Meet Joel Goodsen. Industrious, college-bound 17-year-old. Responsible, trustworthy son. But he's been good for too long. Joel's parents are away and he's in charge of the house. They trust him. Maybe they shouldn't. "One of the best American comedies of recent years" (Roger Ebert), Risky Business slyly explores the teen dilemma of growing up good-hearted but guilt-ridden. In his starmaking role as Joel, Tom Cruise is a charmer-with-conscience that foreshadows Jerry Maguire. Rebecca de Mornay makes a dynamic movie debut as liberated call girl Lana. They and writer/director Paul Brickman make Risky Business "a first-class affair" (People).

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Risky Business (1983)

R

Romance/Drama/Comedy/Crime · 1h 39m · 8/5/1983

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There's a time for playing it safe and a time for Risky Business.

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Meet Joel Goodsen. Industrious, college-bound 17-year-old. Responsible, trustworthy son. But he's been good for too long. Joel's parents are away and he's in charge of the house. They trust him. Maybe they shouldn't. "One of the best American comedies of recent years" (Roger Ebert), Risky Business slyly explores the teen dilemma of growing up good-hearted but guilt-ridden. In his starmaking role as Joel, Tom Cruise is a charmer-with-conscience that foreshadows Jerry Maguire. Rebecca de Mornay makes a dynamic movie debut as liberated call girl Lana. They and writer/director Paul Brickman make Risky Business "a first-class affair" (People).

Streaming Popularity Today: 3019 1147

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Country

United States

Production Companies

Geffen Company, The

Budget

$6,200,000

Revenue

$63,500,000
Cast
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Tom Cruise

Joel Goodsen
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Debra Dulman

Call Girl
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Joyce Hazard

Call Girl
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Kerry Hill

Call Girl
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Megan Mullally

Call Girl
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Lora Staley

Call Girl
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Vivian Victor

Call Girl
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Fern Persons

Lab Teacher
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Cynthia Baker

Test Teacher
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Wayne Kneeland

Russell Bitterman (as Wayne C. Kneeland)
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Jade Gold

Evonne Williams
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Jill DeVries

Call Girl (as Jill De Vries)
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Dana Balkin

Girl in Nurse's Office
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Brett Baer

Howie Rifkin
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Vinny Argiro

Mr. Rents Salesman
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Eric Minsk

Wimpy Kid
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Mike Genovese

Rent-All Man (as Michael Genovese)
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Steven Charous

Softball Player
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Jason Gedrick

Extra at Party (uncredited)
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Anne Lockhart

Babysitter (uncredited)
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Raphael Sbarge

Glenn
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Bruce A. Young

Jackie
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Kevin Anderson

Chuck (as Kevin C. Anderson)
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Karen Grossman

Hall Marshall
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Sarah Partridge

Kessler
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Elizabeth Curran

Call Girl
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Ann Cole

Call Girl
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Rebecca De Mornay

Lana
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Joe Pantoliano

Guido
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Richard Masur

Rutherford
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Bronson Pinchot

Barry
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Curtis Armstrong

Miles
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Nicholas Pryor

Joel's Father
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Janet Carroll

Joel's Mother
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Shera Danese

Vicki
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Candace Collins

Call Girl
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Scott Harlan

Stan Licata
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Lucy Harrington

Glenn's Girlfriend
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Jerry Tullos

Derelict on Train
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Jerome Landfield

Kessler's Father
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Ron Dean

Detective with Bullhorn
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Bruno Alexander

Mechanic (as Bruno Aclin)
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Robert Kurcz

Service Manager
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Jonathan Chapin

Kid at Gas Station
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Jimmy Baron

Kid at Window
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Harry Teinowitz

Kid at Party
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Francine Locke

Shower Girl
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Sheila Keenan

Nurse Bolik
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Nathan Davis

Business Teacher
Crew
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Paul Brickman

Director
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Paul Brickman

Writer
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Risky Business

(4K Ultra HD)

7/23/2024

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Risky Business

(DVD, Snapper)

8/22/1997

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Risky Business

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

9/16/2008

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Risky Business

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/16/2008

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Risky Business

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

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Risky Business

(Blu-ray, Box)

4/4/2023

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Risky Business

(Blu-ray)

1/29/2013

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