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Working Girl

Cast

Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin View All


Crew

Kevin Wade (Screenplay), Mike Nichols (Director) View All

Release: Dec. 20th, 1988
Runtime: 1 hour, 54 minutes
Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her to the top, or finish her off for good.
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Gideon58
One of the smartest and most engaging comedies ever made that also received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Weaver and Cusack)and won Carly Simon the Oscar for Best Original Song.
Rockatansky
The movie is mostly a lighthearted comedy and does not force upon the proceedings any sort of pat arc about the heroine losing her soul as she succeeds professionally, but at the same time is very astute about the extent to which she has to manage the way she presents herself in order for her gambit....


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