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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. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 242 $5,331,638 Oct 7, 1983 66
Fastest to $50m 1,393 $51,514,198 Sep 30, 1983 59
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 127 $6,327,382 Sep 2, 1983 31
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 30 $17,375,192 Sep 2, 1983 31

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/08/05 3 $4,275,327   670 $6,381   $4,275,327 1
1983/08/12 3 $4,577,971 +7% 693 $6,606   $11,804,359 2
1983/08/19 2 $5,252,090 +15% 891 $5,895   $20,322,398 3
1983/08/26 2 $4,820,197 -8% 1,089 $4,426   $28,060,723 4
1983/09/02 2 $6,327,382 +31% 1,119 $5,654   $36,813,213 5
1983/09/09 2 $3,332,184 -47% 1,120 $2,975   $41,391,559 6
1983/09/16 2 $2,865,443 -14% 1,121 $2,556   $45,349,156 7
1983/09/23 2 $2,430,800 -15% 1,137 $2,138   $48,665,872 8
1983/09/30 4 $2,158,213 -11% 1,111 $1,943   $51,514,198 9
1983/10/07 5 $1,941,579 -10% 1,070 $1,815   $54,065,611 10
1983/10/14 4 $1,457,762 -25% 1,035 $1,408   $55,912,854 11
1983/10/21 8 $1,305,172 -10% 964 $1,354   $57,711,385 12
1983/10/28 10 $851,578 -35% 867 $982   $58,982,084 13
1983/11/04 11 $824,340 -3% 748 $1,102   $60,133,170 14
1983/11/11 12 $755,953 -8% 738 $1,024   $61,178,400 15
1983/11/18 17 $439,585 -42% 535 $822   $61,483,737 16
1983/11/25 19 $463,914 +6% 447 $1,038   $62,533,236 17
1983/12/02 15 $460,077 -1% 601 $766   $63,108,414 18
1983/12/09 14 $283,820 -38% 422 $673   $63,541,777 19

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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