Dustin Hoffman stars in this classic 1980s comedy directed by Sydney Pollack. Michael Dorsey (Hoffman) is an unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult. Desperate for work, Michael dresses up in drag in an attempt to land a part in a daytime soap as a mature woman. He succeeds, and achieves instant fame as Dorothea Michaels. However, complications develop when he falls in love with Julie (Jessica Lange), a female cast member, while simultaneously having to fend off the amorous advances of both Julie's father (Charles Durning) and male actors on the set.
Sydney Pollack directs this thriller based on the novel by James Grady. Robert Redford stars as Joe Turner, a mild-mannered CIA researcher who returns from lunch one day to discover all of his co-workers have been killed. When his efforts to inform higher CIA management result in attempts on his life he is no longer sure of who he can trust. Turner convinces Kathy (Faye Dunaway), a woman he meets in a ski shop, to hide him in her apartment until he can figure out who is responsible and why.