The Associate (Hollywood Pictures, 1996)
Based on Jenaro Prieto’s novel El Socio (1928), The Associate stars Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Timothy Daly and Bebe Neuwirth.
A single woman tries to make it up the Wall Street corporate ladder until one day she finds out that she’s passed over simply because she’s a woman. She quits to start her own company and to make it work, has to create a fictional white man. (Donald Trump cameos in the film.)
The film took in just under $13 million.