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Horrible Bosses (2011)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 8 July 2011 (USA)
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Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.

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Mr. Anderton
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Storyline

Nick hates his boss, mostly because he's expected to work from before sunrise to after sunset and his boss, Mr. Harken, calls him out for being a minute late and blackmails him so he can't quit. Dale hates his boss, Dr. Julia Harris, because she makes unwelcome sexual advances when he's about to get married. But Dale is on that pesky list of child offenders so he can't quit. Kurt actually likes his job and his boss, well, up until his boss dies and the boss's coked-out, psychopathic son takes over. But who would be crazy enough to quit their jobs in such poor economic times? Instead Nick, Dale and Kurt drunkenly and hypothetically discuss how to kill their bosses, and before they know it, they've hired a murder consultant to help them pull off the three deeds. Written by napierslogs

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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8 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,302,165, 10 July 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$117,538,559

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$209,638,559
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Trivia

The glasses worn by Jennifer Aniston at the dental clinic are custom made Oakley Radar Path. See more »

Goofs

After Dale's fiancee, Stacy, becomes unconscious via nitrous oxide inhalation, Dr. Harris tells Dale to prepare the patient for a bite-wing x-ray. This type of x-ray requires patient cooperation, and would have to be done before she was sedated. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick Hendricks: I get to work before the sun comes up, and I leave long after it's gone down. I haven't had sex in 6 months with someone other than myself. And the only thing in my refrigerator is an old lime. Could be a kiwi, no way to tell.
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Connections

Followed by Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) See more »

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Kung Fu Fighting
Written and Performed by Carl Douglas
Courtesy of Edition Carren c/o SMV Schacht Musikverlage GmbH
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Hilarious all the way
24 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Just got back from a press screening. Horrible Bosses is an easy to relate to comedy that keeps you engaged and amused all the way. Some great scenes involving crude/sexual/racial humor that catch you off guard and have you rolling. The plot is a little forced, as was the ending, which is partially forgivable in the case of a comedy, as long as it makes you laugh. Seeing Kevin Spacey play asshole boss brought back fond memories (Swimming With Sharks), he pulls it off very well. Jennifer Aniston very outside her standard girly role, and it was awesome. Charlie Day was amazing, and resembles his character in always Sunny in Philly (personal fav). Overall, not quite for the collection, but definitely worthwhile a trip to the movie theater!


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