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Working Girl (1988)

Melanie Griffith as "Tess McGill"

Savvy New York City receptionist Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) gives her conniving boss, Katharine Parker (Sigourney Weaver), an excellent business tip, but Katharine simply steals the idea without giving due credit to her secretary. After Katharine winds up in the hospital with an injured leg, Tess decides to exact revenge. Pretending to be her boss, Tess initiates a major deal with an investment broker (Harrison Ford) -- but things turn ugly after Katharine finds out what Tess has been up to.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Academy Award (1988) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (1988) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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