bihr

Makeup

Kathryn Bihr

Hair

Elisha Birnbaum

Foley Artist

Carlyn Bochicchio

Production Assistant

Sharon Boyle

Music Supervisor

Lynn Breschel

Electrician

Simon Brett

Source Material (From Novel)

Otie Brown

Dga Trainee

Suki Buchman

Music Editor

Scott Buckwald

Production Assistant

Kristine Bulakowski

Adr Editor

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects

Eva Z. Cabrera

Script Supervisor

Jay Cannold

Production Assistant

David Carbonara

Sound Editor

Lou Cerborino

Sound Editor

Gary Chang

Music

Carl Clifford

Unit Production Manager

Walter J Cohen

Location Assistant

Mary Colquhoun

Casting Director

Anne Marie Costello

Assistant

Howard Cummings

Production Designer

Debbie De Villa

Other

David Declerque

Location Manager

Victor Denicola

Hair

Andrew Doerfer

Assistant Editor

Jim Dratfield

Writer (Dialogue)

Jim Dratfield

Screenplay

John Dunn

Costume Designer

John M. Dwyer

On-Set Dresser

Dan Edelstein

Sound Editor

Fred Ephraim

Writer (Dialogue)

Fred Ephraim

Screenplay

Noreen Evans

Sound Editor

David Feldman

Production Assistant

Frank Ferrara

Stunt Coordinator

Ken Ferris

Camera Operator

Ken Ferris

Photography

Martha Fishkin

On-Set Dresser

Tom Fleischman

Sound

Jan Foster

Location Coordinator

Robert J Franco

Set Decorator

Peter C Frank

Editor

Lisa Frucht

Wardrobe Assistant

Kathleen Gerlach

Assistant

Lara Giordano

Other

Gary Goetzman

Music Supervisor

Paul Goldsmith

Director Of Photography

Paul Goldsmith

Dp/Cinematographer

Garry Goodrow

Screenplay

Garry Goodrow

Writer (Dialogue)

Melvin Lee Green

Carpenter

Bruce Lee Gross

Props

Thomas A Gulino

Sound Editor

Andrew Hafitz

Apprentice

John Hayden

Stunts

Martin Henderson

Props

Ted Hook

Casting

Dylan Hopkins

Production Assistant

Haddon Hufford

Dolly Grip

Tim Hunter

Painter

Johanna Jensen Santi

Assistant Director

Elisabeth Jereski

Production Assistant

Nell Kelly

Assistant Editor

Kathleen Kiatta

Wardrobe Assistant

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects

Andrew Klavan

Screenplay

Alexander B Lasky

Production Assistant

Jed Liebman

Accounting Assistant

Elizabeth Linn

Other

Lexy Lovell

Production Assistant

Ulf Loven

Carpenter

Gino Lucci

Stunts

John-michael Maas

Production Assistant

Larry Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Michael Mccormick

Auditor

Patrick Mccormick

Producer

Jane Mcculley

Adr Editor

Frank Mckenna

Craft Service

Larry Meistrich

Production Assistant

Timothy Metzger

On-Set Dresser

Danny Michael

Sound

Susie Money

Wardrobe Supervisor

Leslie Morgan

Executive Producer

Elizabeth Morin

Production Assistant

Michelle Morrissey

Production Coordinator

Tom O'donnell

Transportation Captain

Rudy Pelikan

Grip

Michael Perry

Electrician

Marshall Persinger

Music

Angela Pietropinto

Writer (Dialogue)

Angela Pietropinto

Screenplay

Mike Russo

Stunts

Raymond Samitz

Construction Coordinator

Socorro Santiago

Screenplay

Socorro Santiago

Writer (Dialogue)

Amy Sayres

Assistant Director

Michael Schenk

Production Assistant

Andrew Schmetterling

Boom Operator

Craig Sechler

Writer (Dialogue)

Craig Sechler

Screenplay

Jean Roman Seyfried

Other

Bob Shaw

Art Director

Christopher Skutch

Grip

Michael Slovis

Gaffer

Susan Starr

Assistant Camera Operator

Jonathan Stein

Construction

Jeff Stern

Sound Editor

Ron Stone

Property Master

Greg Sullivan

Scenic Artist

Russell Swanson

Camera Assistant

Sandy Tanaka

Music Coordinator

John Thomas

Best Boy Electric

Toni Trimble

Makeup

David Tuttman

Assistant Camera Operator

Sonny Volpe

Transportation Coordinator

Paul Wachter

Dolly Grip

Susan Wagner

Sound Editor

Lynn Warberg

Photography

Alexander Wardwell

Production Assistant

Bart Wenrich

Location Assistant

Lewis Wheeler

Assistant

Tony Whitman

Key Grip

Louise Williams

Writer (Dialogue)

Louise Williams

Screenplay

Film Details

Also Known As
Business oblige, Dödlig karriär, Shock to the System
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Corsair Pictures
Location
Montauk, Long Island, New York, USA; New Jersey, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States on Video September 19, 1990

Released in United States Spring March 23, 1990

Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 31 - September 9, 1990.

Began shooting May 22, 1989.

Completed shooting July 28, 1989.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 31 - September 9, 1990.)

Released in United States Spring March 23, 1990

Released in United States on Video September 19, 1990