The Associate

The Associate

"Behind Every Great Man Is A Woman... Wishing He'd Get The Hell Out Of Her Way."
  • PG-13
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 54 min
  • 6.2  (7,495)

This 1996 film was directed by Donald Petrie and stars Whoppi Goldberg as Laurel. She learns that it's nearly impossible to succeed in the business world without a male mentor. Although an expert Wall Street financial analyst, she routinely gets ignored when it comes to raises and promotions. She's sure that nobody takes her seriously since she's a black female. She quits her job out of disgust when a white male gets a promotion ahead of her. She then opens her own business in her Brooklyn apartment. Laurel invents her white male mentor and names him Cutty. He quickly becomes a well respected Wall Street advisor who fools even veteran investors. People want to meet or interview him, but he's continually unavailable, in meetings, or is otherwise engaged because he's completely fictitious. It soon becomes imperative that people see Cutty, so Laurel enlists the help of a friend who is a celebrity impersonator. Laurel begins appearing in public as the white male Cutty.

The Associate
Description
This 1996 film was directed by Donald Petrie and stars Whoppi Goldberg as Laurel. She learns that it's nearly impossible to succeed in the business world without a male mentor. Although an expert Wall Street financial analyst, she routinely gets ignored when it comes to raises and promotions. She's sure that nobody takes her seriously since she's a black female.

She quits her job out of disgust when a white male gets a promotion ahead of her. She then opens her own business in her Brooklyn apartment. Laurel invents her white male mentor and names him Cutty. He quickly becomes a well respected Wall Street advisor who fools even veteran investors. People want to meet or interview him, but he's continually unavailable, in meetings, or is otherwise engaged because he's completely fictitious. It soon becomes imperative that people see Cutty, so Laurel enlists the help of a friend who is a celebrity impersonator. Laurel begins appearing in public as the white male Cutty.

The Associate is a 1996 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 54 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.

The Associate is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Associate for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1996
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 54 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (7,495)