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Employee of the Month (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 6 October 2006 (USA)
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A slacker competes with a repeat winner for the "Employee of the Month" title at work, in order to gain the affections of a new female employee.

Director:

Greg Coolidge

Writers:

Don Calame (screenplay), Chris Conroy (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Zack
Jessica Simpson ... Amy
Dax Shepard ... Vince
Andy Dick ... Lon
Tim Bagley ... Glen Gary
Brian George ... Iqbal
Efren Ramirez ... Jorge
Marcello Thedford ... Semi
Danny Woodburn ... Glen Ross
Harland Williams ... Russell
Sean Whalen ... Dirk
Barbara Dodd ... Granny (as Barbara Dodd Ramsen)
Victor Izay ... Greeter (Jerry)
Marc Mouchet Marc Mouchet ... Gene
Kathleen Arc Kathleen Arc ... Grumpy Lady
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Storyline

Slacker Zack Bradley works as a box boy at Super Club, a warehouse club store. It is the lowest in the job hierarchy at the store. He doesn't work very hard at his job, and along with some of his fellow employee friends treats the store like his playground. Regardless, he is well liked by most of the other employees. He used to be hard working, when he was developing a dot com, but he lost all his and his grandmother's money in the process. As such, he decided not to take any risks in life while he now lives with her so as to provide her with what he considers at least a more reliable life. On the other extreme is Vince Downey, who lords an air of superiority over his fellow employees as the store's head cashier. He lives to be the store's best employee solely so that he can be named Employee of the Month, which he has been named seventeen months in a row. If he is named Employee of the Month for a record eighteenth time in a row, he will be rewarded with entrance into the ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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On October 6, shift happens. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Funcionário do Mês See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,407,751, 8 October 2006

Gross USA:

$28,444,855

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,368,909
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lionsgate, Tapestry Films See more »
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The name of the manager's brother (played by Danny Woodburn) is a reference to the movie Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See more »

Goofs

When Zack is talking to Semi in the security room, Semi's chain moves up and down from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Semi: Watch the oats! Watch the oats!
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Connections

Referenced in Conan: Houston, We Have a Murder (2011) See more »

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Surrender
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Camp Freddy
Scott Weiland and Matt Sorum appear courtesy of RCA Records
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7 October 2006 | by dltaborSee all my reviews

I went in hoping for something that was like Clerks or Office Space, What I received was unfortunately this piece of crap.

Employee of the Month could have been funny or decent, but like most comedies made in the last decade, all of the characters and situations are unbelievably over the top. The characters are all unsympathetic caricatures with no depth and one joke apiece that they tell over and over again. Many of the remaining jokes don't even make any sense. The thing that always makes workplace comedy the funniest is the truth of the situations the characters find themselves in. Instead what was presented is a series of contrived plot points pulled from every teen movie and apparently written by a twelve year old imagining what it would be like to have a job.

There was a chuckle or two and Jessica Simpsons breasts gave a stunning cameo as themselves, otherwise this movie is just another poorly written, directed, and acted cliché fest with no heart, truth or humor.


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