The Company Men

The Company Men

DVD - 2011
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Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life.
Publisher: [Montreal, QC] : Videoville Showtime, [2011]
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD Comp

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BookReviewer2015 Apr 28, 2017

Excellent film. All about how three guys deal with their loss of jobs, prestige, and even pride in the aftermath of the recession of 2007-2010.

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RBDC
May 31, 2016

Whoever is or has been in the same condition can easily connect with this movie, maybe not in the same manner but in a different 'light of gray'; inner-will is your strongest ally.

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ray1man
May 03, 2015

This is a story about a guy who loses his job, in the movie they tell you how to make a living if you lose your job, like you can do just about anything just to make a living.

Quimeras Oct 09, 2014

O.K. film. There are probably plenty of folks out there with more interesting real-life stories.

Kelly196 Jun 08, 2014

This movie profiles the lives of several individuals and how it effected them as they go through corporate downsizing. Well played by a good cast of actors.

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scrubble4
Sep 24, 2013

Realistic about individual lives after the 2008 crash. I don't think I could watch it, if my life had been one of the ones caught in this tsunami of change.

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neonkc
Jul 20, 2013

very good

michlmac Jul 15, 2013

Talent gone to waste here. Corporate hotshots fall prey to our crumbling economy. Now here's an inspiring solution: Buy your own shipyard and put your former colleagues back to work. Duh.

tonyvett Apr 03, 2013

Very realistic movie on corporate downsizing. I experienced the same thing in 09. My experience has taught me that it’s all about company profits and just making money.

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Bookworm39
Jan 23, 2013

Enjoyed this movie. Ben Affleck was especiallly good in the part he played. The Story shows what happens to a lot of people in the work force. One works for over 20 years at one Company and gives their all and gets no thanks for it.

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Aug 16, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains coarse language

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