Horrible Bosses
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For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gordon knows what works and what doesn't, pushing the leads' chummy chemistry to the fore while allowing the schematic and, frankly, highly unlikely murder plot to sink into the background."
‑ David Jenkins, Time Out
"For something like Horrible Bosses to sparkle, the actors have to shine... and shine they do."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"This vulgar comedy is mediocre at best with some fun performances but few jokes that actually work."
‑ John Hanlon, Big Hollywood
"Horrible Bosses is very funny and features a great cast that exudes wonderful chemistry."
‑ Jeff Beck, We Got This Covered
"Rides the entertaining pitch for the entire runtime -- without attempting to offer some kind of deeper insight or social commentary."
‑ Ben Kendrick, ScreenRant
"The movie's main thrust is lowball wish fulfillment, which comes too cheaply."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"The coarseness wouldn't be so bad if at least the steady stream of obscenities were funny. But there is, after all, an art to talking dirty."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"With this cast, and this concept, it's just a shame that "Horrible Bosses" pulls up just when it should be taking off."
‑ Will Leitch, Deadspin
"Colin Farrell is a comedy genius."
‑ Andy Lea, Daily Star
"This is a story for which plausibility took a running jump off a belief-suspension bridge."
‑ Matt Looker, TheShiznit.co.uk
"A lot of low-stakes humor, occasionally brought off by a mostly ingratiating cast."
‑ Sam Adams, Los Angeles Times
"Horrible Bosses offers a reminder that adherence to formula may not be among the signal virtues of comedy, but--provided the jokes are funny--it's no great vice either."
‑ Christopher Orr, The Atlantic
"A star-studded black comedy for anyone who's ever fantasised about killing their boss."
‑ Tom Glasson, Concrete Playground
"Funny enough to give America's embattled working folk an outlet for their frustration, and America's employer classes a bad case of nerves."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"It's refreshing to see that some writers still like to turn an intriguing situation into one where laughs can flow naturally as opposed to attempting to force them out with extremely bad jokes."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
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