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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 for anyone who punches in and checks out. See more »

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

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4 September 2009 (USA)  »

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Glavni sastojak  »

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$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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Joe Adler is also referred to on Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), also created by Mike Judge. See more »

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On the promotion poster Joels' LEFT eye is black. In the movie it's his RIGHT eye that gets smashed. See more »

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Dean: [as Brad walks out of the bar] There he goes... Johnny Horsecock.
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Who Were You Thinkin' Of
Written by Jim Glaser, Paul Gauvin, Cathie Pelletier
Performed by Texas Tornados
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Very Likable Movie
13 August 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

"Extract" works well with a majority of its audience. Reason is clear...the cast is very good, story is not boring or cheap; comedy is neither vulgar nor downright stupid; at ~90 minutes it doesn't bore anyone and it has a happy ending!!! Cast wise, a very good job. Jason Bateman plays the sex-deprived businessman role very well. Mila Kunis looks hot throughout the movie and that's exactly what her character was all about. Ben Affleck has a small but a very funny role. JK Simmons hardly does anything wrong about his acting. Others are good in their context.

The best thing about "Extract" is that the humor is maintained throughout the movie. It's neither cheap vulgar comedy nor downright stupid comedy. The comedy is an elaborate mix of these two poles and that's why this movie is like able. All the characters seem to be performing on a high wire and carry themselves very naturally. There is never a dull moment taking into account the short running time. Besides, the soundtrack is so cool. Really lovely songs.

Overall, "Extract" is a good movie. Can't say it's a very good movie, but still I can guarantee few smiles for sure.

My Verdict: 7/10


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