The Company Men

Synopsis: When the GTX Corporation must cut jobs to improve the company's balance sheet during the 2010 recession, thousands of employees will take the hit, like Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck). Bobby learns the real life consequences of not having a job. Not only does he see a change to his family lifestyle, and the loss of his home, but also his feelings of self-worth.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): John Wells
Production: The Weinstein Company
  2 wins & 11 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Metacritic:
69
Rotten Tomatoes:
67%
R
Year:
2010
104 min
$4,439,063
Website
198 Views

Recharge it for me, will you?

- Phil's in there.

Make yourself right at home, Phil.

I won't go back to the factory floor!

I've got one kid in college,

another one going in the Fall.

What the hell are

you talking about?

You're shitting me!

He doesn't know?

Sally Wilcox let

some more people go.

Some! She fired

goddam everybody!

Did she fire you?

No, but I've been

hiding in here all day!

They closed Mobile

and Newport News.

Laid off most of the Ship

Systems Sales Group.

I won't let the bastards just

kick me out after 30 years.

I'll take an AK-47 to this

fuckin' place, first!

What were you going

to do? Let me...

read about it in

tomorrow's Journal?

We're in the middle

of something here--

You closed two of my ship yards?

Consolidating divisions has been

under discussion for months.

Yeah, and I told you

it was a shitty idea.

We took that opinion

into consideration.

It's my goddam division!

It's my goddam company!

Would you excuse us

for a moment, please.

Don't embarrass me like that...

- (scoffs) Embarrass you?

I'm gone one day and you

gut one of my divisions?

Stock's stalled, revenues are flat.

The entire economy is flat -

we're in the middle of a recession.

I only closed two of the ship yards,

I should have closed

all three of them.

Our stock is in the fucking toilet!

- Everybody's stock is in the toilet.

Well, the stockholders

would like to...

see their share value maximized.

Well, sell the fucking Degas.

Well, now, I heard you put on

quite a show in Chicago.

What'd you do? You told a

room full of analysts...

we weren't gonna generate

any growth next year?

Three thousand jobs?

Gene, we're not some shitty

little shipyard any more!

I'm not going to keep pouring

money into a losing operation.

We innovate, we re-tool--

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