Employee of the Month - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Employee of the Month Reviews

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk
November 3, 2012
Quite frankly, it makes perfect sense that Employee Of The Month is a terrible comedy - there's no one funny involved.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Predictable, crude comedy aimed at teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 22, 2008
This vapid, laugh-lite romp won't satisfy anyone. Except die-hard Jessica Simpson fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
January 31, 2008
...there's ultimately very little here to appeal to even the most die-hard Cook fanatic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
So tossed-off and muddled it'll likely bore even the blue-collar male audience at which it's aimed.
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 1, 2007
It's predictable and formulaic, with some slapstick, visual and toilet humour that may not have you falling in the aisles, but amuses in an undemanding way.
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
January 20, 2007
Reasonably entertaining, though probably better as a DVD rental.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Paul Arendt
BBC.com
January 9, 2007
The latest in a long line of lowbrow slacker comedies of the Clerks persuasion, Employee Of The Month is funnier and smarter than most of its contemporaries.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip French
Observer (UK)
January 6, 2007
saddest thing about this unpleasant, mirthless film is that it's photographed by Anthony Richmond.
Anna Smith
Empire Magazine
January 4, 2007
A likeable cast is underused in this cut-price guy comedy with only the occasional laugh.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
January 4, 2007
Basically, in the genre of workplace-based comedies, Employee of the Month is no Office Space, but it's nowhere near as bad as, say, Waiting, either. Watchable, but entirely forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Anna Smith
Time Out
December 30, 2006
Amy is little more than a pretty face, undermining the film's female appeal and leading one to wonder if Dukes of Hazzard eye candy Simpson is becoming a trifle typecast.
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
December 30, 2006
You're fired.
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
December 19, 2006
There's a great Office Space-style satire to be made about big-box stores screwing their working-poor employees, but Hollywood studios covet DVD rack space at those same stores.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
November 24, 2006
There are people who think Cook is funny, but you won't find any evidence of that here.
| Original Score: 1/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
October 30, 2006
Cook's creepy smirk is downright hypnotic. You keep staring at it, seeking to find the gears and flywheels beneath the flesh, but the harder you look, the less you see.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
October 26, 2006
refuses to go beyond shallow observations and silly slapstick, making for an ordinary outing when that should not be the case
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 18, 2006
Keeps a smile on your face even though there are only a couple of actual laughs along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
October 17, 2006
Stocked with unfunny formula.
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 16, 2006
By virtue of its title alone, is it too much to expect "Employee of the Month" to be something special, perhaps a cut above your everyday comedy? Shouldn't the jokes make that extra effort, as well as the cast?
Full Review | Original Score: C
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