The Secret of My Success Poster

Release Date: 1987

DVD Release Date: October 27th, 1998

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Recent college graduate Brantley Foster (Michael J. Fox) travels from his home in Kansas to New York City to pursue a new finance job. However, when Brantley arrives, he learns that his position has been eliminated, and he's forced to take a job working for his inept Uncle Howard (Richard Jordan), who became a company president through marriage. Brantley starts as a mere mailroom worker, but quickly climbs the corporate ladder when he begins posing as an executive.

Cast: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Fred Gwynne, Elizabeth Franz, Christopher Durang

Director: Herbert Ross

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Rastar Pictures, Universal Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Wife, Transformation, Charming, Amusing, 1980s, Lighthearted, Rise


Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture