6.2/10
8,663
68 user 10 critic

Employee of the Month (2004)

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Chicken (as Noel Guglielmi)
...
...
Enrique Almeida ...
...
Brian Blondell ...
Paulo, the Waiter
John Timothy Botka ...
Edit

Storyline

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank robberies and millions of dollars become part of his day from hell. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Congratulations, you're fired! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 January 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akire büszkék vagyunk! - A hónap dolgozója  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The number on the bus David rides after being fired is 5150, which is a police code meaning 'danger to self and/or others.' See more »

Goofs

The picture David's boss turns down while he is firing him pops back up before the end of the scene. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Gartin: My grandfather built this bank on sweat and steel, not bullshit and nepotism. He put the bank first, and so I do too. Now, today is Thursday, consider Friday your last day. You're fired.
David Walsh: That means no bonus, no benefits?
Mr. Gartin: No shit! I'd like to say I'm sorry, but I'm not.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Scenes explaining various plot gaps are shown as credits roll. See more »

Connections

References The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Popster
Written by Tom Kane and Colin Baldry (as Collin Baldry)
Published by ZFC Music
Courtesy of FirstCom Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Pretty damn good but falls like a house of cards at the end.
18 February 2006 | by (Baghdad) – See all my reviews

This movie is really pretty damn good right up until the last 10 minutes where we really spin out into ridiculous attempts to tie up every single plot string in under 10 minutes. The pace at which all the story lines come to an end is jarring to say the least and very unrealistic, improbable and - a gyp.

But I would recommend this movie because right up until that point it's a fun ride with great chemistry and casting of all the players. Dillon is a bank employee hoping for a raise on his upcoming review and looking forward to marrying his live-in girlfriend. This feels like an indie film but it's a bit too clever clever for it's own good.

Steve Zahn has some really awesome moments in this movie when he is ripping on everyone within talking distance of his character. His delivery was perfect. You will notice one of the actors from Kids in The Hall fame- his part matches what he is good at, that was an excellent casting choice as well.

So even though the script fumbles at the end, all the other parts of the movie work well.


19 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?