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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.

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

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6 October 2006 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,407,751, 8 October 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,435,406, 24 November 2006
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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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When Zach goes up to the box boy lounge for the first time he pulls some security tape across the aisle. When Vince shows up the tape is still there. When Zach goes to leave, the tape is gone. See more »

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Russell: Think about it guys, we could be working over there at Maxi-Mart and that place really sucks. Pass me the chips there, eight balls.
[Iqbal passes a bulk size bag of chips]
Lon: Plus, I hear they make you wear those house-arrest ankle bracelet things, so they know where you are all the time and if you leave the main floor, you get a little shocker.
[Blows a party kazoo]
Russell: True. I knew a guy in upper management, man, went crazy. Strapped one of those things around his hairy ballsack, ran out in the ...
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Written by Richard Marx
Performed by Richard Marx
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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I went in hoping for something that was like Clerks or Office Space, What I received was unfortunately this piece of crap.

Employee of the Month could have been funny or decent, but like most comedies made in the last decade, all of the characters and situations are unbelievably over the top. The characters are all unsympathetic caricatures with no depth and one joke apiece that they tell over and over again. Many of the remaining jokes don't even make any sense. The thing that always makes workplace comedy the funniest is the truth of the situations the characters find themselves in. Instead what was presented is a series of contrived plot points pulled from every teen movie and apparently written by a twelve year old imagining what it would be like to have a job.

There was a chuckle or two and Jessica Simpsons breasts gave a stunning cameo as themselves, otherwise this movie is just another poorly written, directed, and acted cliché fest with no heart, truth or humor.


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