The Promotion

The Promotion

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Doug (Sean William Scott) has a dead-end job as an assistant manager of a corporate grocery store. When a bigger and fancier store opens in a nearby neighbourhood, Doug sees his chance to become promoted to a full manager. But when Richard (John C. Reilly) arrives from Quebec, the two men must compete with each other for the coveted promotion.

2008USA
Comedy

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54%78 reviews

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Village Voice

Village Voice

Making his directorial debut, screenwriter Steven Conrad (who previously wrote The Weather Man and The Pursuit of Happyness) continues his career-long interest in success and self-fulfillment in America with this low-key, witty, observant farce about two rival assistant managers (Seann William Scott and John C. Reilly) vying for a coveted career opportunity.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

One of the unfunniest comedies ever. Punch lines are lifeless. Characters are borderline catatonic. Running gags can't even walk.

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