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"Horrible Bosses" is a comedy starring Jason Bateman, Kevin Spacey, and Jennifer Aniston. It is directed by the famed TV sitcom director, Seth Gordon. "Horrible Bosses" begins with three friends in three different jobs commiserating about how bad each of their bosses are. One boss is a power freak, another is a sexual harasser, while the third boss, played by Colin Farrell, is intent on driving the company into the ground. None of them feel they can quit their jobs. As time continues, the friends begin to plot to work together to kill each boss but the plan goes terribly wrong to hilarious results. Other hilarious cameo appearances include Donald Sutherland, Jamie Foxx, Ioan Gruffudd, and Bob Newhart. "Horrible Bosses" was written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, and Michael Markowitz. This DVD version includes subtitles in English, French and Spanish. This comedy is 100 minutes long and is rated R or restricted. Extra features on the DVD include deleted scenes and an alternative opening.
Number of Discs: 1
Rating: R (MPAA)
Film Country: USA
"Cleverly structured....Bateman, Day and Sudeikis feed off one another's energies in a pleasing way."
Los Angeles Times - Michael Phillips (07/08/2011)
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irected with cheerful and wicked energy by Seth Gordon....Spacey is superb..."
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert (07/06/2011)
"[A] bouncy, well-built, delightfully nasty tale of resentment, desperation, and amoral revenge..." -- Grade: A-
Entertainment Weekly - Lisa Schwarzbaum (07/22/2011)
"Bateman is a wonderful comic actor....His quicksilver timing comic in handy..."
Movieline - Stephanie Zacharek (07/14/2011)
3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's the bosses themselves having the most fun....Farrell wins the anti-vanity award, with a comb-over and pot-belly make-under."
Total Film - Rob James (07/07/2011)
"Briskly written and sometimes acted with barely a straight face....Director Seth Gordon has a deft touch with water-cooler talk..."
USA Today - Scott Bowles (07/08/2011)
"[D]irector Seth Gordon knows how to play gags to the camera....Bateman's specialty portrait of white-collar asphyxiation is as perfectly measured out here as it was in Mike Judge's EXTRACT..."
Sight and Sound - Nick Pinkerton (09/01/2011)