MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,791 this week

Haiku Tunnel (2001)

 -  Comedy  -  22 January 2001 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 1,205 users   Metascore: 51/100
Reviews: 67 user | 24 critic | 23 from Metacritic.com

Josh has an offer to "go perm" at his employer and the first task is to mail 17 high priority letters....something that seems a little difficult to do.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 28 Jun 2011
 
a list of 158 titles
created 31 Jul 2011
 
a list of 2288 titles
created 14 Apr 2012
 
a list of 919 titles
created 26 Sep 2013
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Haiku Tunnel" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Haiku Tunnel (2001)

Haiku Tunnel (2001) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Haiku Tunnel.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Star Blazers (TV Series 1979)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A starship must make a dangerous voyage to a distant planet and back to save Earth from an alien invasion.

Stars: Eddie Allen, Michael Bertolini, Amy Howard Wilson
Unforgettable (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Carrie Wells, a former NY Police detective, has a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She rejoins the force and uses her ability to solve crimes.

Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, Jane Curtin
SubUrbia (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.

Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok
Fido (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Currie
Stars: Kesun Loder, Billy Connolly, Carrie-Anne Moss
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.

Director: Danny DeVito
Stars: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
Stars: Josh Kornbluth, Sarah Overman, Erika Salazar
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Kornbluth ...
Josh Kornbluth
Warren Keith ...
Bob 'Bob' Shelby
...
Julie Faustino
Leah Alperin ...
Temp #1
...
Temp #2
Stephen Muller ...
Temp #3
Linda Norton ...
Temp #4
Helen Shumaker ...
Marlina D'Amore
Amy Resnick ...
Mindy
Brian Thorstenson ...
Clifford
...
DaVonne (as June Lomena)
Joanne Evangelista ...
Caryl
Jennifer Laske ...
Helen the Ex-Girlfriend
...
Helen the Ex-Secretary
Joe Bellan ...
Jimmy the Mail Clerk
Edit

Storyline

Haiku Tunnel is a frenetic office comedy about a neurotic male secretary who is a terrific temp but a horrible perm. When his new boss (a tax attorney who just may be Satan) gives him 17 very important letters to mail out, he doesn't, and the ensuing complications bring him face-to-face with a lifetime of personal demons. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

An office comedy

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I'm Just a Secretary  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$35,386 (USA) (14 September 2001)

Gross:

$249,469 (USA) (21 December 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The director's lack of frog anatomy knowledge resulted in the eyeglasses for the frog eventually being jury-rigged with a paper clip and rubber band. See more »

Quotes

Bob 'Bob' Shelby: Go back to your desk. Settle down. Focus. And catch up.
See more »

Crazy Credits

No frogs were harmed in the making of this motion picture See more »

Connections

Features Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Snowball In Hell
Written by They Might Be Giants
Performed by They Might Be Giants
Published by They Might Be Giants Music (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Close enough to real life to accent the absurdity
31 May 2005 | by (Mountain View, CA) – See all my reviews

Anyone who has worked in a corporate office will recognize characters and events in this movie which will make you laugh out loud and wince at the same time. For example there's a one-day orientation class which is totally mind numbing. This movie also contains the best depiction yet of SysAdmin support for the computers, although it is only in two brief scenes. As an IT support professional, I'd like all my users to watch this movie just for these two scenes. The same weekend, I watched Way Downtown which makes similar points about the drudgery of office work, but had far fewer laugh-out-loud moments. I've never worked as a temp, but I've had several temps work on my team and have observed the changes in attitude and behavior that occur when one of them makes the transition to "perm" and Josh compresses that evolution into just his first week of work. Highly recommended.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Am I alone? mcfly85
What did you hate most about this movie? Ayatollah
Best line/scene in the movie? PolluxTroy
Slightly different take Shmeep
Discuss Haiku Tunnel (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?