What Kind of Movie Could Be Made About Your Job?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

What Kind of Movie Could Be Made About Your Job?
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About This Quiz

If your workweek were turned into a feature film, would it be something exciting? Or would it be something that makes audiences scratch their heads? Use these questions and possible answers to translate it to the big screen! Once you've made it all the way through the credits, we'll let you know how your job would be billed in Hollywood. 

Maybe there is something taking place behind closed doors that would be a ground-breaking documentary. Maybe there is a budding romance with a storyline so juicy that Adam Sandler would want to play a love interest again. The things you share about your place of work, the people who work there and how you feel about it will help us write the script! 

Whether you plan to take the lead role or Debbie from human resources is better for it, you'll get a kick out of viewing your job through the lens of a camera. Take our direction, and pick out the response that best sums up where you work! By the time you've filled us in, it will be a breeze to give you a film genre that could be written about it. Will it be the same one you imagine it will be?

Q 01 Works most closely Think about the person who works most closely with you. Which movie award could they win?
Best Costume Design
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Best Comedy Writer
Best Actor/Actress in a Lead Role

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Q 02 Working title Which one of these working titles would you use while filming a movie about your job?
"Bob from Accounting and The Copier of Doom"
"50 First Days"
"Super Bad Day"
"The Supply Closet Massacre"

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Q 03 Budding romance Are there any budding romances taking place at your job?
I don't think so.
It's supposed to be a secret, but everyone knows.
There's a couple of them.
My boss is in love with being the boss.

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Q 04 Water cooler gossip' When you're near the water cooler, what kind of gossip do you hear?
I hear about my boss being a pro golfer on the weekends.
It's always about Debbie's love life.
I try not to listen because it's always a bunch of rumors.
We hear about Sam's 75 grandchildren.

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Q 05 Narrator If you could choose a narrator for your work movie, who would it be?
Samuel L. Jackson
Morgan Freeman
Helen Mirren
I could do it myself.

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Q 06 Disney villain or princess Is your boss more of a Disney villain or a Disney princess?
It depends on the day of the week.
I'm going with the princess.
My boss is more like a newscaster.
It would have to be the Disney villain.

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Q 07 Diva Before lunchtime, does anyone in your office turn into a diva?
A lot of folks could use a candy bar.
Guilty as charged!
It's not just lunchtime.
I don't pay attention to them. I'm too focused on food.

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Q 08 Almost time to go home It's almost time to go home. What are you most likely doing?
Staring at the clock
Finishing up last-minute things
Sneaking out early
Surfing the internet

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Q 09 Directors Out of these famous directors, which one would you want to direct a film about your work?
Oliver Stone
Penny Marshall
Sophia Coppola
Quentin Tarantino

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Q 10 Rules Are you a stickler for the workplace rules?
What rules?
Rules are in place for a reason.
I'm not a snitch, Debbie.
I take longer breaks than I should sometimes.

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Q 11 Paid fairly Do you think you are paid fairly for the work that you do?
I'm underpaid.
I guess it's fair.
They can't afford my true worth.
I'm shopping around for a company that values me.

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Q 12 Alarm When your alarm goes off in the morning, what is your first thought?
I need coffee.
I need to hit the snooze button 20 times.
I have a big day ahead. It's time to shower!
I always wonder what the workday will bring.

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Q 13 New rule You get to add a new workplace rule to the handbook. Which one will it be?
No microwaving fish
A four-day workweek
I'm the boss now.
Free donuts every morning

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Q 14 Best part of job On any given day, what is the best part of your job?
Clocking out
My paycheck
My coworkers
The work I do

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Q 15 Whistleblower Are you considered the office good guy, the bad guy or the whistle-blower?
I love to play the bad guy.
I am more of a wholesome character.
I know I'm seen as the whistle-blower.
It depends on which coworker you ask.

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Q 16 Movie rating Which movie rating would critics give your job?
PG-13
G
NC-17
R

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Q 17 Movie debut Where do you think a movie about your job's debut should be held?
My cubicle
A stadium
A local theater
The breakroom

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Q 18 Wolf of wall street There are some great films about work out there. Which one is your job most like?
"9 to 5"
"Office Space"
"Clerks"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

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Q 19 Production set If you were on a production set, what would your job be?
Actor/Actress
Director
Cameraperson
Writer

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Q 20 More interesting What movie element would make your job more interesting?
Flashbacks
Sex scenes
Animated characters
Black and white view

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Q 21 Bechdel test Would your average workday be able to pass the Bechdel Test?
If Debbie stops talking about her love life, maybe.
I don't know what that is.
It certainly can!
Now that you've mentioned it, I'll pay attention.

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Q 22 Secret envy Do you think your coworkers secretly envy you?
I know they do.
I think they get jealous sometimes.
At least one of them wants to be me.
I don't think so.

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Q 23 Daydreams When things get boring at work, what sort of daydreams do you have?
It's always about food.
I can't say that here.
I tend to daydream about my couch.
My mind drifts away to the beach.

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Q 24 Work weekends You've just been informed that you have to work over the weekend. How are you handling it?
I have conveniently missed the memo.
I will storm into my boss's office and protest.
It is what it is.
I can use the extra cash.

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Q 25 Restroom Using one word, how would you describe the state of your job's bathroom?
Decent
Good
Smelly
Nightmare

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Q 26 Lighten mood What kind of thing does your office need to lighten the mood?
An aquarium
Squirt guns
A foosball table
Naps

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Q 27 Come home After you get home from work, what is the first thing you do?
I like to take off my shoes.
Food is the first thing I think about.
I like to sit down and relax.
I always go straight to bed after work.

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Q 28 Moment alone When you need a moment alone at work, where do you go?
I take a walk down the street.
I lock myself in a bathroom stall.
I put in my earbuds.
I hide the supply closet.

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Q 29 Office Supply Closet You can be honest. Have you ever taken anything from the office supply closet?
I only use it to stock my desk.
All the time!
I wouldn't dream of it.
I didn't know people actually did that.

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Q 30 Happy at job Are you happy at your job, or have you been looking for another?
I'm happy.
It's a means to an end.
I have been keeping my eyes open.
I'm sure I'll die here.

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