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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)

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$11,407,751 (USA) (6 October 2006)

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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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In the scene where the manager's brother arrives for an audit, the manager's name tag flips backwards. This is consistent for a few frames, but then changes while they watch the checker. See more »

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Russell: Check it out guy, he's the alpha male of the store... chicks always go after the alpha male, they're like lions... kings of the desert. And you, you're just a little tiny fieldmouse dangling in the teeth of the lion while he's banging your chick. Oh wait a minute... boxboy, you're like the little hairy nutsack on the little hairy fieldmouse swinging back and forth while he's banging your chick...
Zack: [radio] You're metaphors are magical, but shut the hell up! please?
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References Dumbo (1941) See more »

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Satisfied
Written by Richard Marx
Performed by Richard Marx
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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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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