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Risky Business, 1983

Risky Business
Directed by: Paul Brickman
Written by: Paul Brickman
Language:  English, German
Country:  USA
Runtime:  98 min
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The mood of Risky Business is cynical, sexual, and witty. The plot centers around what happens when the parents are away, a situation where nothing goes right, and coming of age. It features irreverent humor. Risky Business is a comedy movie. In approach, it is realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in the suburbs. Risky Business is set in Illinois. It happens in the 1980s. The musical score is rock. Risky Business is known for being critically acclaimed. Note that it includes strong sexual content, nudity, and profanity.

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A hooker (Rebecca De Mornay) helps turn a teen's (Tom Cruise) home into a brothel. more

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Language: English, German
Country: USA
Release date: 5 August 1983
Runtime: 98 min

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Tom Cruise Tom Cruise As Joel Goodsen
Rebecca De Mornay Rebecca De Mornay As Lana
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Smart, stylish, and cynical about the values of its time, this movie aspires to be The Graduate for its generation and it comes pretty close.
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Risky Business improves as it goes along.
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One of my pride and joys is Tom Cruise which I actually started on the heart throb pick up of images movie The Outsiders based on one of my favorite books. I had quite a few heart throbs in that movie and here is an image I sold in anticipation of...
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16.July.2013 |  by: Jamaica G
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I had high expectations for this movie. It is praised as the best early Tom Cruise performance and has a 98% rating on RT. Being a coming of age story I also expected a profound and layered story, instead I got a disappointing superficial movie...
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