The Painter and the Thief
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This is the adult version of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Tom Cruise is a teen, who has his parents house while they go away on a trip and ends up running an illegal brothel in his parents house. This teen comedy/drama is one of the best classics from the 80s. Who can forget the classic underwear slide. Is a must watch for any 80s fan.
Risky Business explores a different side of teenage adolescence through multiple themes.
Still like that old timer rock and roll! This is just an awesome movie!
The movie takes risk but it lacks the seriousness or comedy to stand out. It is a male fantasy with a lack of identity.
Old time rock and roll!
Risky Business is a clever comedy. A side splitting comedy. A sexy comedy. And it's a worthy start to Tom Cruise's career
Risky Business made Tom Cruise a star, and then there was no looking back. As for the film, Risky Business was unique in some ways, but comfortable enough not to chase away its core audience of 17-to-25-year-olds) This was one of the first '80s teenage romantic comedies. In an era when the teen film was gravitating toward the sex comedy, Risky Business bucked the trend by using the skeleton of a tried-and-true "boy meets girl and falls for her" formula. The production employs some drastic tone shifts that are not entirely successful, but they make for an interesting viewing experience. The least effective aspects occur when the story shifts from its core lightweight, fairy tale elements to the ones involving Guido. The unnecessary car chase is out-of-place and the late-film gambit involving the "buying back" of household items strains credulity beyond the breaking point. All said and done, however, this is a great teen movie.
Risky Business is great! An American Classic Comedy!!
"Risky Business" is "The Graduate" for a generation that stopped being romantic and preferred a Porsche and an unrealistically beautiful cover model to the "one" or any kind of destiny beyond cash, freedom, sex, and self-obsessed rebellion. It's a beautiful exploration of the danger associated with such a fantasy. The Tangerine Dream soundtrack that animates it is greatly underappreciated. . .