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The Associate

The Associate (1996)

tomatometer

50

Average Rating: 6.3/10
Critic Reviews: 8
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 4

No consensus yet.

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54

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Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 8,118

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Movie Info

In this comedy, a woman discovers that it's impossible to get ahead in business without a man to guide her -- so she invents one. Laurel (Whoopi Goldberg) is an expert financial analyst with a top Wall Street brokerage; however, she keeps getting passed over for raises and promotions, and she's convinced that no one at her firm takes her seriously because she's a black woman. Frustrated, Laurel and her loyal assistant Sally (Dianne Wiest) open a new firm, but Laurel discovers that her fears were

PG-13,

Comedy

May 15, 2001

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All Critics (33) | Top Critics (13) | Fresh (5) | Rotten (13) | DVD (4)

Goldberg's unconvincing makeup looks like a cheap latex Halloween mask of a cross between Marlon Brando and the guy on the Quaker Oats box.

September 11, 2005 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
TheMovieReport.com

The farce promised by "The Associate" disappoints, but Goldberg and Wiest's sister act is surprisingly affirming.

June 20, 2002 Full Review
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Audience Reviews for The Associate

i only roughly remember this one, i think it was decent but i dont care for whoopi much
January 24, 2007
sanjurosamurai
danny d

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Dianne Wiest and Whoopi make this movie funny. I have been watching this movie for over a decade.
June 12, 2011
SunilJawahir

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