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Employee of the Month (2004)

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack ... See full summary »

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Mitch Rouse
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Dillon ... David Walsh
Steve Zahn ... Jack
Christina Applegate ... Sara Goodwin
Andrea Bendewald ... Wendy
Jay Leggett ... Dorff
David Pasquesi ... Kyle Lacopa
Peter Jason ... Bill Gartin
Paul Dooley ... Reverend Ben Goodwin
Noel Gugliemi ... Chicken (as Noel Guglielmi)
Dave Foley ... Eric
Renee Albert ... Martha
Enrique Almeida Enrique Almeida ... Ruben
Mark Beltzman ... Hank
Brian Blondell Brian Blondell ... Paulo, the Waiter
John Timothy Botka John Timothy Botka ... Yuppie
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"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank robberies and millions of dollars become part of his day from hell. Written by Anonymous

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Congratulations, you're fired! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Akire büszkék vagyunk! - A hónap dolgozója See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

David refers to the bank he works at as North and Wells. Director and writer Mitch Rouse is an alumnus of famed improvisational theatre The Second City which is located at North Ave. and Wells St. in Chicago. See more »

Goofs

After Matt Dillon gets done peeing on the bank manager's picture, it is dry again a few moments later. See more »

Quotes

Jack: Look, there's a reason why I'm your oldest friend in the world.
David Walsh: I can't seem to remember what it is right now.
Jack: I tell the truth.
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Scenes explaining various plot gaps are shown as credits roll. See more »

Connections

References The Crying Game (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Amber's Theme
Written by Scott Rouse
Published by Shabloo Music
Performed by Cyndi Wheeler
Courtesy of GrooveGrass Recordings
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very cool
5 January 2005 | by dgeminiSee all my reviews

What a surprise! I can't figure out why I had not heard or read anything about this movie when it came out, because it was great. The whole thing was completely unexpected and had a sense of humor about itself, almost being a kind of self-parody. The characters were well fleshed out and the story took such surprising and hilarious turns. This is a movie I could watch many times and will definitely recommend it to friends. I won't say anything about the plot because part of the reason its so much fun is because its so unexpected. But instead of resorting to cheap unnecessary plot contrivances for the twists and turns(like Fight Club, for example!), it actually does have continuity, and we get the joke. Its just too bad this film didn't get more attention and advertising!


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