The Associate Poster

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: July 20th, 1999

PG-13|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
Laurel (Whoopi Goldberg) is an intelligent investment banker struggling to succeed on Wall Street. When an unqualified white man (Tim Daly) receives a promotion, she quits her job to start her own business, only to learn that, as a woman, she is not taken seriously. To fool her competitors, Laurel creates a fictitious white man named Robert S. Cutty to manage her financial deals. But as Robert's popularity grows, Laurel realizes that living two lives is harder than she thought it might be.

Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly, Helen Hanft, George Morfogen, Zeljko Ivanek, Miles Chapin

Director: Donald Petrie

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Hollywood Pictures, Buena Vista International [us], PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Keywords: Inspiring, Rise, Hilarious, 1990s, New York City, Underdog