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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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Greg Coolidge

Writers:

Don Calame (screenplay), Chris Conroy (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

In order to get the girl, he's gotta get his shift together. 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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Details

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

Gross USA:

$28,444,855

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,368,909
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lionsgate, Tapestry Films See more »
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Glen Gary's big brothers name is Glen Ross. Glengarry Glen Ross is the name of a 1992 play written by David Mamet later adapted as a movie starring Al Pachino and Alec Baldwin See more »

Goofs

During Zack and Vince's collision during the softball game, the ball is clearly seen leaving the vicinity of both men. In the next shot, the ball is in Zack's glove. See more »

Quotes

[after Vince is revealed to have been giving stuff away, he runs off. Semi tackles him to the ground]
Vince: [writhes in pain] Now I know why they call you "Semi".
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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All About the Money
Written by Christophe Beck
Performed by Christophe Beck
Courtesy of Lionsgate
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It is a funny, relaxing comedy that's worth seeing with your friends...
12 March 2007 | by boboscooterSee all my reviews

I think the movie was excellent, Dane Cook is a good actor and a very good comedian. It is a good and relaxing comedy, it wasn't that great, however there were a few original things like the secret hiding place in the mall...who would of thought this could exist in a store or supermarket...whatever u wanna' call it... The casting is good. Jessica is just playing her role, but it isn't that spectacular, she doesn't appear as much as many of you would of thought, but anyway she does her job well enough. She smiles, giggles and looks hot... Dane is the character that makes the movie worth while and i loved the employee of the month stars ... it was a bit predictable that he would win, even if in the end the ,,bad guy'' was actually the winner... but the guard seeing the video tape...you knew that something suspicious would come up... Anyway...a nice comedy with plenty of laughter...I saw it with my friends and you should to, it is well-worth seeing and most of all it is good because i love Dane and his ideas and also I enjoyed the fact that Andy Dick was in the cast...i like him very much from Radio News...so...u should see this flick...I'd give it a solid 7.5 for effort and comic moments and the plot, original as well... Go Dane Go !!!


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