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Nine to Five (1980)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  19 December 1980 (USA)
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Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.

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Mr. Hinkle
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Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up? Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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19 December 1980 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$103,290,500 (USA)
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Lily Tomlin originally turned down the role of Violet because she was working on The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981). She eventually relented and had production on her film shut down so that she could work on this film. See more »

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When Violet and Judy drive to the hospital in a panic, Violet parks her car at an angle taking up two spaces, but when she goes back to her car to put the corpse in the trunk, the car is parked perfectly straight within one space. See more »

Quotes

Violet: Okay, okay, I'm gonna leave, but I'm gonna tell you one thing before I go: don't you ever refer to me as 'your girl' again.
Franklin M. Hart Jr.: What in God's name are you talking about?
[Doralee enters]
Franklin M. Hart Jr.: Doralee, now what are we gonna do about this chair?
Violet: I'll tell you what I'm talking about; I'm no girl, I'm a woman. Do you hear me? I'm not your wife or your mother...
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Violet: or even your mistress.
Doralee: What?
Violet: I am your employee and as such I expect to be treated equally with a little dignity and a ...
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Nine To Five
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
Produced by Gregg Perry
©1980 Velvet Apple Music and Fox Fanfare Music, Inc.
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Hilarious Office Angst.
6 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Three miserable women (Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda) take it upon themselves to get back at their evil boss (Dabney Coleman) in this hilarious little film. Rat poison, crazy dream sequences and S&M-styled equipment are the main calling cards in this amazingly creative little comedy. Parton's title song is also strong and it received an Oscar nod in 1980. Impressive comedic fare. 4 stars out of 5.


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