Risky Business

Risky Business (1983)

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

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1983-08-05
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 1243 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Geffen Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Paul Brickman
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Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself. After an unfortunate incident with the Porsche Joel must raise some cash, in a risky way.

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  • Tom Cruise

    as Joel Goodson
  • Rebecca De Mornay

    as Lana
  • Joe Pantoliano

    as Guido
  • Richard Masur

    as Rutherford
  • Bronson Pinchot

    as Barry
  • Curtis Armstrong

    as Miles Dalby
  • Nicholas Pryor

    as Joel's Father
  • Janet Carroll

    as Joel's Mother
  • Shera Danese

    as Vicki
  • Raphael Sbarge

    as Glenn
  • Bruce A. Young

    as Jackie
  • Kevin Anderson

    as Chuck (as Kevin C. Anderson)
  • Sarah Partridge

    as Kessler
  • Nathan Davis

    as Business Teacher
  • Scott Harlan

    as Stan Licata
  • Sheila Keenan

    as Nurse Bolik
  • Lucy Harrington

    as Glenn's Girlfriend
  • Jerry Tullos

    as Derelict on Train
  • Jerome Landfield

    as Kessler's Father
  • Ron Dean

    as Detective with Bullhorn
  • Bruno Alexander

    as Mechanic (as Bruno Aclin)
  • Robert Kurcz

    as Service Manager
  • Jonathan Chapin

    as Kid at Gas Station
  • Jimmy Baron

    as Kid at Window
  • Harry Teinowitz

    as Kid at Party
  • Francine Locke

    as Shower Girl
  • Ann Cole

    as Call Girl
  • Candace Collins

    as Call Girl
  • Elizabeth Curran

    as Call Girl
  • Jill DeVries

    as Call Girl (as Jill De Vries)
  • Debra Dulman

    as Call Girl
  • Joyce Hazard

    as Call Girl
  • Kerry Hill

    as Call Girl
  • Megan Mullally

    as Call Girl
  • Lora Staley

    as Call Girl
  • Vivian Victor

    as Call Girl
  • Fern Persons

    as Lab Teacher
  • Cynthia Baker

    as Test Teacher
  • Wayne Kneeland

    as Russell Bitterman (as Wayne C. Kneeland)
  • Jade Gold

    as Evonne Williams
  • Dana Balkin

    as Girl in Nurse's Office
  • Karen Grossman

    as Hall Marshall
  • Brett Baer

    as Howie Rifkin
  • Vinny Argiro

    as Mr. Rents Salesman
  • Eric Minsk

    as Wimpy Kid
  • Mike Genovese

    as Rent-All Man (as Michael Genovese)
  • Steven Charous

    as Softball Player
  • George Brown

    as Swat Team Leader (uncredited)
  • Jason Gedrick

    as Extra at Party (uncredited)
  • Charlotte J. Helmkamp

    as Call Girl (uncredited)
  • Gerard Kaszubowski

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Anne Lockhart

    as Babysitter (uncredited)
  • Robert Minkoff

    as Bit (uncredited)
  • Sean Penn

    as Cameo (uncredited)
  • Guy Van Swearingen

    as Party Goer (uncredited)
Editing Richard Chew Editor
Camera Bruce Surtees Director of Photography
Directing Paul Brickman Director
Production Jon Avnet Producer
Writing Paul Brickman Screenplay
Production Nancy Klopper Casting
Production James O'Fallon Associate Producer
Art William J. Cassidy Production Design
Camera Reynaldo Villalobos Director of Photography
Production Steve Tisch Producer
Production John G. Wilson Unit Production Manager
Directing Jerry Grandey First Assistant Director
Directing Richard H. Prince Second Assistant Director
Camera George Kohut Camera Operator
Camera Peter Kuttner First Assistant Camera
Editing Howard Heard First Assistant Editor
Sound Fred J. Brown Sound Effects Editor
Sound Michele Sharp Sound Effects Editor
Sound Fred Stafford Sound Effects Editor
Sound Juno J. Ellis Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Curt Sobel Music Editor
Sound Scott D. Smith Sound Mixer
Directing Marion Tumen Script Supervisor
Sound John T. Reitz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David E. Campbell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gregg Rudloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Robert De Mora Costume Design
Art Richard Dean Rankin Construction Coordinator
Art Jack E. Ackerman Property Master
Art William D'Ambra Assistant Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Ilona Bobak Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Lillian Toth Makeup Artist
Lighting Ross A. Maehl Gaffer
Camera Michael M. Krevitt Key Grip
Camera Art Bartels Best Boy Grip
Crew Nancy Willen Unit Publicist
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Crew Jeffrey Harstedt Post Production Supervisor
Crew Steve M. Davison Utility Stunts
Crew Rick LeFevour Stunt Driver
Crew Reid Rondell Stunt Double
Sound Christopher Franke Original Music Composer
Sound Edgar Froese Original Music Composer
Sound Johannes Schmölling Original Music Composer