Working Girl is a 1988 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford and Sigourney Weaver. It was written by Kevin Wade.


Tess McGill is a working-class girl from Staten Island with a bachelor's degree in business from evening classes. She works as a stockbroker's secretary, aspiring to reach an executive position. It's clear that Tess is smart, but she's treated like a bimbo by her boss and male coworkers. We find that after shabby treatment at several placements, Tess has gotten angry at her chauvinistic bosses and quit.