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Demoted (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  12 March 2011 (UK)
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What goes around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross).

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What goes around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross).

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The film takes place in Detroit. Real Detroit TV station WJBK (FOX 2) covers the secretary strike, and Kenny is shown reading real Detroit newspaper the Detroit Free Press. See more »

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Earl smokes in his office. The film takes place in Detroit and smoking in all workplaces was banned in Michigan in 2009. See more »

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Harden Up
Performed By 'Madison Haze'
Written by 'A. Thorne' and Mike J. Newport
Courtesy of Native Tongue Music
By arrangement with Sugaroo!
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A funny over-the-top "Office Space" type movie that is worth watching. Predictable and not original but still funny. I say B.
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"From now until the end of time today and everyday shall be know as secretaries day!" Mike (Astin) and Rodney (Vartan) are the best salesmen and Treadstone tire, and they know it. Being rude to everyone has become standard fare until their boss dies. When Ken Castro (Cross), who has been the brunt of their jokes, takes over he immediately demotes them to secretaries. The two realize how they have been and begin to change their ways. I will start by saying that I liked this movie and laughed quite a bit but this is also nothing amazing at all. Very predictable and pretty much a no substance movie but it is worth watching and I liked it. Think "Office Space" but a step above on the absurd scale. There really is nothing to say about this as there is really nothing to it but I again liked it and I think it is worth checking out. Overall, if you liked "Office Space" you will like this. This are worse ways to spend an hour and a half. I give it a B.


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