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Employee of the Month (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 6 October 2006 (USA)
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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Comedy | Romance

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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)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$28,435,406 (USA) (22 November 2006)
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Glen Gary's big brothers name is Glen Ross. Glengarry Glen Ross is the name of a 1992 play written by David Mamet later adapted as a movie starring Al Pachino and Alec Baldwin See more »

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After Zack puts an ice pack on his head (after hitting his head on the pallet) he tosses the ice pack aside as he leaves the room. In the next shot he has the ice pack in his hand again and then tosses it on one of the checkout counters. See more »

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Granny: Zacky! What's my pin number?
Zack: 1234 Grandma, now we have to change it again!
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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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All About the Money
Written by Christophe Beck
Performed by Christophe Beck
Courtesy of Lionsgate
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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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