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Get a Job (2016)

R | | Comedy | 18 July 2016 (UK)
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Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in a sea of increasingly strange jobs. But with help from their family, friends ... See full summary »


Dylan Kidd


Kyle Pennekamp (screenplay), Scott Turpel (screenplay)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Teller ... Will Davis
Anna Kendrick ... Jillian Stewart
Bryan Cranston ... Roger Davis
Nicholas Braun ... Charlie
Brandon T. Jackson ... Luke
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Ethan
Alison Brie ... Tanya Sellers
Marcia Gay Harden ... Katherine Dunn
Jorge Garcia ... Fernando the Janitor
Bruce Davison ... Lawrence Wilheimer
Parker Contreras Parker Contreras ... Sam
Megan Gallagher ... Abby Davis
Mimi Gianopulos ... Cammy
Jay Pharoah ... Skeezy D
Ethan Dizon ... Kwan


Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in a sea of increasingly strange jobs. But with help from their family, friends and coworkers they soon discover that the most important (and hilarious) adventures are the ones that we don't see coming. Written by Lionsgate Premiere

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Graduating was the easy part



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 July 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Arrume um Emprego See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Anna Kendrick plays a 22 years old girl while she was 27 when the movie was shot in 2012 and when it was released it 2016, she was 31 years old. See more »


When Will watches his viral video, he expands it to full screen then sits back to watch. As Skeezy D speaks without interruption, the next shot of the screen shows it is no longer a full-screen view even though Will was not shown leaning forward to press the ESC key. Similarly, when he gets excited about the number of views rising in real time (which YouTube does not do), he raises his arms above his head, but in the immediate next shot the laptop screen is displaying the comments section that was not visible in the previous shot, even though there's no way Will could have scrolled down while his hands were high in the air. See more »


Tanya: Tell Will he gets the job as soon as passes a drug test.
Charlie: Drug test? Is that a multiple choice?
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Performed by Space Capone
Published by Wintonio Music
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A 'slacker millennials' flick that actually makes millennials look good, and greedy employers look bad!
17 June 2016 | by HellmantSee all my reviews

'GET A JOB': Four Stars (Out of Five)

A 'slacker millennials' comedy flick; about a group of recent college graduates, desperately trying to make it in the adult working class world. It stars Miles Teller, Bryan Cranston, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas Braun, Brandon T. Jackson, Christopher Mintz- Plasse, Marcia Gay Harden, Alison Brie, Bruce Davison and Jorge Garcia. The film was directed by Dylan Kidd, and written by first time screenwriters Kyle Pennekamp and Scott Turpel. It was filmed, and completed, four years prior to it's release (due to distribution problems); and it's received almost entirely negative reviews from critics as well. Despite these problems, I really enjoyed it!

Will Davis (Teller) recently graduated from college, and worked his ass off at a summer internship (for free), only to have his promised job position taken from him; by his lying greedy (would be) employers. His friends, and roommates, all struggle with their jobs as well; but his father (Cranston), and his girlfriend (Kendrick), nag him to find employment. Then the tables are turned, and his dad and gf are both out of work, while Will has a promising new job.

I don't understand the negative reviews at all! I think they're mostly due to the troubled (delayed) releasing of the film, which isn't the movie's fault, and then also the film's strong liberal message (that actually makes millennials look good, and greedy employers look bad). Most millennials are hard working, don't just want free stuff, and they actually have it a lot harder than most of their parents did (times are much tougher now); as this film nicely illustrates. Besides that, the movie is just fun to watch, upbeat (despite it's negative subject matter) and funny (at times). The performances are all good, the directing is decent, and it's just a fun time at the movies (with a positive message to boot)!

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