1999 Certificate: 15


Hypnotised into a complete state of relaxation, disgruntled IT worker Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) tells two consultants exactly what he thinks of his bureaucratic employers and gets a promotion, while his two co-workers are unceremoniously fired. The group sets about sticking it to the man by siphoning the firm's money into their account, until Peter is prodded by his conscience. Jennifer Aniston has a small role in Mike Judge's cult true-to-life comedy.


  • Mike Judge


  • Ron Livingston

  • Jennifer Aniston


A superb observational comedy, written and directed by Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill co-creator Mike Judge.

Here, suburban office life comes under his savage scrutiny, as employee Peter (Ron Livingston) discovers he is not cut out for work.

The ghastliness of office life is hilariously portrayed and will strike a chord with all those who rooted for Michael Douglas in Falling Down.

Friends' Jennifer Aniston, though star-billed, has only a small role as Peter's girlfriend.