Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Charlie Day star in this workplace comedy about three frustrated employees who hatch a plan to kill their micromanaging bosses, only to find their murderous plot snowballing into disaster. Seth Gordon (THE KING OF KONG: A FISTFUL OF QUARTERS) directs a screenplay written by Michael Markowitz, Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley.
"Briskly written and sometimes acted with barely a straight face....Director Seth Gordon has a deft touch with water-cooler talk..." (USA Today)
"Cleverly structured....Bateman, Day and Sudeikis feed off one another's energies in a pleasing way." (Los Angeles Times)
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irected with cheerful and wicked energy by Seth Gordon....Spacey is superb..." (Chicago Sun-Times)
3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's the bosses themselves having the most fun....Farrell wins the anti-vanity award, with a comb-over and pot-belly make-under." (Total Film)
"Bateman is a wonderful comic actor....His quicksilver timing comic in handy..." (Movieline)
"[A] bouncy, well-built, delightfully nasty tale of resentment, desperation, and amoral revenge..." -- Grade: A- (Entertainment Weekly)
"[D]irector Seth Gordon knows how to play gags to the camera....Bateman's specialty portrait of white-collar asphyxiation is as perfectly measured out here as it was in Mike Judge's EXTRACT..." (Sight and Sound)