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"Climbing the corporate ladder can be murder."
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In this black comedy, Graham Marshall is an advertising executive whose career has stalled as he reaches middle age. He's further frustrated when a younger executive receives the promotion he had been expecting. To add to his problems, Marshall accidentally pushes a man onto the path of an oncoming train, killing him, yet he never gets charged with a crime. This inspires Marshall to consider that murder may be the solution he's been searching for to get rid of several of his enemies in the business world.

A Shock to the System is an Crime, Comedy, Drama, Thriller movie that was released in 1990 and has a run time of 1 hr 31 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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R
| 1990 | 1 hr 31 min | 6.7/10
Cast
Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz
Director
Jan Egleson
Produced By
Patrick McCormick
Language
English
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Also directed by Jan Egleson