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    25 Reasons Why Working Girl Should Be Your Favourite Movie

    Yes, a Melanie Griffith film should be in your all-time greatest list. 25 years after its release, here's why:

    It's directed by Mike Nichols, the man behind The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and the Angels In America miniseries that made you cry

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    Carly Simon's Oscar-bagging theme song. Come, the new Jerusalem!

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    Melanie's huge, HUGE hair.

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    Joan Cusack's even more huge hair.

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    And let's not forget Joan's Boy George/New Romantic-era make-up

    The totes adorbs 80s technology

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    Alec Baldwin's chest rug. And how's about that hair?

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    It's basically a modern Cinderella story...

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    ...with Sigourney Weaver as the Wicked Stepmother

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    Sigourney really is fantastic in it. She won a Golden Globe for the role...

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    ...but lost out on the Oscar to Geena Davis. Injustice! She was robbed!

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    Harrison Ford is the tale's Prince Charming. Round of applause indeed.

    It gave early, before-they-were-famous parts to Oliver Platt...

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    ...and Kevin Spacey. Bob from Arbitrage!

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    Look! It's Ricki Lake!

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    It's Kathy Geiss!

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    Y'know, Kathy Geiss!

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    It's endlessly quotable. For instance...

    ...And...

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    ...and. Wait, maybe Joan is the one who was robbed of the Oscar

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    And of course, the legendary...

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    ...if you don't know how that quote finishes, I feel sad for you.

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    It has a well-earned happy ending...

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    ...Melanie/Tess finally makes it to her own office, with her own secretary. And she lived happily ever after...

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    ...or does she? The final shot panning out from the outside suggests she has lost her individuality and has just become a faceless cog in the corporate machine. It's, like, all ambivalent!

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