When the GTX Corporation must cut jobs to improve the company's balance sheet during the 2010 recession, thousands of employees will take the hit, like Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck). Bobby learns the real life consequences of not having a job. Not only does he see a change to his family lifestyle, and the loss of his home, but also his feelings of self-worth. Written by
Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)
John Wells included real sentences and explanations from CEOs and their wives gathered from his research for the screenplay. See more »
On the construction site Bobby carries four cups of coffee in a cardboard holder. The way he's carrying and moving it's obvious that the cups are empty. See more »
I'm confident all these dismissals will stand up under legal scrutiny.
What about ethical scrutiny.
We're not breaking any laws, Gene.
I guess I always assumed were trying for a higher standard than that, Paul.
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Midway through the credits, financial reports from various news sources can be heard for a minute. See more »