• Publication date: July 12, 2013

A Shock to the System

When a middle-aged advertising executive is sidestepped for a promotion, for a much younger candidate, he feels betrayed and accidentally causes the death of a panhandler when he pushes him in front of a coming subway train…

  • Publication date: July 12, 2013

A Shock to the System

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 1990

MBC Max:

July 17, 2013 15:00 (KSA) ~ July 17, 2013 14:00 (CLT)

When a middle-aged advertising executive is sidestepped for a promotion, for a much younger candidate, he feels betrayed and accidentally causes the death of a panhandler when he pushes him in front of a coming subway train.

Realizing that killing may be a lot easier than he had assumed, he starts planning the deaths of all those who had wronged him, until he finds he can no longer return to who he once was


  • Michael Caine as Graham Marshall
  • Elizabeth McGovern as Stella Anderson
  • Peter Riegert as Bob Benham
  • Swoosie Kurtz as Leslie Marshall
  • Will Patton as Lt. Laker

Directed by:  Jan Egleson

Rating:  R.