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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

Cast

Michael Caine
as Graham Marshall
Elizabeth McGovern
as Stella Anderson
Peter Riegert
as Robert Benham
Swoosie Kurtz
as Leslie Marshall
Will Patton
as Lieutenant Laker
Jenny Wright
as Melanie O'Connor
John McMartin
as George Brewster
Barbara Baxley
as Lillian
Haviland Morris
as Tara Liston
Philip Moon
as Henry Park
Mike Cicchetti
as Beggar in Subway
Mary Colquhoun
Sheila Stainback
as News Anchor Woman
Kent Broadhurst
as Executive
Zach Grenier
as Executive
David Schramm
as Executive
Sam Schacht
as David Jones
Christopher Durang
as Convention Speaker
Mia Dillon
as Graham's Secretary
Patience Moore
as Wanda Maas
Darrell Wilks
as Mailroom Boy
Scotty Bloch
as Secretary
Kim Staunton
as Secretary
Alicia Hoge
as Secretary
Rick Petrucelli
as Beggar
Victor Truro
as Bum
Rik Colitti
as Bum
Mike Starr
as Bum
Miguel Perez
as Transit Cop
John Finn
as Motorman
Marie Sylvia
as Waitress/Dazzles
Samuel L. Jackson
as Ulysses
John Freeman
as Decorator
Joe Zaloom
as Hot Dog Vendor
Socorro Santiago
as Rental Car Attendant
Welker White
as Kennel Driver
Frank Ferrara
as Cab Driver
Jim Dratfield
as Additional Dialogue
Fred Ephraim
as Additional Dialogue
Garry Goodrow
as Additional Dialogue
David Kramer
as Additional Dialogue
Angela Pietropinto
as Additional Dialogue
Craig Sechler
as Additional Dialogue
Alice Haining
as Benham's Secretary
Patience Moore
as Wanda Maas
Angela Pietropinto
as Additional Dialogue
Victor Truro
as Bum
David Kramer
as Additional Dialogue
Marie Sylvia
as Waitress/Dazzles
Kim Staunton
as Secretary
Welker White
as Kennel Driver
Alicia Hoge
as Secretary
Scotty Bloch
as Secretary
Socorro Santiago
as Rental Car Attendant
Sam Schacht
as David Jones
Fred Ephraim
as Additional Dialogue
John Finn
as Motorman
Zach Grenier
as Executive
Miguel Perez
as Transit Cop
Mike Cicchetti
as Beggar in Subway
Kent Broadhurst
as Executive
Joe Zaloom
as Hot Dog Vendor
Craig Sechler
as Additional Dialogue
Frank Ferrara
as Cab Driver
Rick Petrucelli
as Beggar
Garry Goodrow
as Additional Dialogue
Jim Dratfield
as Additional Dialogue
Darrell Wilks
as Mailroom Boy
Samuel L. Jackson
as Ulysses
Rik Colitti
as Bum
Christopher Durang
as Convention Speaker
John Freeman
as Decorator
David Schramm
as Executive
Mike Starr
as Bum
Sheila Stainback
as News Anchor Woman
Mia Dillon
as Graham's Secretary

Crew

Jan Egleson
Director
Patrick McCormick
Producer
Andrew Klavan
Book Author
Andrew Klavan
Screenwriter
Alice Arlen
Screenwriter
Paul H. Goldsmith
Cinematographer
Gary Chang
Composer (Music Score)
Peter C. Frank
Editor
Carl Clifford
Production Designer
Howard Cummings
Production Designer
Alice Arlen
Associate Producer
Robert Franco
Set Designer
John Dunn
Costume Designer
Randall Balsmeyer
Special Effects
Frank Ferrara
Stunts
Mary Colquhoun
Casting
Kathryn Bihr
Makeup
Toni Trimble
Makeup
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