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The screamer. The bully. The passive-aggressive jerk. No doubt you've had your own experience with a bad boss. And, it's the worst. While dealing with a horrible manager in real life is terrible, watching them behave badly on the big screen can be quite entertaining. Maybe it's a bit of schadenfreude. Or, maybe it's just nice to relate.
That might explain the success of Horrible Bosses and its sequel, Horrible Bosses 2, which opened just before Thanksgiving. There might be no better way to celebrate a four-day weekend than by eating a ton of turkey and watching Jason Bateman and friends try to come up with new ways to deal with the ruthless managers in their lives.
Ahead, we've rounded up the meanest bosses of all time. Browse the list and be thankful this holiday season that you're not trying to track down an advanced copy of Harry Potter for the tyrannical editor who pays you pennies to be her personal assistant. And, if you're unlucky enough to have such a jerk for a boss, well, at least you're not alone. Maybe one day they'll even make a movie about you.
Photo: Courtesy of AMC Networks.