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Working Girl
6.2 Rating
(261 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Jack Trainer
Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

Katharine Parker
Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

Tess McGill
Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Mick Dugan
Philip Bosco

Philip Bosco

Oren Trask
Nora Dunn

Nora Dunn

Ginny


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Kevin Wade

Kevin Wade

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An average movie

8 months, 2 weeks ago at Sep 8 15:34
Basically, it is one of these rather cheesy 80’s flicks and even though I thought it was fairly entertaining, I can’t say I really loved the damned thing. I mean sure, it was all quite watchable, there was a really charismatic cast (Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin and even Kevin Spacey in a very small part) but I seriously had a hard time to care about the stor... read more
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Description: Melanie Griffith had a fling with stardom in this Mike Nichols comedy about an executive secretary (Griffith) who can't get her deserved shot at upward mobility in the brokerage industry. Hardly taken seriously by male bosses, things aren't really any better for her once she starts working for a female exec (Sigourney Weaver, never mo ... (more)
Release date: 21 December 1988
UPC: 024543013655
Comedy (12), Romance (9), Drama (8), 1980s (6), 1988 (5), Business (5), Classic (4), Harrison Ford (3), Business Ethics (3), Rags To Riches (2), Sort (2), Big Business (2), American (2), Success (2), Satire (2), *saipal (2), 1980's (2), Usa (2), Dramas (2), Work (2)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 8 months, 2 weeks ago

An average movie

“Basically, it is one of these rather cheesy 80’s flicks and even though I thought it was fairly entertaining, I can’t say I really loved the damned thing. I mean sure, it was all quite watchable, there was a really charismatic cast (Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin and even Kevin Spacey in a very small part) but I seriously had a hard time to care about the story. Indeed, it seems that Hollywood has never managed to take office jobs seriously, especially when women are involved, so in the 80's they came up with a bunch of fluffy comedies about the subject. This one is probably the most successful one, financially and critically, and, I have to admit it, it was at least miles better than the rather inane 'Nine to Five'. Still, I had a hard time to care f” read more

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