Clockwatchers (1998)

This modern comedy focuses on the daily grind of a group of temporary employees working in a large business office. Iris is the newest temp in a totalitarian-style office and is quickly befriended by the other temps. Things heat up,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 15, 1998
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Noh
Film Journal International

You just want to shake these four twits out of their collective, weirdly unsubstantiated malaise.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Expertly captures the drudgery of 9-5 office gigs

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A gem of a small movie.

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Scott Weinberg

Insightful and well-acted comedy of inter-office angst.

Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Complex characterization makes Clockwatchers a far more interesting picture than it would have been as a simple, breezy comedy.

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Rob Nelson
Nashville Scene

This keenly observed and darkly comic indie is named for a quartet of office temps who toil at Global Credit while receiving no credit of their own.

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Carlo Cavagna

Like the unrelenting Musack that fills the heroines's offices, Clockwatchers is a bit too sedate. If you don't watch carefully, you'll miss half the fun.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A bold drama about the strange and often outrageous things that happen in the work-a-day world.

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Dustin Putman

A jewel of a film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A not particularly enlightening look at office life. It was of course trumped eventually by the masterful Office Space. The film ultimately raises the question… More
Daniel Parsons
What starts as a kind of <i>Nine to Five</i> comedy about a group of young women temping at a credit company, evolves into a rather dark,… More
Sunil Jawahir
Watched this movie a lot as a teenager. I love it's dark humor and the different characters.