Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 1 out of 17

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Critic Reviews

  1. The New Yorker
    Reviewed by: Pauline Kael
    30
    Nichols must have a cummerbund around his head: the directing is constricted – there's no visual inventiveness or spontaneity. And in his hands the script has no conviction. [9 Jan 1989]
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 44 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Nov 29, 2015
    10
    Smart, hard working secretary Tess wants to move up from her working class neighborhood. That's the American Dream, right? She lucks outSmart, hard working secretary Tess wants to move up from her working class neighborhood. That's the American Dream, right? She lucks out when her new boss is a woman who will mentor her and help her climb the corporate ladder. Or not. Her new boss is getting pressure to make a big deal so is she stealing Tess's idea? Good romantic comedy with some high stakes business dealings make for an interesting movie. I don't have that many DVDs but this one is in my collection. Full Review »
  2. Jan 12, 2012
    7
    However outdated the costumes and settings, outmoded the corporal cooperation business, I believe the ethic of WORKING GIRL is abiding, atHowever outdated the costumes and settings, outmoded the corporal cooperation business, I believe the ethic of WORKING GIRL is abiding, at least until this moment (24 years later), resembling a 1980s version of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (2006), however collected 6 Oscar nominations with 1 win (for Carly Simonâ Full Review »