Why You Should Watch "Office Christmas Party" Movie

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to usher in the festive cheer than with a dose of laughter? "Office Christmas Party" promises not only holiday hilarity but also an ensemble cast that knows how to deliver comedy gold. Join us as we unwrap the reasons why this movie should be on your must-watch list this season.


In the corporate world of Zenotek, where uptight CEO Carol Vanstone (Jennifer Aniston) threatens to shut down the branch, chaos ensues. Branch manager Clay Vanstone (T.J. Miller) and his team concoct an epic Christmas party to save their jobs. The plot takes unexpected turns, leading to a wild and unforgettable celebration that goes beyond the ordinary.

Main Cast of "Office Christmas Party"

  • Jason Bateman as Josh Parker
  • Olivia Munn as Tracey Hughes
  • T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone
  • Jennifer Aniston as Carol Vanstone
  • Kate McKinnon as Mary
  • Courtney B. Vance as Walter Davis
  • Jillian Bell as Trina
  • Rob Corddry as Jeremy
  • Vanessa Bayer as Allison
There are too many great people to list, so I have narrowed it down to the main cast, but there are so many funny actors and actresses that you will recognise and enjoy.

So Why Should You Watch
"Office Christmas Party" Movie?

Firstly, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Munn!!... 

If you are a fan of comedies like Horrible Bosses then it's a no-brainer. Watch it, or not. It's totally up to you 😉

Raunchy, Adults Only, LOLs

Character Dynamics 

Meet the eclectic cast of characters, from the uptight CEO Carol (Jennifer Aniston) to the laid-back branch manager Clay, and the tech-savvy Chief Technical Officer Josh (Jason Bateman). The clash of personalities sets the stage for comedic gold, especially when a wild Christmas party becomes the last-ditch effort to salvage their jobs.

Holiday Hilarity

Explore the hilarious scenarios that unfold during the Christmas party, from a Santa suit mishap to an unexpected snowfall of cocaine (yes, you read that right!). The movie's over-the-top antics keep the laughter rolling as the characters navigate through office politics and unexpected festive chaos.

Why Jason Bateman Never Fails

Jason Bateman, known for his impeccable comedic timing, adds his signature touch to the movie. His portrayal of Josh Parker brings a perfect blend of humour and relatability to the character dynamics. Plus I am a huge fan so may be slightly biased here. If you don't like Bateman, you might want to pass on this one

The Humorous Highs and Lows

Dive into the highs and lows of the character's personal lives, from Josh's divorce proceedings to Alison's post-cheating singlehood. The movie weaves humour into the fabric of these characters' lives, making it relatable yet uproarious.

The film delivers laugh-out-loud moments that keep the audience engaged. The juxtaposition of corporate chaos and holiday merriment creates a comedic rollercoaster.

The Unforgettable Moments

"Office Christmas Party" is filled with unforgettable moments that will leave you in splits. Whether it's the chaotic party scenes, unexpected revelations, or quirky character interactions, the film is a treasure trove of comedic gems.

Highlight standout scenes like the eggnog luge, the snowman costume performance, and the citywide internet outage caused by a fateful car crash. These moments contribute to the film's comedic brilliance and are sure to leave a lasting impression on the audience.

Lessons Wrapped in Laughter

Despite the chaos, "Office Christmas Party" also offers a heartwarming message about the importance of camaraderie and standing together in the face of adversity. The characters learn that sometimes, the most unexpected events can bring people closer.

Beyond the laughs, the movie imparts valuable lessons about teamwork, resilience, and the importance of letting loose. The comedic narrative cleverly weaves in these messages, making it more than just a holiday comedy.


1. What is Office Christmas Party rated?
Office Christmas Party is rated R by the MPAA for crude sexual content and language throughout, drug use, and graphic nudity.

2. What genre is Office Christmas Party?
Office Christmas Party falls under the genres of Comedy, Crude, Fun, and features low-brow humour.

3. Where can I watch Office Christmas Party?
For those wondering where to watch Office Christmas Party, The best way to watch Office Christmas Party in all countries is YouTube
4. Is Office Christmas Party on any streaming service?
Yes, Office Christmas Party is available on various streaming services, including Prime Video, Netflix, Apple TV and Google Play,  but each country is different, check with your local streaming service.

5. Which streaming service is Office on?
Office Christmas Party is available on different streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix in some countries but not available on these in most.

The best way to watch Office Christmas Party in all countries is YouTube

6. Does Amazon Prime have Office Christmas Party? 
Yes, Office Christmas Party is available on Amazon Prime in some countries, sadly this is not available in Australia on Prime.

7. What is the Office Christmas Party soundtrack?
You can listen to the soundtrack for Office Christmas Party on Spotify
8. Is Office Christmas Party appropriate?
Yes, but only if you enjoy crude, low-brow humour. It may not be suitable for children, so it's advised to strike this off the family Christmas movie list.

9. What is Office Christmas Party about?
When the uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party to land a big client and save the day. However, the party gets way out of hand.
10. How does Office Christmas Party end?
No spoilers here! You'll have to watch to find out.

11. How long is Office Christmas Party?
Office Christmas Party has a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes.

12. When was Office Christmas Party released?
Office Christmas Party was released in December 2016.

Office Christmas Party Trailer

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This last clip shows you why it's adults only and NOT for children  

So What do the Office Christmas Party Reviews Say?

While some praise its humour and cast performances, others share contrasting views. Ultimately, the choice is yours, will you be joining the festive revelry?

Here are some Office Christmas Party reviews from imbd

Positive Reviews

"I just wish I could get to a party like that! Overall just a great fun film. Along with lots of childish humor! What's not to like? Just watch it and enjoy and smile."

"The Hangover Christmas."

"Funny and fun. It looked a lot like the silly sort of thing that Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and/or James Franco would appear in. The fact that it starred Jason Bateman gave me some hope and from the beginning, the hope was vindicated."

Mixed Reviews

"Bateman and Munn hold the film together by holding the attention of the viewer. Is it funny? Not really. Is it engaging? Well, because of Bateman and Munn, actually it is."

"I understand why people might be down on this movie, but I really enjoyed it. It had the right elements of the great party comedy. Great cast. Great party. Maybe I really enjoyed it because I was drinking along with it and wanted it to be good."
Incorporating Reviews

"Welcome to the wildest office party of the year! 'Office Christmas Party' brings together a talented cast in a comedy caper that promises laughter, chaos, and maybe a bit of holiday cheer. But, as with any festive celebration, this Christmas comedy is as varied as the antics that unfold within it."

Critical Reviews

"If you skip one Xmas party this year, then make it 'Office Christmas Party.' A criminally unfunny and underdeveloped high concept comedy, trying to recapture that Hangover like tone, Blades of Glory directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck fail to ignite the spirit of Xmas with this comedy caper."

"What a waste of a potentially funny talented cast. This year's big-budget Christmas movie has about 10% of it that is funny - the rest is painful crude and unfunny. The premise has some potential but things run out of steam quickly."
As the credits roll on 'Office Christmas Party,' it's evident that opinions are as diverse as the characters in this holiday extravaganza. Whether you're in it for the wild ride, the outrageous humour, or just to witness a different kind of Christmas celebration, this film has a little something for everyone. 

So, grab your popcorn, brace yourself for the unexpected, and decide for yourself if this office party is one worth attending!"

Remember, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is with laughter, and "Office Christmas Party" delivers it in abundance!

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