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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 | golf | 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)  »

Also Known As:

Funcionário do Mês  »

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Budget:

$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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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 Russell goes to Human Resources for the file on Amy, as the Human Resources person pull out the folder, the tab is on the left. On the close-up, the folder has flipped over and the tab is on the right (with Amy's name on it) and then back to the long shot where the folder has flipped back over with the tab on the left. See more »

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Granny: Don't forget to wash your balls.
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Spoofs Cocktail (1988) See more »

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Written by Ron Winter
Performed by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus (as The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Courtesy of Virgin Records, America, Inc.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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