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Working Girl [DVD] [1988]

Release Date:04/17/2001
A Mike Nichols satire of gender in the business world, Working Girl comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround. English and Spanish subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a theatrical trailer and some television promotional spots. This is an acceptable, but uninspired release from 20th Century Fox. This fine film deserves a better DVD release than this one.

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (51 out of 52)

    Special Features

    • Theatrical trailer
    • TV spots


    Working Girl
    Unhappy with her job and her loser boyfriend, Melanie Griffith takes a secretarial post at a major Wall Street firm. Her boss is Sigourney Weaver, an outwardly affable yuppie whose grinning visage hides a wicked and larcenous propensity for exploiting the ideas of her employees. While Weaver is incapacitated, Griffith is compelled by circumstances to pose as her boss. Her inborn business acumen and common sense enable Griffith to rise to the top of New York's financial circles, and along the way she wins the love of executive (Harrison Ford). Things threaten to take a sorry turn when Weaver returns, but it is she who suffers from the consequences of her own past duplicity. Working Girl was Melanie Griffith's breakthrough film, proving than she was more than just the off-and-on "significant other" of Don Johnson. The film was later adapted into a brief TV series, starring a pre-Speed Sandra Bullock. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Melanie Griffith
      Melanie Griffith - Tess McGill
    • Harrison Ford
      Harrison Ford - Jack Trainer
    • Sigourney Weaver
      Sigourney Weaver - Katherine Parker
    • Joan Cusack
      Joan Cusack - Cyn
    • Alec Baldwin
      Alec Baldwin - Mick Dugan

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