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Extract (2009)

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Joel, the owner of an extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

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Joel, the owner of an extract manufacturing plant, constantly finds himself in precarious situations that steadily worsen by the minute. First, his soon-to-be floor manager acquires a serious injury in a machine malfunctioning accident that subsequently endangers the wellbeing of his company. Second, his personal life doesn't fair much better when he takes the advice of his bartending friend Dean during a drug-induced brainstorming session on how to test his wife's faithfulness. Finally, compounding these catastrophes is new employee Cindy, who happens to be a scam artist intent on milking the company for all its worth. Now, Joel must attempt to piece his company and his marriage back together all while trying to figure out what he's really after in life. Written by The Massie Twins

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A comedy that hits you where it hurts. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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Rated R for language, sexual references and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glavni sastojak  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,513,634 (USA) (4 September 2009)

Gross:

$10,814,185 (USA) (9 October 2009)
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Trivia

Gene Simmons' character Joe Adler is a nod to attorney Jim Adler and his "Have you been injured?!?!" local TV commercials. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, the music store employees call the pickups on the Gibson guitar "humbuckings." Those type of pickups are either called "humbuckers" or "humbucking pickups," but not "humbuckings." Someone picky enough to fuss about the difference between "color" and "finish" would likely be the same way about pickups. See more »

Quotes

Dean: You should try smoking a little pot.
Joel: That's a drug.
Dean: It's not a drug. It's a flower.
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Features The American Outdoorsman (1995) See more »

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Rainy Day Woman
(1974)
Written and Performed by Waylon Jennings
Courtesy of the RCA Records Label
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By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not as funny as Office Space. Too uneven and unfocused.
3 January 2010 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite comedies is the cult film Office Space. Mike Judge directed Office Space as well as Extract. I had fairly high expectations for this movie hoping it would be as enjoyable and entertaining to watch as Office Space. Unfortunately, I was let down by Extract after viewing it.

The movie has a few funny moments, but I didn't think it had enough. Ben Afflek gives a mildly amusing performance as a pot smoking stoner. Jason Bateman and Mila Kunis are alright, but nothing special. I can't say the movie was all that memorable either.

Ultimately, Extract is too uneven and unfocused to be called a success. Fans of Office Space and Mike Judge may want to watch Extract out of curiosity. It's not that great, but it is passable.


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