over 5 years
Capitalist Reaganism for the win! Love on a real train 4eva
over 5 years
Sticking it hard to the decadent bourgeoisie in a mesmerizing blur of synths and neon
over 6 years
Not quite a comedy, not really a drama. Worth a watch but totally forgettable
Risky Business is a 1983 American teen comedy-drama film written by Paul Brickman in his directorial debut. It stars Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. The hit film launched Cruise to stardom.
Joel Goodson (Tom Cruise) is a normal high school student who lives with his wealthy parents in the North Shore area of suburban Chicago. His father wants him to attend Princeton University, his alma mater, so Joel participates in Future Enterprisers, an extracurricular activity in which students work in teams to create small businesses.
When his parents go away on a trip, Joel's friend, Miles (Curtis Armstrong), convinces him to take advantage of his newfound freedom to have some fun. ("Opportunity makes your future, Joel.") On the first night, he raids the liquor cabinet, plays the stereo loudly, and dances around the living room in his underwear, socks and pink dress shirt to "Old Time Rock and Roll". The following day, Miles calls a call girl named Jackie on Joel's behalf. Jackie (Bruce A....