Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Five Nights At Freddy’s

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Who remembers Chuck E. Cheese or Showtime Pizza? These entertainment centers had anthropomorphic characters who entertained children while they dined on pizza or played arcade games. More than that, these two restaurants appear to be the inspiration for some of the characters in the Five Nights At Freddy’s video game and now a movie. 

Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza resembles these pizza chains in an eery way. While Chuck E. Cheese and Showtime Pizza both had a creepy vibe to them, Five Nights At Freddy’s takes it to a whole new level.

Four of the animatronics from Five Nights At Freddy's

What’s the premise behind Five Nights At Freddy’s movie? A down-on-his-luck man, Mike (Josh Hutcherson), is trying to find a job. He has to take care of his sister, Abby (Piper Rubio), after their mother passes away and their father leaves. He goes to a career counselor, Steve Raglan (Matthew Lillard), for a job placement. Steve recommends he try a night security position at the now-defunct Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza.