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A Shock to the System

Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Release Date: Mar 23, 1990
DVD Release Date: May 25, 2004
Starring: Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz, Will Patton, John McMartin, Jenny Wright, Barbara Baxley, Haviland Morris, Philip Moon
Directed by: Jan Egleson
Synopsis: Shock to the System is a black comedy about a middle-aged advertising executive (Michael Caine) who loses his long-awaited promotion to a younger man (Peter Reigret). In frustration, Caine accidentally pushes a panhandler in front of a subway train--and he gets away with the death. Realizing that committing murder might be a little easier than he previously had thought, he begins plotting the murder of several of his corporate enemies. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi
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