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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Granny (as Barbara Dodd Ramsen)
Marc Mouchet ...
Kathleen Arc ...


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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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

6 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Funcionário do Mês  »

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Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£3,471,756 (UK) (2 February 2007)

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At one point after Dane tells Dax he has a date with Amy, Dax Shepherd makes a hand gesture which happens to be Dane Cooke's signature sign for his stand up See more »


At the end of the shopping relay, Vince rolls a tire down to Jorge. When Jorge picks it up and scans it, he randomly points the scanner laser at the tire label, not even coming close to the bar code, yet the tire rings up anyway. See more »


Zack: Were all pink on the inside...
Vince: Like vaginas!
[awkward pause]
Vince: [cough]
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References Dr. Phil (2002) See more »


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Written by T. Pagnotta, B. Mulligan, S. Mulligan and N. Herrick
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Are you kidding?? GREAT MOVIE
6 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was hardly amused when I saw the previews for this movie. It didn't look that good, I'm not that big of a Dane Cook fan (and in no way a Jessica Simpson fan), and I didn't enjoy "Waiting" too much (though I'm not sure how much that relates). This movie has more wit than it knows what to do with, and I laughed out loud numerous times. All the acting was spectacular and I was surprised to find that the writing had equal amounts of humor and heart.

To come into it thinking it was going to be terrible and coming out thinking it was one of the better movies I've seen in a while, I'd say that's an accomplishment. Though its only my opinion of course, check it out if your curious.

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