Overall Rank: 7783
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 21
Theatrical Release Date: 03/29/1991
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Bryan Gordon
Actors: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, John M. Jackson, Barry Corbin
Plot: A slacker is forced to get a job at the local Target store as the overnight janitor.
One night, he discovers the girl of his dreams, who fell asleep in the store dressing room.
As the two begin to understand each other, the store is broken into, and the two have to stop the robbers using what they find in the store.
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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 03/30/2017
Career Opportunities was the 1st movie I've seen with Frank Whaley & I've been a longtime fan of his ever since.I will watch any movie with him in it because of Career Opportunities.Career Opportunities is a great movie & 1 of my all time favorites.I saw it shortly after it 1st came out on cable TV & I instantly enjoyed it.Who wouldn't love to be locked in a store all night long by yourself or (Maybe) with somebody else & be able to do whatever you wanted.Eating off the shelves, playing with toys, riding bikes around the store, setting up your own in-store living room & playing video games or watching movies, etc, etc, etc. I have it on DVD, VHS & anytime it comes on 1 of the movie channels, I watch it if nothing else is on.It was a GREAT movie when Jim & Josie were by themselves but …
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008
"Jim Dodge" (Frank Whaley) is known to the biggest liar in town. He is also a slacker, who has bounced from job to job. Now, due to he must pay rent or move to St. Louis, he must work as a night janitor at the local Target store.
"Josie McClellan" (Jennifer Connelly) is the beautiful daughter of an influential business man, who is sick of him controlling her life. She ends up at the same Target store, deciding if she wants to embarrass her father by shoplifting. However, she falls asleep in the dressing room, and wakes to find "Dodge" slacking off on the job, as he is unsupervised thanks to his Supervisor locked the doors leaving them inside.
The two start to understand one another, and they begin to realize their life is just beginning, when two robbers enter the store and take …
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