Risky Business R

Time of your life, Huh Kid.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 16, 2008
  • Originally Released: 2010
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Director's Cut of Final Scene
    • Original Screen Test:
      1. Tom Cruise
      2. Rebecca De Mornay
    • Retrospective Documentary
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. Tom Crusie
      2. Paul Brickman - Director
      3. Jon Avnet - Producer

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh94%

Total Count: 48


User Ratings: 71,095
It's the film that first put Cruise in sunglasses and lit up his 500-watt grin. -- Grade: B+
Entertainment Weekly
Oct 3, 2008
Rating: 4/4 -- It's funny because it deals with subjects that are so touchy, so fraught with emotional pain, that unless we laugh there's hardly any way we can deal with them -- especially if we are now, or ever were, a teenage boy. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 24, 2004
One of the finest film explorations of the end of innocence. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Aug 6, 2007
Rating: 2/5 -- A capitalist wet dream; one that we have long since woken up from screaming. Full Review
Clothes on Film
Jul 16, 2009
Rating: 3/4 -- It's easy to forget the idiosyncracies of a film that so successfully trades on adolescent male fantasies and nightmares. [Blu-ray] Full Review
Groucho Reviews
Sep 28, 2008
...Morally dubious, effortlessly charming...
Total Film
Aug 1, 2003
Mr. Brickman's film was and remains a strikingly original combination of biting satire and moody, romantic reverie.
New York Times
Oct 6, 2008

Product Description:

Joel Goodson (Tom Cruise, in one of his earliest roles) is an average high school senior, apprehensive about starting college, especially with his average test scores. He decides to spice up his last high school summer by taking advantage of his parents being away and throwing a non-stop party. The next thing he knows his house becomes the local brothel thanks to the kind hooker played by Rebecca DeMornay and everything turns out differently from what he planned.

Plot Synopsis:

Joel Goodson is the type of teenager who makes his parents proud: he's nice, handsome, intelligent, and even principled. But when Joel's parents leave town for a few days, a series of events occur that will change Joel's sheltered life. For starters, he meets Lana, a hooker who proceeds to deflower our young hero, and then suggests he turn his home into a house of prostitution for one evening. Joel agrees, and just as sexy hookers and randy guys turn Joel's house upside down, a representative from Princeton University arrives, to interview Joel! How Joel handles this and other crises (losing his dad's Porsche, the loss of all his furniture, falling in love with a prostitute) will alter Joel's life forever.


Production Notes:

  • Screenwriter Paul Brickman made his directing debut with "Risky Business."
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  • Sales Rank: 25,332
  • UPC: 883929002931
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