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Risky Business (1983)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $63,541,777Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 5th, 1983 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: August 20th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Prostitution, Parties Gone Wild
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Geffen Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 206 $283,820 Dec 9, 1983 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 174 $460,077 Dec 2, 1983 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 195 $463,914 Nov 25, 1983 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 243 $439,585 Nov 18, 1983 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 182 $755,953 Nov 11, 1983 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $824,340 Nov 4, 1983 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 222 $851,578 Oct 28, 1983 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 185 $1,305,172 Oct 21, 1983 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 205 $1,457,762 Oct 14, 1983 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 196 $1,941,579 Oct 7, 1983 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 258 $2,158,213 Sep 30, 1983 59
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,333 $51,514,198 Sep 30, 1983 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 342 $2,430,800 Sep 23, 1983 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 428 $2,865,443 Sep 16, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 548 $3,332,184 Sep 9, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 322 $6,327,382 Sep 2, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 929 $4,820,197 Aug 26, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,353 $5,252,090 Aug 19, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,292 $4,577,971 Aug 12, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,145 $4,275,327 Aug 5, 1983 3

Cast

   Joel Goodson
   Lana
Curtis Armstrong    Miles
Bronson Pinchot    Barry
Raphael Sbarge    Glenn
Joe Pantoliano    Guido
Nicholas Pryor    Joel's Father
Janet Carroll    Joel's Mother
Shera Danese    Vicki
Richard Masur    Rutherford
Bruce A. Young    Jackie
Kevin C. Anderson    Chuck
Sarah Partridge    Keesler
Nathan Davis    Business Teacher
Scott Harlan    Stan Licata
Sheila Keenan    Nurse Bolik
Lucy Harrington    Glenn's Girlfriend
Jerry Tullos    Derelict on Train
Jerome Landfield    Kessler's Father
Ron Dean    Detective with Bullhorn
Bruno Aclin    Mechanic
Robert Kurcz    Service Manager
Jonathan Chapin    Kid at Gas Station
Jimmy Baron    Kid at Window
Harry Teinowitz    Kid at Party
Francine Locke    Shower Girl
Ann Cole    Call Girl
Candace Collins    Call Girl
Elizabeth Curran    Call Girl
Jill DeVries    Call Girl
Debra Dulman    Call Girl
Joyce Hazard    Call Girl
Kerry Hill    Call Girl
Megan Mullally    Call Girl
Lora Staley    Call Girl
Vivian Victor    Call Girl
Fern Persons    Lab Teacher
Cynthia Baker    Test Teacher
Wayne Kneeland    Russell Bitterman
Jade Gold    Evonne Williams
Dana Balkin    Girl in Nurse's Office
Karen Grossman    Hall Marshal
Brett Baer    Howie Rifkin
Vinny Argiro    Mr. Rents Salesman
Eric Minsk    Wimpy Kid
Michael Genovese    Rent-All Man
Steven Charous    Softball Player

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Paul Brickman
Producer    John Avnet
Producer    Steve Tisch
Associate Producer    James O'Fallon
Assistant Director    Jerry Grandey
Unit Production Manager    John G. Wilson
Production Designer    William J. Cassidy
Set Decorator    Ralph Hall
Director of Photography    Reynaldo Villalobos
Director of Photography    Bruce Surtees
Costume Designer    Robert de Mora
Editor    Richard Chew
Sound Mixer    Scott Smith
Re-recording Mixer    John T. Reitz
Re-recording Mixer    David E. Campbell
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg C. Rudloff
Sound Effects Editor    Fred J. Brown
Sound Effects Editor    Michele Sharp
Sound Effects Editor    Fred Stafford
Music Editor    Curt Sobel
Composer    Edgar Froese
Composer    Christopher Franke
Composer    Johannes Schmoelling
Casting Director    Nancy Klopper

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/08/05 3 $4,275,327   670 $6,381   $4,275,327 3
1983/08/12 3 $4,577,971 +7% 693 $6,606   $11,804,359 10
1983/08/19 2 $5,252,090 +15% 891 $5,895   $20,322,398 17
1983/08/26 2 $4,820,197 -8% 1,089 $4,426   $28,060,723 24
1983/09/02 2 $6,327,382 +31% 1,119 $5,654   $36,813,213 31
1983/09/09 2 $3,332,184 -47% 1,120 $2,975   $41,391,559 38
1983/09/16 2 $2,865,443 -14% 1,121 $2,556   $45,349,156 45
1983/09/23 2 $2,430,800 -15% 1,137 $2,138   $48,665,872 52
1983/09/30 4 $2,158,213 -11% 1,111 $1,943   $51,514,198 59
1983/10/07 5 $1,941,579 -10% 1,070 $1,815   $54,065,611 66
1983/10/14 4 $1,457,762 -25% 1,035 $1,408   $55,912,854 73
1983/10/21 8 $1,305,172 -10% 964 $1,354   $57,711,385 80
1983/10/28 10 $851,578 -35% 867 $982   $58,982,084 87
1983/11/04 11 $824,340 -3% 748 $1,102   $60,133,170 94
1983/11/11 12 $755,953 -8% 738 $1,024   $61,178,400 101
1983/11/18 17 $439,585 -42% 535 $822   $61,483,737 108
1983/11/25 19 $463,914 +6% 447 $1,038   $62,533,236 115
1983/12/02 15 $460,077 -1% 601 $766   $63,108,414 122
1983/12/09 14 $283,820 -38% 422 $673   $63,541,777 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/08/05 3 $7,226,388   670 $10,786   $7,226,388 7
1983/08/12 3 $7,843,920 +9% 693 $11,319   $15,070,308 14
1983/08/19 2 $8,170,218 +4% 891 $9,170   $23,240,526 21
1983/08/26 2 $7,245,305 -11% 1,089 $6,653   $30,485,831 28
1983/09/02 2 $7,573,544 +5% 1,119 $6,768   $38,059,375 35
1983/09/09 2 $4,424,338 -42% 1,120 $3,950   $42,483,713 42
1983/09/16 2 $3,751,359 -15% 1,121 $3,346   $46,235,072 49
1983/09/23 2 $3,120,913 -17% 1,137 $2,745   $49,355,985 56
1983/09/30 4 $2,768,047 -11% 1,111 $2,491   $52,124,032 63
1983/10/07 5 $2,331,060 -16% 1,070 $2,179   $54,455,092 70
1983/10/14 4 $1,951,121 -16% 1,035 $1,885   $56,406,213 77
1983/10/21 8 $1,724,293 -12% 964 $1,789   $58,130,506 84
1983/10/28 10 $1,178,324 -32% 867 $1,359   $59,308,830 91
1983/11/04 11 $1,113,617 -5% 748 $1,489   $60,422,447 98
1983/11/11 13 $621,705 -44% 738 $842   $61,044,152 105
1983/11/18 17 $1,025,170 +65% 535 $1,916   $62,069,322 112
1983/11/25 19 $579,015 -44% 447 $1,295   $62,648,337 119
1983/12/02 11 $609,620 +5% 601 $1,014   $63,257,957 126