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Risky Business Trivia

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Rebecca De Mornay plays Lana...
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1983 Teen Drama movie starring Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano et al.
Contributed by: Amy Green
Rock goddess Stevie Nicks loved 'Risky Business' so much she bought an exact replica of the Porsche used in the movie. She says it's her favorite movie to put on when she's down...that, and another '80's classic, "Caddyshack".
Contributed by: Nick Springsteen
Star Tom Cruise dated Rebecca DeMornay for some time after filming of Risky Business, their connection is evident in the train scene, highly developed sensuality indeed.
Contributed by: Greg
There is an uncredited cameo by Sean Penn who sat in the Porsche as Tom Cruise backed it out of the garage.
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Risky Business was Curtis Armstrong's first movie. He, of course, also played "Booger" in the 1984 movie, "Revenge of the Nerds.
Contributed by: Jennifer Wey
There is a cameo by Jason Gedrick (Iron Eagle etc.) as an extra at Joel's party.
Contributed by: HawnGuy
The movie caused a sudden increase in sales of Ray-Ban "Wayfarer" sunglasses around the country. This was the type Tom wore in the movie.
Contributed by: Gerard Kaszubowski
The scene where Joel proclaims "Looks like its Univiversity of IL!!!" was cut short. After he says this all of the party guests pile into the study where he is having his interview and start giving him high fives and begin chanting "Joel! Joel! Joel!"
Contributed by: Lauren
In the scene where Joel is being interviewed there is a knock at the window behind him. When he pulls the shutter aside he sees two young men. One of them speaks, "Hey Joel this is my cousin Rueben, he's from Skokie, can you get him in?" This actor is better known as Jimmy Baron, a voice talent in an Atlanta radio station.
Contributed by: Richard Rosales
"Will & Grace" star, Megan Mullally was actually in this film as one of the call girls!
Contributed by: Bob
The Cigarettes Tom Cruise smoked in the movie were Marlboro Regulars. They had a brown filter, yet every cigarette he pulled out of the pack had a white filter.
Contributed by: Stephanie
The film has 2 taglines: 1.) There's a time for playing it safe & a time for Risky Business. 2.) Meet the model son who's been good too long.
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