Seven Films Due for a Remake
The film: 9 to 5 (1980)
The plot: A housewife whose husband has left her for his secretary begins her own secretarial career at a large corporation called Consolidated Companies. On the job, she befriends two other women, and together they fantasize about revenge against their unfair boss. That’s when the trouble begins.
The reason for remaking it: This film was made in 1980, during another recession. Then, as now, many people were working jobs they didn’t love because the alternative was having no job at all. As films like Horrible Bosses show, the tension between employer and employee is a timeless on-screen conflict that resonates with many movie-goers.
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