Employee of the Month

October 6th, 2006


Employee of the Month

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When he hears that the new female employee digs ambitious men who are the store employee of the month, a slacker gets his act together but finds himself in competition with his rival, an ambitious co-worker.

Release Year: 2006

Rating: 5.3/10 (22,750 voted)

Critic's Score: 36/100

Director: Greg Coolidge

Stars: Jessica Simpson, Dane Cook, Dax Shepard

At Super Club, a large warehouse store, the employees strive to obtain the "Employee of the Month" award with the benefits of having their picture featured on the wall of fame in the staff lounge. Zack Bradley, a box boy, and Vince Downey, a cashier, are two competitive Super Club employees. Vince has become head cashier of the store and winner of seventeen consecutive "Employee of the Month" awards. Zack, on the other hand, is a slacker but is popular with his colleagues. Zack has not won any "Employee of the Month" awards and has no desire to except when Amy, a new cashier who only dates "Employee of the Month" winners, transfers to the store. Zack and Vince compete to get Amy's attention through competition and courtship. Vince attempts to impress Amy with skills as a cashier and his seventeen "Employee of the Month" awards, while Zack attempts to use several methods of charm and comedy to win her affection...

Writers: Don Calame, Chris Conroy

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 - Gene
Kathleen Arc - Grumpy Lady


Official Website: Lions Gate Films [United States] |

Release Date: 6 October 2006

Filming Locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $11,407,751 (USA) (8 October 2006) (2579 Screens)

Gross: $28,435,406 (USA) (24 November 2006)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

Eva Longoria appeared as a Super Club employee named Lily, in a scene filmed as an alternate opening deleted from the theatrical release. The scene is found in the "Special Features" section of the DVD.

Continuity: The positions of the golden stars in the chart change throughout the movie. For example, the November 3rd star was placed upside down at first (1 point facing down), but in future views of the chart, it is upright (2 points facing down).

Lon: Wow, that's gotta hurt. I mean, he's always doin' that to you. Stealing your thunder. You remember the red head? In gardening? Boinked her behind the monkey grass. And the asian in automotive? Did her on a pile of carburetors. Oh, and the blonde in frozen foods, with the... Doink! Doink! Turkeys done! Remember her?
Lon: [sticks his fingers out of his chest]

User Review

I wasn't expecting much...

Rating: 8/10

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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