R | | Drama
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Writer Michael Seitzman didn't want any of the harassment or brutality to be fabricated. "If it happens on screen, then it had to have happened to someone in real life."
Lady, you sit in your nice house, clean floors, your bottled water, your flowers on Valentine's Day, and you think you're tough? Wear my shoes. Tell me tough. Work a day in the pit, tell me tough.
Lawyer: I'm sure we're all sufficiently impressed, Mrs. ...
Josey Aimes: ...
The indoor hockey scene was shot at the arena in Eveleth, MN, where the average temperature doesn't get far above 10 degrees Fahrenheit during hockey season. No one's breath is visible in the outdoor scenes, and the little girl holding onto the chain-link fence wouldn't do that without gloves.
The Warner Bros. logo plays but with no music.
$6,422,455 (USA) (23 October 2005)
$18,324,242 (USA) (8 January 2006)