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Employee of the Month (2006)

 -  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.

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At Super Club, a large warehouse store, the employees strive to obtain the "Employee of the Month" award with the benefits of having their picture featured on the wall of fame in the staff lounge. Zack Bradley, a box boy, and Vince Downey, a cashier, are two competitive Super Club employees. Vince has become head cashier of the store and winner of seventeen consecutive "Employee of the Month" awards. Zack, on the other hand, is a slacker but is popular with his colleagues. Zack has not won any "Employee of the Month" awards and has no desire to except when Amy, a new cashier who only dates "Employee of the Month" winners, transfers to the store. Zack and Vince compete to get Amy's attention through competition and courtship. Vince attempts to impress Amy with skills as a cashier and his seventeen "Employee of the Month" awards, while Zack attempts to use several methods of charm and comedy to win her affection. After realizing that Amy is falling for Vince, Zack believes his only ... Written by Wikipedia

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employee | slacker | competition | date | hdtv | See more »

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

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6 October 2006 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,075,883 (UK) (5 January 2007)

Gross:

£3,471,756 (UK) (2 February 2007)
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The movie takes place over a course of 30 days. Zack and Vince get stars throughout the month and in the end have a tie. The chart towards the end of the movie has a star on every day for Zack and Vince. Normally, Super Club employees probably would get a day off, but these two are so obsessed with the prize that they have chosen to work on all the days, regardless. See more »

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An awesome flick if you've ever worked years in retail.
3 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

The movie Employee of the month is absolutely fantastic. I myself have been in retail for 19 years this movie pegs some of what employees go through on a day to day basis. Dane cook was awesome, Dax Shepard was great and so was Jessica Simpson. There couldn't have been a better cast of characters, they all played their rolls well. I'm addicted to this movie for the retail part of it and for the hilarious story line. Everyone needs to give it a chance especially if you've ever worked in a retail store. The more I watch it, the more I fall in love with this movie. Once again this movie deserves way more credit than what people are giving it. You probably won't understand so well if you have not ever worked in retail. I met my husband through my job at a retail store. This movie is definitely under rated.


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