9 to 5 (1980) - Rotten Tomatoes

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9 to 5 (1980)



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Three female office workers become friends and get revenge against their boss, a sexist egotistical lying hypocritical bigot, and in so doing create a more efficient and pleasant work environment.

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Critic Reviews for 9 to 5

All Critics (34) | Top Critics (5)

This is one of the most delightful films of the year. It's an entertaining movie with a social and political point to make about office politics.

April 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Although it can probably be argued that Patricia Resnick and director Colin Higgins' script [from a story by Resnick] at times borders on the inane, the bottom line is that this picture is a lot of fun.

June 24, 2008 | Full Review…
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Despite an excellent and promising cast, this Hollywood attempt at a mainstream feminist comedy is flabby and bland.

January 26, 2006 | Full Review…

[Parton] is, on the basis of this one film, a natural-born movie star, a performer who holds our attention so easily that it's hard to believe it's her first film.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It's clearly a movie that began as someone's bright idea, which then went into production before anyone had time to give it a well-defined personality.

August 30, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

9 to 5 is tremendous fun.

November 15, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 9 to 5


Actually downgraded this - was worse than I remembered. The three leads are great and I liked the idea of the downtrodden office workers, but it goes too heavily into the revenge and becomes boring. I also hated the three revenge fantasies. Too long and pointless.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

A fabulous chick flick! It's very funny, and the actresses are fantastic. The story is funny, and realistic too. I highly recommend this one.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

I really like the plot. It was a good 80's film but the acting was little on the weak side.

erika bruhns
erika bruhns

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