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: 6.4/10 from 365 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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    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
    Art Susan Bode Set Decoration
    Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Line Producer
    Art Edward Pisoni Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Joseph G. Aulisi Costume Design
    Writing AJ Carothers Screenplay
    Sound Boris Blank Original Music Composer
    Production David Chasman Executive Producer
    Sound David Foster Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Joseph Coscia Hairstylist
    Production Nora Kaye Associate Producer