Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 36%
TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 6.5
RottenTomatoes Rating 55%

Financials

Revenue: $110,996,879

Budget: $12,000,000

Profit: + $98,996,879


Movie Details

Tag Line: There's no such thing as an overnight success. Brantley Foster took two weeks.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Apr 10, 1987

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 1h 51m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Universal Pictures , Rastar Pictures


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Synopsis

Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a multi-million-dollar company, he is given a job in the company's mail room.


Main Cast

Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox

Brantley Foster aka Carlton Whitfield

Age : 59 | Popularity : 17%

Helen Slater

Helen Slater

Christy Wills

Age : 57 | Popularity : 6%

Richard Jordan

Richard Jordan

Howard Prescott

Age : 56 | Popularity : 15%

Margaret Whitton

Margaret Whitton

Vera Prescott

Age : 66 | Popularity : 5%

John Pankow

John Pankow

Fred Melrose

Age : 66 | Popularity : 11%

Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne

Donald Davenport

Age : 66 | Popularity : 11%

Mercedes Ruehl

Mercedes Ruehl

Sheila

Age : 73 | Popularity : 9%

Bill Fagerbakke

Bill Fagerbakke

Ron

Age : 63 | Popularity : 36%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Herbert Ross
Herbert Ross
Production Producer
Herbert Ross
Herbert Ross
Line Producer
Joseph M. Caracciolo
Joseph M. Caracciolo
Executive Producer
David Chasman
David Chasman
Associate Producer
Nora Kaye
Nora Kaye
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Fern Buchner
Fern Buchner
Costume Design
Joseph G. Aulisi
Joseph G. Aulisi
Hairstylist
Joseph Coscia
Joseph Coscia
Writing Screenplay
Jim Cash
Jim Cash
Jack Epps Jr.
Jack Epps Jr.
AJ Carothers
AJ Carothers
Editing Editor
Paul Hirsch
Paul Hirsch
Camera Director of Photography
Carlo Di Palma
Carlo Di Palma
Art Production Design
Peter S. Larkin
Peter S. Larkin
Edward Pisoni
Edward Pisoni
Set Decoration
Susan Bode
Susan Bode
Sound Original Music Composer
Boris Blank
Boris Blank
David Foster
David Foster
Department Role Name

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