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* DualWielding: During one of the office brawls, Lentworth uses a pair of short wooden poles as improvised spears.



** Desmond kills a Zolted employee with a broken clipboard.

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** Desmond kills a Zolted employee Carter with a broken clipboard.


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* MadeOfPlasticine: Carter winds up being killed when Desmond breaks a clipboard on his head, the broken pieces fall onto the floor, followed by Carter, who gets stabbed through the head on one of the broken pieces.


* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor. He also has other Zolted employees maul another to death for dropping a shipment of Zolt]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].

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* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum [[spoiler: Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor. He also has other Zolted employees maul another to death for dropping a shipment of Zolt]].
* BerserkButton: Nusbaum can't stand poor performance from his employees. He starts screaming in rage when Desmond starts telling him he's only done a few weeks of work in the months he's been employed at the company and he's been using company resources to create his game.
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:After [[spoiler: After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].


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''Office Uprising'' is a 2018 horror-comedy directed by Lin Oeding. It stars Creator/BrentonThwaites, Jane Levy, Karan Soni, Creator/ZacharyLevi, and Kurt Fuller.

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''Office Uprising'' is a 2018 horror-comedy directed by Lin Oeding. It stars Creator/BrentonThwaites, Jane Levy, Creator/JaneLevy, Karan Soni, Creator/ZacharyLevi, and Kurt Fuller.

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* InertialImpalement: Mourad kills an employee by moving his (scissor-armed) hand backward and the employee running onto the scissors.
-->'''Mourad''': I did not do that! That was not my fault!


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* SlashedThroat: Mourad accidentally cuts an infected employee's throat during the brawl.


* TheHeavy: Adam Nusbaum isn't responsible for giving Zolt to the employees, but he's the most violent and pressing antagonistic force.

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* TheHeavy: Adam Nusbaum isn't responsible for giving Zolt to the employees, but he's the most violent and pressing antagonistic force. Then he decides to spread Zolt to the rest of the world...


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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: While trying to escape the building, Desmond, Mourad and Samantha pass a corpse that was impaled with a long stake.


* ChekhovsGun: The PoweredArmor that's powered by organic matter.

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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The PoweredArmor that's powered by organic matter. matter.
** Desmond's gore-covered report, which the head of R&D found in the trash.


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* KarmaHoudini: The unnamed researcher who distributed Zolt to the other employees and set off the entire chain of events never gets his comuppance. They never even encounter him.


* AwesomeByAnalysis: Nusbaum is able to get into Gantt's office without his password because thanks to the expense reports that came through accounting he knows that while the door is impregnable, the walls are made of cheap materials that they can easily breakthrough.
* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].

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* AwesomeByAnalysis: AwesomenessByAnalysis: Nusbaum is able to get into Gantt's office without his password because thanks to the expense reports that came through accounting he knows that while the door is impregnable, the walls are made of cheap materials that they can easily breakthrough.
* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].PoweredArmor. He also has other Zolted employees maul another to death for dropping a shipment of Zolt]].



* CriticalResearchFailure: In-universe, Desmond confuses aspects of Islam (Ramadan) and Hinduism (Shiva).

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* CriticalResearchFailure: In-universe, Desmond confuses aspects of Islam UsefulNotes/{{Islam}} (Ramadan) and Hinduism UsefulNotes/{{Hinduism}} (Shiva).

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* ChekhovsArmory: The opening commercial features automatic weapons, land mines, and flamethrowers, all of which are used in the climax.


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* StockScream: A Wilhelm scream is heard in the flim’s opening.


* BadBoss: [[spoiler: Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler: After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].

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* BadBoss: [[spoiler: Nusbaum [[spoiler:Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler: After [[spoiler:After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].


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%%* EvilIsHammy: Adam Nusbaum.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early in the film, Nusbaum tells Desmond that “not everyone will be here by the end of the week”. Sure enough...


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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Lentworth allows himself to be killed to create a distraction and allow the others to flee]].


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* SaveTheWorldClimax: The second half of the climax (the first is FindTheCure for Samantha) is destroying Ammotech to stop Nusbaum from distributing [[PsychoSerum Zolt]] to the rest of the world.


* AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler:Nusbaum cuts off Gantt's hand to secure his fingerprints]].
* AwesomeByAnalysis: Nusbaum is able to get into Gantt's office without his password because thanks to the expense reports that came through accounting he knows that while the door is impregnable the walls are made of cheap materials they can easily breakthrough.
* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].
* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece: Desmond and Mourad pick up several weapons on display in the museum portion of the office building, such as a [[GunsAkimbo pair of revolvers]], a bolt-action rifle, Tommy gun, GrenadeLauncher and land mines.

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* AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler:Nusbaum [[spoiler: Nusbaum cuts off Gantt's hand to secure his fingerprints]].
* AwesomeByAnalysis: Nusbaum is able to get into Gantt's office without his password because thanks to the expense reports that came through accounting he knows that while the door is impregnable impregnable, the walls are made of cheap materials that they can easily breakthrough.
* BadBoss: [[spoiler:Nusbaum [[spoiler: Nusbaum rips off Marcus' arm to use it as fuel for the PoweredArmor]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:After [[spoiler: After cutting off Gantt's hand, Nusbaum blows his head off with his shotgun]].
* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece: Desmond and Mourad pick up several weapons on display in the museum portion of the office building, such as a [[GunsAkimbo pair of revolvers]], a bolt-action rifle, Tommy gun, GrenadeLauncher grenade launcher, and land mines.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Desmond, Samantha, and Mourad manage to escape Ammotech and stop Zolt from spreading, and Desmond and Samantha kiss]].

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Desmond, [[spoiler: Desmond, Samantha, and Mourad manage to escape Ammotech and stop Zolt from spreading, and Desmond and Samantha kiss]].



* ElevatorFailure: Desmond, Samantha and Mourad try to escape using the elevator, but it won't respond correctly and as they watch, it crashes to the bottom of the shaft.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The head of R&D does admit to stealing credit from another researcher. However, he'd thought the guy would get his own back on him through the court. Not by handing out the flawed cans of Zolt to the employee and turning them all into murderous psychopaths.

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* ElevatorFailure: Desmond, Samantha Samantha, and Mourad try to escape using the elevator, but it won't respond correctly and as they watch, it crashes to the bottom of the shaft.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The head of R&D does admit to stealing credit for Zolt from another researcher. However, he'd thought the guy would get his own back on him through the court. Not court, not by handing out the flawed cans of Zolt to the employee and turning them all into murderous psychopaths.



* PoweredArmor: The AT 1000 Exoskeleton, a prototype developed by Ammotech. It has missile launchers, wrist-mounted machine guns, and is powered by organic matter. The techs developing it use lettuce, but one of them expresses the desire of [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman just picking up any small creature and using that instead]]. Later on, we see that [[spoiler:a human arm will suffice as fuel]].
* PsychoSerum: Zolt, the energy drink. Meant for soldiers to increase their aggression, it turns the drinker into a rampaging monster as the cerebral cortex erodes.

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* PoweredArmor: The AT 1000 Exoskeleton, a prototype developed by Ammotech. It has missile launchers, wrist-mounted machine guns, and is powered by organic matter. The techs developing it use lettuce, but one of them expresses the desire of [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman just picking up any small creature and using that instead]]. Later on, we see that [[spoiler:a [[spoiler: a human arm will suffice as fuel]].
* PsychoSerum: Zolt, the energy drink. Meant for soldiers to increase their aggression, it however, the first batch made was flawed and turns the drinker into a rampaging monster as the cerebral cortex erodes.



* TaintedVeins: Those who have drunken Zolt develop these. The reason why [[spoiler:Samantha]] hasn't is because she drank a smaller amount.

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* TaintedVeins: Those who have drunken Zolt develop these. The reason why [[spoiler:Samantha]] [[spoiler: Samantha]] hasn't is because that she drank a smaller amount.

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* AwesomeByAnalysis: Nusbaum is able to get into Gantt's office without his password because thanks to the expense reports that came through accounting he knows that while the door is impregnable the walls are made of cheap materials they can easily breakthrough.


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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The head of R&D does admit to stealing credit from another researcher. However, he'd thought the guy would get his own back on him through the court. Not by handing out the flawed cans of Zolt to the employee and turning them all into murderous psychopaths.

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* LyingToProtectYourFeelings: Desmond decides not to tell Mourad that the one man he killed on purpose thinking he was saving him, was only pretending to be on Zolt to stay alive.

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* UnfortunateNames: It's pointed out in-universe that Adam Nusbaum's name on his office door looks like it says Anus Balm.

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