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9 to 5 (1980) @ Mother's Backyard

Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.
(PG, 110 min.)
*Mother's films will begin at dusk, showtimes are tentative.


Friday, May 28, 2021


Mother's Backyard Flix

We’re teaming up with Mother’s Brewing to screen “9 to 5 (1980)” in Mother’s Backyard! (215 South Grant Ave.) So bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs to ensure you are comfy during the movie. You can’t bring booze, but don’t worry, Mother’s has you covered on that. Tickets are on sale at the door.
This is a 21+ event.
Mother's films will begin at dusk, showtimes are tentative

Summary: Office satire about three female secretaries who decide to get revenge on their tyrannical, sexist boss by abducting him and running the business themselves. The trio, one of whom has been passed over for promotion because she is a woman, spend a night together having drug-induced fantasies of killing the slave-driving chauvinist. One of them panics the following day when she suspects she really has poisoned the tyrant.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton
Director: Colin Higgins
Genre: Comedy

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"9 to 5 is tremendous fun."

— Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

"One of cinema's most badass trios."

— Tara Brady, Irish Times

"[Parton] is, on the basis of this one film, a natural-born movie star, a performer who holds our attention so easily that it's hard to believe it's her first film."

— Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"This is one of the most delightful films of the year. It's an entertaining movie with a social and political point to make about office politics. [2018 Reissue]"

— Bruce McCabe, Boston Globe