Working Girl

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Sexed-up '80s corporate tale with stellar cast.

R 1988 115 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

Working Girl - a romance with a good moral.

Melanie Griffiths plays Tess, a secretary who just can't hold a job, most recently after giving her misogynistic boss a telling off. She gets a new job where she finds her boss is a woman her age who promises that their working relationship will be one of positivity and growth. On her birthday ski trip, her boss breaks her leg leaving Tess to her own devices. Tess discovers the supposed godsend of a boss was planning to steal her idea. Tess sets out to claim what is hers using her knowledge of the world around her and falls in love along the way. Warning: Minor nudity throughout. Time stamps: intersexism/cissexism 11 minutes in, infidelity and graphic sex/nudity 29 minutes in, misogynistic compliment 35 minutes in

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
age 15+

Good

Some Nudity

This title has:

Too much sex

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