Having your own personal economic slowdown? Watch movies!
Home for the Holidays
Losing her job is only the beginning of the Thanksgiving holiday.
“On the fourth Thursday in November, 84 million American families will gather together… And wonder why.”
I still love this movie, even if it is slightly depressing.
“I will sell this house today.”
A laid off Detroit autoworker becomes a SAHD.
“This is gonna be fun.”
“Guess what? I am making mommy a bet. Daddy’s betting mommy a hundred dollars to just her one dollar, that she doesn’t get a job before me.”
Life trapped in cubicle hell.
“I’m late for a meeting with the Bobs”
A struggling actor, reinvents himself.
“Are you saying that nobody in New York will work with me? “
“No, no, that’s too limited… nobody in Hollywood wants to work with you either. I can’t even set you up for a commercial. You played a *tomato* for 30 seconds – they went a half a day over schedule because you wouldn’t sit down.”
If you loose your job, will Sam Shepard show up?
A classic Joan Cusack bit, steals the movie.
“You’ll never make more than $17,000 a year!”
An underappreciated John Hughes, coming of age movie, about finding your way.
“You know Jim I’d hire you in a second if I hadn’t already fired you so many times.”
Unemployed Circus bugs find a new gig.
The Full Monty
Unemployed steel workers become male strippers.