• In the Company of Men (1997)

In the Company of Men

Release Date: August 1st, 1997

DVD Release Date: March 17th, 1998

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Chad (Aaron Eckhart) and Howard (Matt Malloy) are junior executives working in the Midwest who are sent on a six-week business trip, with Howard in charge of the project. Both are suffering from recent breakups with their girlfriends, and, in a twisted game of male domination, they vengefully plot to both romance a deaf secretary (Stacy Edwards) with the intention of simultaneously breaking up with her and thus destroying her fragile self-esteem.

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Stacy Edwards, Matt Malloy, Mark Rector, Jason Dixie, Emily Cline

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Hotel , Love triangle , Revenge , Office , Fall , Witty , 1990s , Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    What is remarkable is how realistic the story is. show more

  • 100
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    In the Company of Men is anything but entertaining. It's virtually impossible to sit through this film without suffering bouts of intense discomfort, and therein lies its power. show more

  • 88
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    In the end, like any satire worth the name, In the Company of Men spins around to fire its biggest salvo at its ultimate target -- the audience. show more

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