Just how difficult has career advancement gotten in the 21st century? In Dinner for Schmucks — based on the French movie The Dinner Game — Tim (Paul Rudd) is desperate to get ahead in his career, but the only way to do so is to curry favor with his boss, who likes nothing better than to throw dinner parties where his execs bring along out-and-out idiots as their very special guests. Fortunately, Tim's found a perfect candidate in IRS employee Barry (Steve Carell). Unfortunately, that means Tim is going to be spending quite a bit of time with a guy whose intellectual engagement with the world doesn't rise much above giggling at monkeys on the TV.
We feel his pain. Hey, sometimes even the best of friends behave in ways that prompt a strong desire to be swallowed up by the earth. Moviemakers love capturing those "can I please disappear now?" moments and we quite enjoy watching them ... from a distance. Here are our 10 favorites. (Feel free to forward this to your friends, family, coworkers — anyone you'd like to send a message to.)
Top 10 "I Swear I Don't Know This Person" Movies Posted 07.28.10 by reelz