Culture Archive: The Greatest Working-Women in Pop Culture History

From I Love Lucy's namestake to Girls' Hannah, we compiled the gutsiest, hardest working, and stereotype-defying ladies throughout the big screen.

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October 3, 2012 12:15 PM
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WORKING GIRL (1988)

When secretary Tess learns that her bitchy Wall Street boss, Katharine, intends to pass Tess' work off as her own, Tess decides to impersonate Katharine (including borrowing her clothes) to land a big deal — and a handsome exec — on her own.