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The Promotion

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The Promotion

Certificate
15 Certificate
Title
85 Mins
Released
2008
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Packshot of The Promotion
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
85 Mins
Released
2008

Richard (John C. Reilly) and Doug (Seann William Scott) work at a supermarket. They have both done their fair share of hard work. A new store is being built and Richard and Doug are desperate for the manager's position. Richard has a wife and kids and most people think he's a nice guy. Doug is happily married and thinks the new job is his for the taking. Who has what it takes to win the promotion? With Jenna Fischer. Frequent very strong language and sexual references.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • John C. Reilly,
  • Seann William Scott,
  • Jenna Fischer,
  • Lili Taylor,
  • Bobby Cannavale,
  • Gil Bellows and
  • Fred Armisen

Director

  • Steve Conrad

Screenwriter

  • Steve Conrad

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We're all just out here trying to get some food. Sometimes we bump into each other.

Did you know?

  • Seann William Scott, who plays Doug, would phone writer/director Steve Conrad late at night. Steve taped the calls because they were so bizarre and funny.
  • Steve Conrad also wrote The Weather Man and The Pursuit Of Happyness.
  • Seann William Scott went on to star in Goon.
  • John C. Reilly, who plays Richard, also starred in Carnage and We Need To Talk About Kevin.

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