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

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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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Trivia

Dane Cook is a die hard Boston Red Sox fan. In the movie when Super Club is playing Maxi Mart in the baseball game. Super Club is Red (in honor of the Sox) and Maxi Mart is Gray and Blue (in honor of the Yankees). This is a play on the famous rivalry. See more »

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The movie takes place in a store called Super Club yet we can clearly see products with the Kirkland label on them. Kirkland is exclusively a Costco brand. See more »

Quotes

Vince: I realize that you don't care about your job, but I do.
Zack: And I want to thank you for caring about my job, really.
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References Dr. Phil (2002) See more »

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Working in the Coal Mine
Written by Allen Toussaint
Performed by Devo
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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Not worth watching
3 December 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was curious to see this movie for 2 reasons. First I thought idea is not bad and if done right it could result in good entertaining movie. Second - I was curious to see if Jessica Simpson can act.

Watching this movie I was greatly disappointed. Acting was very weak, unrealistic & predictable. Situations in the movie are also unconvincing and badly scripted. All movie was very predictable from the first scene. I kept waiting to see, at least, some funny scenes, but did not manage to see any.

This is definitely one of the worst, if not the worst movie I saw this year.


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