|Melanie Griffith||Tess McGill|
|Harrison Ford||Jack Trainer|
|Sigourney Weaver||Katharine Parker|
|Alec Baldwin||Mick Dugan|
|Philip Bosco||Oren Trask|
|Kevin Spacey||Bob Speck|
|Olympia Dukakis||Personnel Director|
Savvy New York City receptionist Tess McGill gives her conniving boss, Katharine Parker, an excellent business tip, but Katharine simply steals the idea without giving due credit to her secretary. After Katharine winds up in the hospital with an injured leg, Tess decides to exact revenge. Pretending to be her boss, Tess initiates a major deal with an investment broker -- but things turn ugly after Katharine finds out what Tess has been up to.