Take This Job and Shove It (film)

A whiz scratched the curve ( Take This Job and Shove It) is an American comedy from 1981 that came to German cinemas on 29 July 1983.


The Ellison Group has acquired four small breweries, all of which are in financial difficulties. The young manager Frank Macklin to renovate a run-down of the breweries - of all things in his old hometown. He comes only with his old acquaintance to each other, the need to get used to the new line, and then such a success that the brewery will be sold to a new owner again.


The film was only in the U.S. at cost of production of four million dollars a commercial success, with box office receipts of over 17 million U.S. dollars.

The popular country song Take This Job and Shove It, was the number 1 hit in the U.S. in early 1978, is named after the original title. The songwriter David Allan Coe and the singer Johnny Paycheck can be seen in the movie in supporting roles.


"Despite superficial Klamauks and some lengths an entertaining movie, the critique of modern society exercises and points to opportunities in solidarity actions. "