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Employee of the Month (2006)

PG-13  |   |  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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Slacker Zack Bradley works as a box boy at Super Club, a warehouse club store. It is the lowest in the job hierarchy at the store. He doesn't work very hard at his job, and along with some of his fellow employee friends treats the store like his playground. Regardless, he is well liked by most of the other employees. He used to be hard working, when he was developing a dot com, but he lost all his and his grandmother's money in the process. As such, he decided not to take any risks in life while he now lives with her so as to provide her with what he considers at least a more reliable life. On the other extreme is Vince Downey, who lords an air of superiority over his fellow employees as the store's head cashier. He lives to be the store's best employee solely so that he can be named Employee of the Month, which he has been named seventeen months in a row. If he is named Employee of the Month for a record eighteenth time in a row, he will be rewarded with entrance into the ... Written by Huggo

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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)

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£3,471,756 (UK) (2 February 2007)
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In the Steaksmith's scene Harland Williams says that Dane Cook is just like the drummer from REO Speedwagon, while their song "Can't Fight This Feeling" plays in the background. See more »

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When Zach goes up to the box boy lounge for the first time he pulls some security tape across the aisle. When Vince shows up the tape is still there. When Zach goes to leave, the tape is gone. See more »

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Vince: [Jorge takes out a knife while they are in Zack's house, changing all the clocks, and his grandmother comes into the room] What are you doing? There are no weapons in this mission. I will not do time for you. I will roll over on you.
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this movie is actually good!
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I gotta be honest. I didn't expect much from this movie for about 1000 reasons but it really took me by surprise. It's HILARIOUS! I loved it so much that, by the end, I wanted to work in the Costco with all of them. The entire cast is solid - my favorite being Dax Sheppard. He is a comedic genius! I don't know how the makers were able to do it but they even managed to get a good performance from Jessica Simpson. I wanted to hate her but I just couldn't. She's very likable and genuine in this movie. And the best part is - they don't have any of her songs on the soundtrack. Employee of the Month is a quirky comedy with a substantial story and charming characters. Definitely a movie worth checking out!


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