Jim is the dorky son of a local cement contractor who lives at home and has no direction. Josie is the gorgeous daughter of a wealthy businessman who dreams of leaving town. When Jim is locked inside a Target store on his first night as the overnight janitor, he discovers Josie, who fell asleep while contemplating shoplifting. Now locked in together, the pair learns they have a lot in common. Little do they know that two petty criminals are on the lam and looking for a place to hide.
He took the job that no one wanted...and got the girl that everyone did.
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Did You Know?
The second of two John Hughes produced films that Composer Thomas Newman wrote the score for. The other was "The Great Outdoors" in 1988 which was released a year before this film would go into production. See more
After Jim counts the $52,000 he goes to smell the money, which reveals the bottom bills are $1 bills, not $100. See more
She's so beautiful. And I'm the town liar.
Nothing On My Mind
Written by Tim Brinkhurst
Performed by Soho
Courtesy of Atco Records
By arrangement with Warner Special Products See more