The Secret of My Success

The Secret of My Success (1987)

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

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1987-04-10
  • User Rating: 6.453/10 from 504 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Production Joy Todd Extras Casting
    Directing Herbert Ross Director
    Production Herbert Ross Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Fern Buchner Makeup Artist
    Writing Jim Cash Screenplay
    Writing Jack Epps Jr. Screenplay
    Editing Paul Hirsch Editor
    Camera Carlo Di Palma Director of Photography
    Art Peter S. Larkin Production Design
    Sound Lon Bender Supervising Sound Editor
    Art Susan Bode Set Decoration
    Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Unit Production Manager
    Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Line Producer
    Lighting Kevin Fitzpatrick Electrician
    Sound James Sabat Sound Mixer
    Art Edward Pisoni Production Design
    Crew Danny Aiello III Stunts
    Crew Victor Magnotta Stunt Coordinator
    Editing Peck Prior Assistant Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Joseph G. Aulisi Costume Design
    Writing AJ Carothers Writer
    Camera Michael Stone Camera Operator
    Crew Tom Wright Stunts
    Directing Louis D'Esposito Second Assistant Director
    Sound Boris Blank Original Music Composer
    Production David Chasman Executive Producer
    Sound David Foster Original Music Composer
    Editing Adam Bernardi Assistant Editor
    Crew Lance Guecia Stunts
    Crew Bill Anagnos Stunts
    Crew Gary Tacon Stunts
    Crew Lucius Barre Unit Publicist
    Crew Michael Russo Stunts
    Crew Nicholas J. Giangiulio Stunts
    Sound Jeb Brien Music Supervisor
    Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Hugo Weng Sound Editor
    Sound Joe Gilbert ADR Editor
    Sound Tommy Mottola Music Supervisor
    Crew Jery Hewitt Stunts
    Crew Edgard Mourino Stunts
    Sound Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor
    Directing Robert V. Girolami First Assistant Director
    Sound Marshall Winn Sound Editor
    Crew Phil Neilson Stunts
    Sound Randy Kelley Sound Editor
    Sound Larry Kemp Sound Editor
    Lighting Jack Coffen Electrician
    Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Anna Boorstin Sound Editor
    Editing John Murray Assistant Editor
    Camera Michael Green First Assistant Camera
    Camera Josh Weiner Still Photographer
    Sound Frank Graziadei Sound Recordist
    Lighting William Ward Gaffer
    Directing B.J. Bjorkman Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Joseph Coscia Hairstylist
    Sound Stan Gilbert Supervising ADR Editor
    Production Nora Kaye Associate Producer
    Sound Louis Sabat Boom Operator
    Sound Daniel Allan Carlin Music Editor
    Camera Norman Buck Key Grip
    Directing Jane Paul Second Second Assistant Director
    Lighting Francis J. McBride Electrician
    Camera Tom Gilligan Dolly Grip
    Art Walter Stocklin Property Master
    Crew Konrad Sheehan Stunts
    Camera Jay Levy Second Assistant Camera