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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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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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After Zack gets his first gold star and a date with Amy, he goes home and talks to Iqbal on the phone before picking Amy up. Zack has significantly more facial hair while on the phone than he did that day in the store and more than he has when he's out with Amy later that evening. See more »


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I wasn't expecting much...
14 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much, but I was pleasantly surprised. I laughed at several witty lines, especially one where Zach corrected Vince's grammar, but Vince didn't get it. Even Jessica Simpson didn't bother me because they didn't try to inflate her intelligence; they just made her a rather bland character.

The plot isn't original, but watching Vince pretend he was Tom Cruise from Cocktail made me laugh. When I watch this sort of movie I want to laugh and I did just that. Dane Cook was a pleasant surprise too. I had never seen anything with him. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie even though I didn't think that I would.

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