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Employee of the Month (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 6 October 2006 (USA)
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A slacker competes with a repeat winner for the "Employee of the Month" title at work, in order to gain the affections of a new female employee.

Director:

Greg Coolidge

Writers:

Don Calame (screenplay), Chris Conroy (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Zack
Jessica Simpson ... Amy
Dax Shepard ... Vince
Andy Dick ... Lon
Tim Bagley ... Glen Gary
Brian George ... Iqbal
Efren Ramirez ... Jorge
Marcello Thedford ... Semi
Danny Woodburn ... Glen Ross
Harland Williams ... Russell
Sean Whalen ... Dirk
Barbara Dodd ... Granny (as Barbara Dodd Ramsen)
Victor Izay ... Greeter (Jerry)
Marc Mouchet Marc Mouchet ... Gene
Kathleen Arc Kathleen Arc ... Grumpy Lady
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Storyline

Slacker Zack Bradley works as a box boy at Super Club, a warehouse club store. It is the lowest in the job hierarchy at the store. He doesn't work very hard at his job, and along with some of his fellow employee friends treats the store like his playground. Regardless, he is well liked by most of the other employees. He used to be hard working, when he was developing a dot com, but he lost all his and his grandmother's money in the process. As such, he decided not to take any risks in life while he now lives with her so as to provide her with what he considers at least a more reliable life. On the other extreme is Vince Downey, who lords an air of superiority over his fellow employees as the store's head cashier. He lives to be the store's best employee solely so that he can be named Employee of the Month, which he has been named seventeen months in a row. If he is named Employee of the Month for a record eighteenth time in a row, he will be rewarded with entrance into the ... Written by Huggo

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Check it! This fall. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Dane Cook is a die hard Boston Red Sox fan. In the movie when Super Club is playing Maxi Mart in the baseball game. Super Club is Red (in honor of the Sox) and Maxi Mart is Gray and Blue (in honor of the Yankees). This is a play on the famous rivalry. See more »

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Right before getting hit in the head with the golf ball, Jorge clearly closes his eyes in preparation for the golf ball to come flying in to hit him. See more »

Quotes

Semi: Watch the oats! Watch the oats!
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Referenced in Blonde Ambition (2007) See more »

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Like That
Written by Noelle and Felli Fel
Performed by Noelle and Felli Fel
Courtesy of Rock Hill Productions
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Are you kidding?? GREAT MOVIE
6 January 2007 | by SpidermanPezSee all my reviews

I was hardly amused when I saw the previews for this movie. It didn't look that good, I'm not that big of a Dane Cook fan (and in no way a Jessica Simpson fan), and I didn't enjoy "Waiting" too much (though I'm not sure how much that relates). This movie has more wit than it knows what to do with, and I laughed out loud numerous times. All the acting was spectacular and I was surprised to find that the writing had equal amounts of humor and heart.

To come into it thinking it was going to be terrible and coming out thinking it was one of the better movies I've seen in a while, I'd say that's an accomplishment. Though its only my opinion of course, check it out if your curious.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Employee of the Month See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,407,751, 8 October 2006

Gross USA:

$28,444,855

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,395,414
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lionsgate, Tapestry Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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