It’s Labor Day!
The day when you’re supposed to relax and not think about work… Which makes me wonder why I’m writing this all out, but ah well. All in the name of everyone having a great holiday right?
So, I was thinking, what are the perfect movies to watch on Labor Day?
Without delay here at the top movies to watch this Labor Day weekend!
1. Horrible Bosses – When three friends conspire to take care of each others bosses, I can’t imagine what could go wrong?
2. Clerks – The ultimate slackers who “weren’t even supposed to be there today” work at a store and a video store as well. The classic Kevin Smith comedy!
3. Office Space – The ultimate workplace comedy, the movie I plan on watching this Labor Day, is a perfect film the illustrates the banality of cubicle life.
4. 9 to 5 – The classic 1980’s comedy starring Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton is one of the best female empowerment workplace comedies ever! Hilarious and fun, with three perfect leads!
5. The Firm – Tom Cruise stars as a young hotshot that gets a job at the most corrupt law firm in existence.
6. Swimming With Sharks – Frank Whaley takes on his abusive horrible boss AKA Kevin Spacey. It’s a classic Hollywood comedy.
7. Sunshine Cleaning – An underrated gem! Amy Adams and Emily Blunt are two sisters out of luck, until they form a crime scene clean up team.
8. Norma Rae – The iconic union classic starring Sally Field as a young single mother who organizes the textile mill she works at.
9. Boiler Room – A young college dropout gets a job as a broker for an investment firm that just may not be on the up and up!
10. The Proposal – Sandra Bullock is a hard edged boss who forces her Canadian assistant to marry her so she can stay in the country.
11. Waitress- Keri Russell is pregnant and in a horrible marriage. She works at a diner and makes the most unique and awesome pies.
12. Working Girl – A secretary has a great idea that’s stolen by her boss. The secretaries solution is to pretend she’s really her boss and steal it back!
13. Roger & Me- The classic workplace documentary from Michael Moore, is heartbreaking and hilarious.
14. Newsies- How can this not be on the list? It’s a musical about paperboys with Christian Bale!
15. Silkwood- Karen Silkwood was a processing worker at a plutonium plant who was exposed to dangerous contaminants, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing the truth.