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The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)

PG-13
111 min | Comedy, Romance

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.
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Jim Cash (screenplay) | Jack Epps Jr. (screenplay) | AJ Carothers (screenplay) (story)
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$ 12,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,766,452
Gross (USA)
$ 66,995,879
Gross (World)
$ 110,996,879
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Release date
Apr 10, 1987 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Michael J. Fox
Brantley Foster / Carlton Whitfield Brantley Foster / Carlton Whitfield   See fewer
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Helen Slater
Christy Wills Christy Wills   See fewer
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Richard Jordan
Howard Prescott Howard Prescott   See fewer
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Margaret Whitton
Vera Prescott Vera Prescott   See fewer
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John Pankow
Fred Melrose Fred Melrose   See fewer
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Christopher Murney
Barney Rattigan Barney Rattigan   See fewer
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Gerry Bamman
Art Thomas Art Thomas   See fewer
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Fred Gwynne
Donald Davenport Donald Davenport   See fewer
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Carol Ann Susi
Jean (as Carol-Ann Susi) Jean (as Carol-Ann Susi)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Franz
Grace Foster Grace Foster   See fewer
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Drew Snyder
Burt Foster Burt Foster   See fewer
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Susan Kellermann
Maureen Maureen   See fewer
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Barton Heyman
Arnold Forbush Arnold Forbush   See fewer
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Ira Wheeler
Owens (as Ira B. Wheeler) Owens (as Ira B. Wheeler)   See fewer
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Ashley J. Laurence
Vernon S. Fletcher Vernon S. Fletcher   See fewer
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Rex Robbins
McMasters McMasters   See fewer
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MacIntyre Dixon
Ferguson Ferguson   See fewer
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Jack Davidson
Davidson Davidson   See fewer
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John Bowman
Proctor Proctor   See fewer
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Jeff Brooks
Executive Executive   See fewer
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Ascanio Sharpe
Executive Executive   See fewer
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Don Amendolia
Executive Executive   See fewer
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Judith Malina
Mrs. Meacham Mrs. Meacham   See fewer
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Mary Catherine Wright
Research Department Clerk Research Department Clerk   See fewer
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Joseph Ragno
Shipping Executive Shipping Executive   See fewer
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Burke Pearson
Fired Executive Fired Executive   See fewer
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Ray Ramirez
Liquor Store Owner Liquor Store Owner   See fewer
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Gloria Irizarry
Wife of Liquor Store Owner Wife of Liquor Store Owner   See fewer
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Mark Margolis
Maintenence Man Maintenence Man   See fewer
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Rick Aviles
Maintenance Man Maintenance Man   See fewer
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John Capodice
Man in KRS Building (as John C. Capodice) Man in KRS Building (as John C. Capodice)   See fewer
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Sally-Jane Heit
Woman in KRS Building Woman in KRS Building   See fewer
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Richard Arthur Gallo
Harried KRS Executive Harried KRS Executive   See fewer
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Luis Antonio Ramos
Cuban (as Luis Ramos) Cuban (as Luis Ramos)   See fewer
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Cindy Crawford
Herself (uncredited) Herself (uncredited)   See fewer
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R. Emmett Fitzsimmons
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Elain R. Graham
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London Hall
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Bruce McGill
W. Shaw (uncredited) W. Shaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tatjana Patitz
Herself (uncredited) Herself (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rhoda Robinson
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6.5 / 10 | 26,181 votes