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Employee of the Month (2004)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  17 January 2004 (USA)
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"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 »

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"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

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Congratulations, you're fired! See more »

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

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Also Known As:

Akire büszkék vagyunk! - A hónap dolgozója  »

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David refers to the bank he works at as North and Wells. Director and writer Mitch Rouse is an alumnus of famed improvisational theatre The Second City which is located at North Ave. and Wells St. in Chicago. See more »

Goofs

After Wendy leaves the hotel room, she gets in her car and does a U-turn on the street. As she turns, you can see an orange traffic cone in the middle of the opposing lane, used to stop the traffic. See more »

Quotes

Jack: The... the engagement party! How come you didn't invite me?
David Walsh: I didn't think you'd come.
Jack: I wouldn't have.
David Walsh: Then why are you here?
Jack: 'Cause you didn't invite me.
David Walsh: If I knew you're not going to come, why would I bother sending an invitation?
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Scenes explaining various plot gaps are shown as credits roll. See more »

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References The Crying Game (1992) See more »

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They Came In
Written by Gibby Haynes (as Jerome Gibson Haynes)
Published by Latino Buggerveil Music
Performed by Butthole Surfers (as The Butthole Surfers)
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Too many twists remove the shock element.
15 July 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The film has its moments. It's got a rather nice plot. It's first-person commentary is interesting. Matt Dillon and Christina Applegate have both done quite well. The sequence before the bank robbery was very stylish and funny. It's sound editing is perhaps below average but the music is okay.

It's got endless plot twists in the end. After the first major twist I said to myself "Well, that's clever..." and after the second I was like "Wow! never saw this coming" and the twists continued on to a point where I got rather irritated. Plot twists are supposed to offer surprise elements in a story to see it from an entirely different point of view. But in this film, surprise is stripped off.


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