The Intern

Synopsis: A retired 70-year-old widower, Ben (played by Robert De Niro), is bored with retired life. He applies to a be a senior intern at an online fashion retailer and gets the position. The founder of the company is Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), a tireless, driven, demanding, dynamic workaholic. Ben is made her intern, but this is a nominal role - she doesn't intend to give him work and it is just window dressing. However, Ben proves to be quite useful and, more than that, a source of support and wisdom.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Nancy Meyers
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  1 win & 7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
121 min

Um, everyone

needs you to sign off

-on tomorrow's homepage.


And your 11:

is in the big conference room.

So is your 11:

Finance needs you,

and I guess you e-mailed

a bunch of people

at 4:
00 a.m. about something?

Oh, good, I forgot about that.

I want to figure out

a way for friends

to shop together online.

Make it less

of an alone thing.

E-mail me that idea, will you?

Yeah, I like that.

Um, is now a good time

to call your mom back?

-Dude, I'm on a bike.

- Happy birthday!


Oh, what a mess-

This is the middle

of the office. Don't do...

Don't put that--



I'm Ben Whittaker.

I received an e-mail

about an interview

for the senior intern program.

Hey, Ben. How's it goin'?

It's going good, real good.

Thank you.


Take a seat around the corner,

and someone from talent

acquisition will come get you.

Thank you.

"Talent acquisition"?

Okay, you guys

have to remember;

the homepage

has to read in a glance.

Also, you have to get back

like this if you wanna see

what it looks like

if you're, like, over 35.

Okay, so I can't

read anything,

but if I could,

what do you want me to see?

"Five Girls, One Shirt"

or "Check Out The Fit"?

Well, both, but what I really

want you to see

is the shirt worn by

five different body types.

Okay, then you gotta

make me see that.

Try making

the photo grid bigger.

I love that five.

Can we make it more graphic?

Yeah, that's cool.

Maybe hero the girl

in the red shirt.


-That is a great red.

It is going to fly outta here.

I needed you to sign off

on this, like, two hours ago.

I know, I know,

but can you try?


IVlia? Tell me that thing again.

Oh, 40% of our visitors

don't go past the homepage,

which isn't so bad.

Rate this script:(3.04 / 21 votes)

Nancy Meyers

Nancy Jane Meyers (born December 8, 1949) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. She is the writer, producer and director of several big-screen successes, including The Parent Trap (1998), What Women Want (2000), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Holiday (2006), It's Complicated (2009) and The Intern (2015). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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