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Working Girl (1988)
InStyle.com says: Costume designer Ann Roth spent days observing secretaries on the Staten Island Ferry in order to make Tess (Melanie Griffith) look as authentic as possible. When she decides to assume her boss' identity, Tess tames her big hair, trades her white Reeboks for patent pumps and loses the shoulder pads in order to look the part. We'd call this a classic movie makeunder.
EW.com says: Plain Jane Secretary Tess McGill always had a head for business and a body for sin, but no one would have known it had it not been for a life-changing makeoverone that ended up being good enough to woo stud Jack (Harrison Ford).
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