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The Associate (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  25 October 1996 (USA)
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A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man ... See full summary »

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Bissel
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Mrs. Cupchick
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Plaza Manager
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SEC Agent Thompkins
Miles Chapin ...
Harry
Jean De Baer ...
Loan Officer
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Storyline

A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one. Written by <meeka@iw.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's a man's world...until October 25. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality and an exotic dance club scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 October 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'associé  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

ITL 304,556,000 (Italy) (16 May 1997)

Gross:

ITL 449,532,000 (Italy) (30 May 1997)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Josh Perrius is in the crowd behind Sally Jessy Raphael. See more »

Goofs

In the coffee shop scene Sally asks about Cutty and later they leave when Aesop Franklin arrives. The camera positions change throughout their discussion. The spoon in Laurel's cup changes places. Behind her the spoon is in the cup and in front of her the spoon is laying on the table. See more »

Quotes

Frank: You better be premenstral.
Laurel Ayres: Baby, if I was premenstral, you'd be dead.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there's a brief repeat of an earlier line. See more »

Connections

Features Sally Jessy Raphael (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

The Turning Point
Written by Narada Michael Walden & Erik "E Smooth" Hicks
Performed by LaShanda REese
Produced by Narada Michael Walden
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
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Women - Bravo
17 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I think the only reason people hate this movie is because it shows women making men look stupid and foolish - as if it needs to take a leap to do that. Playing their own game against them and winning.

This movie was a lot of fun and I enjoyed it completely.

I would watch it over and over again.

Truly wonderful.

Remember Waiting to Exhale. Men hated that movie too, because it made them look bad and told the truth. This movie told the truth.


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