Price Check (2012)

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Pete Cozy does his best juggling family life, rising debt and a dead end job, but when his new boss, Susan, a sexy, powerful, human dynamo shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? (c) Official Site
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NR
Genre:
Comedy
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Cast

Parker Posey
as Susan Felders
Eric Mabius
as Pete Cozy
Annie Parisse
as Sara Cozy
Josh Pais
as Doug Cain
Edward Herrmann
as Jack Bennington
Matt Servitto
as Jim Brady
Finn Donoghue
as Henry Cozy
Víctor Cruz
as Dave Scalzod
Brian Berrebbi
as Matt Davis
Matt Walker
as Tony Gomes
Mylinda Hull
as Daphne's Mother
Marceline Hugot
as Mrs. Raphael
Remy Auberjonois
as Todd Kenner
Faith Sandberg
as Bennington's Assistant
Stephen Kunken
as Cartwright
Stephen Park
as Board Member
Dean Wareham
as Himself
Joseph D'Onofrio
as Town Car Driver
Jayce Bartok
as Bobby McCain
Matt Walker
as Tony Gomes
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Critic Reviews for Price Check

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (12)

A you-are-there slip-and-slide that follows a supermarket chain's pricing department exec whose life gets upended by a whirlwind new boss.

Full Review… | November 22, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Walker finds a few fresh veins to mine, and some nice performances.

Full Review… | November 15, 2012
Newark Star-Ledger
Top Critic

A hilarious Parker Posey provides her customary blast of brittle energy in "Price Check," an engaging corporate comedy.

Full Review… | November 15, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

Parker Posey cuts a ferociously funny swath through Michael Walker's "Price Check," a corporate comedy that tells you more than you ever wanted to know about the hypercompetitive world of retail marketing.

November 15, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

It never feels like Walker seems all that interested in pursuing any of these ideas once he's raised them.

Full Review… | November 15, 2012
TheWrap
Top Critic

[Posey] inspires. She terrorizes. Whatever it takes to get the job done.

Full Review… | November 15, 2012
NPR
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Price Check

½

Ending was a little flat - I really expected a big comeback, but actually it went full circle to the beginning of the movie. Hard work, nice things, nice family, time poor. Parker Posey as Susan is the boss from hell - mentally unbalanced, driven, enough to do your head in, quite honestly. Watching Pete get sucked into her web was horrifying. I can see why this wouldn't be the most popular movie, but it's well done and I enjoyed the various characters and office politics.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

"Price Check" belongs in the Bargain Bin. Parker Posey is the only remotely compelling character and the film's potential messages are diluted by ambiguity. Comedy genre? We'll need a "price check" on that....

Christian C
Christian C

Super Reviewer

Typical Parker Posey dark comedy she's been doing lately but I love her in any role. She was a complete b%*+ in this one.

Tracy Fortenberry
Tracy Fortenberry

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