🎞 Working Girl (1988) | Twentieth Century Fox

Watched Working Girl (1988) from Twentieth Century Fox
Directed by Mike Nichols. With Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin. When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
DVRed from cable; watched on television

You hear the opening title music and you immediately know what you’re watching even though you haven’t seen this in decades…

Holy crap their 80’s hair is high and insane. What were people thinking?!

Interesting to re-watch this in a post me-too era. Somewhat bizarre to see Kevin Spacey play an assaulter in the opening act. Art imitating life?

This really did have some awesome casting. Bully to Juliet Taylor with Ellen Lewis as her associatet. Many of the smaller players became bigger later or have done some interesting character work hereafter. Zach Grenier in an early turn hitting on Weaver at her office party. He really is underappreciated. This is one of his first big film appearance. Most will recognize him from his break through role in Fight Club as the overbearing boss. Quick turn by Leslie Ayvazian as a receptionist… Ricki Lake with a short appearance as a bridesmaid. Apparently David Duchovny had a role in one of the bar scenes, but I didn’t really catch it. Kind of cool to see Amy Aquino as the assistant at the end of the picture. I recognized her name in the credits having appreciated her in Bosch (Amazon) recently, but kept waiting for her to pop up. And wow! That curly hair!

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