Employee of the Month

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +1

Content: -4

Dax Sheppard, Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson, Andy Dick, Harland Williams. Comedy. Directed by Greg Coolidge.

FILM SYNOPSIS: Two wage slave employees of a Costco-like store compete for the attention of the hot checker. They mistakenly believe that she sleeps with the employee of the month.

PREVIEW REVIEW: There are a few laughs, mainly visuals spoofing these types of discount stores, where you buy in bulk. These are easy laughs, such as visuals of the unloading of giant boxes of different products, including huge containers of condoms. But basically its another crude attempt at humor, with visuals of giant boxes of condoms being the tamest of examples. The rest of the humor stems from two slackers competing to get what they think is the employee of the month award the right to sleep with the sexy cashier. That should give you an idea of how callus this film really is. Indeed, any legitimate attempt at humor is discount at best. It is bawdy and crude, another example of coarse and mediocre situation comedy aimed at young people. As for Jessica Simpsons acting prowess, who knew shed peak with The Dukes of Hazzard.

I wouldnt expect any life lesson from this one. It has no warmth, no moral and no reason.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright

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Crude Language: There are several crude, repugnant sexual terms and where would todays movie comedies be without a good flatulence joke here and there?

Obscene Language: Six s-words, one f-word and twenty or so minor expletives such as damn, hell and ass.

Profanity: Three profane uses of Gods name; the same for Jesus.

Violence: There are a great many slapstick visuals such as a man hit in the crotch by a tennis ball fired from a serving machine.

Sex: The plot is based on the assumption that the employee of the month gets to sleep with a beautiful blonde. Of course they are wrong, because although she dresses like an uptown call girl, shes really a good girl. There are sexual innuendos, but generally the sexual conversations are blunt and offensive. Womens sexuality is exploited whenever possible.

Nudity: None, but the female lead dresses provocatively.

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Several slang terms for sex and the female body.

Drugs: A couple of scenes feature people drinking beer.

Other: None.

Running Time: 103 minutes
Intended Audience: Teens and Adults

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