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Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
Actors: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, John M. Jackson
Director: Bryan Gordon
Genres: Comedy
PG-13     1998     1hr 23min

No Description Available. Genre: Feature Film-Comedy Rating: PG13 Release Date: 2-SEP-2003 Media Type: DVD

     

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Actors: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, John M. Jackson
Director: Bryan Gordon
Creators: Donald McAlpine, Andi Capoziello, Cliff T.E. Roseman, Hunt Lowry, John Hughes, Lora Lee
Genres: Comedy
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies, John Hughes
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/27/1998
Original Release Date: 03/29/1991
Theatrical Release Date: 03/29/1991
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 23min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 6
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

It's Got Jennifer Connelly
eldarkinhof | Too far from Jennifer Connelly | 12/23/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is all right, I suppose. Jennifer Connelly is in it, long before her Academy Award for "A Beautiful Mind," when she started looking like Lara Flynn Boyle thrown under a steamroller. The story is fairly lightweight, a bit of thinly comic fluff about Jennifer Connelly and some other guy whose name doesn't matter getting stuck in a Target store after hours. Unfortunately, just as the story really gets going, with Jennifer Connelly roller-skating around in tight pants and a dangerously overstressed T-shirt, an unwelcome plot twist intrudes in the form of two burglars, who are neither absurd enough to be funny nor threatening enough to be dramatic. At any rate, Jennifer Connelly is in it.One highlight of the movie is a scene where Jennifer Connelly, without roller skates but still in the T-shirt, goes for a ride on one of those drug store mechanical ponies. Sadly, even in the DVD version of this film, this important scene was cut far too short in favor of the less compelling themes of the script. Still -- Jennifer Connelly. In a T-shirt. Riding a mechanical pony in her T-shirt. Jennifer Connelly is doing this.So, even though it's not exactly Schindler's List, I give this film 4 stars -- 2 each -- for Jennifer Connelly.Did I mention Jennifer Connelly?Jennifer Connelly. Thank you."
Come on, guys, be honest
Vincent R. Corvaia | Maine, United States | 12/11/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Folks, any guy's review in here that has anything to do with cinematic technique is a shameless ruse. This movie is about two things and two things only -- Jennifer Connelly's breasts. Period; end of story. It's why the movie was made, why she was hired for the part, why she wore that clingy white top, and why it even made it to video. Guys, you know I'm not lying.That's why I gave it four stars and not five -- I couldn't divide five evenly."
Ride that pony!
Luis Hernandez | 06/15/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Yes, it's an okay film. In some ways, it anticipates later films such as "Raising Arizona." It never reaches the level of hilarity, but it has one undeniable strength:Jennifer Connelly rides a K-Mart-style mechanical pony for about five minutes. That's worth the price of the DVD alone."
A simple fun 83 minutes.
H3@+h | VT | 12/05/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Though this film was released in the early 90's, it has a very 80's feel to it, compliments of John Hughes maybe. It's your typical teen comedy in many ways, just not one of the better ones. The plot was rather weak, though it did make me wonder what I would do stuck in a store overnight. Frank Whaley did a decent job as the town liar/geek/loser. Also the ending was fairly abrupt, and made you wonder what happened to everyone. However, there were two things in the film that were literally outstanding, and both of them were in Jennifer Connelly's tank-top. A must for fans of hers."