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670 Ratings

Working Girl

Directed by Mike Nichols
United States, 1988
Comedy, Romance, Drama


When a secretary’s idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss’s job.

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Working Girl Directed by Mike Nichols

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

1989 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

BAFTA Awards

1990 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1989 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1989 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Critics reviews

The costume design by Ann Roth puts Working Girl’s farcical conflict on the screen in material terms. It suggests that appearances are just as important as reality whether you’re on Wall Street or in Hollywood or a woman anywhere.
February 09, 2017
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