Risky Business 1983 / Warner Bros.
Directed By: Paul Brickman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, & Richard Masur
Tagline: There's a time for playing it safe and a time for Risky Business.
~ Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
|1984||Nominated||Golden Globe||Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - Tom Cruise|
In high school, Joel participates in a program called Future Enterprisers where young people are teamed up to create a small business and be savvy in their knowledge. It seems all things are going right on the outside for Joel in appearances which makes everyone around him thrilled.
That night instead of waiting Joel calls Lana and they meet and sleep together. Lana the next morning asks for her normal $300 fee that Joel does not have on hand and departs to withdraw it. While he is away Lana stays at his home and then leaves rather than on waiting. Joel is back with the money and Lana is gone along with his mother's prized Orrefors crystal egg. Joel then gets ahold of Lana and demands the prized item back but are interrupted by the pimp, Guido (Pantoliano). Guido then pissed pulls a gun to Joel. Joel scared out of his whits escapes in his father's Porsche.
Lana stays overnight and with Joel however the egg is not with her and is at Guido's home along with her stuff. While going to school Lana stays at Joel's home. Upon returning home, Joel finds another prostitute named Vicki (Shera Danese) to stay at his posh home. Lana's idea is that she could get her female friend's together and with Joel's male friend's together they could be in business together and make a lot which he turns down right off.
On a night out we see that Joel's father's Porsche ends up in Lake Michigan and other dramatic turns occur. Will Lana and Joel find love, will Joel find his way for his future.....watch this classic 80's movie to find out!