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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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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Funcionário do Mês 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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,435,406, 24 November 2006
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Lionsgate, Tapestry Films See more »
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie Zack and Amy watch on their date inside Super Club is "The Princess Bride". See more »

Goofs

In one of the opening scenes, there is a large overhead shot of all the registers. You can see Vince, working in register one, but if you look at register seven, you can see Amy working as well. This scene is supposed to take place the day BEFORE Amy transfers to the new Super Club. The rest of this scene is shown later in the movie after Amy has been working at Super Club for a few days. See more »

Quotes

Vince: [after Vince is revealed to have been giving stuff away, he runs off and Semi tackles him to the ground]
[writhes in pain]
Vince: Now I know why they call you "Semi"
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Surrender
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Camp Freddy
Scott Weiland and Matt Sorum appear courtesy of RCA Records
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I wasn't expecting much...
14 January 2007 | by aalexakisfanSee all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much, but I was pleasantly surprised. I laughed at several witty lines, especially one where Zach corrected Vince's grammar, but Vince didn't get it. Even Jessica Simpson didn't bother me because they didn't try to inflate her intelligence; they just made her a rather bland character.

The plot isn't original, but watching Vince pretend he was Tom Cruise from Cocktail made me laugh. When I watch this sort of movie I want to laugh and I did just that. Dane Cook was a pleasant surprise too. I had never seen anything with him. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie even though I didn't think that I would.


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