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Career Opportunities (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  29 March 1991 (USA)
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Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave home, but is disorientated. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target... See full summary »

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Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave home, but is disorientated. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room, and awakes to find that she is locked in the store overnight with the janitor, Jim, the town "no hoper" and liar. A decision to go to L.A. is established, but first they must get through the night. A relationship develops, only to be interrupted by a break in by two petty criminals. Written by <TSPAJB@Lure.LaTrobe.edu.au>

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Maximum comedy at minimum wage! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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29 March 1991 (USA)  »

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One Wild Night  »

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$11,336,986 (USA)
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Trivia

When Josie is looking through the cassette tapes, one of the visible titles is the soundtrack for The Breakfast Club, also written by John Hughes. See more »

Quotes

Josie: And you're happy, you know, you're happy.
Jim Dodge: I'm not happy. I'm working nights, everybody thinks I'm a liar, my whole family's laughing at me... Reverend Harwell gave me the finger last week!
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Referenced in Family Guy: Movin' Out (Brian's Song) (2007) See more »

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I Wanna Stay Home
Written by A. Sturmer
Performed by Jellyfish
Courtesy of Charisma Records America, Inc.
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I fell in love with Jennifer Connelly in this movie
26 February 2002 | by (Tallahassee, FL) – See all my reviews

A very well done, humorous teenage love story that every "not so popular" guy who was passed over in high school can appreciate. Funny, awkward, and lighthearted, this movie has something for everyone. This was the first movie I saw Jennifer Connelly in and just like the main character, immediately fell in love with her. What an outstanding actress, although this is perhaps not her best performance. All together this is a great "Order in on Saturday night and have a few laughs with the wife/girlfriend" kind of feel good romantic romp.


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