Search results for "Richard Pryor"
Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy
IMDb: 6.8
111

New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe have no jobs and no prospects, so they decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, landing jobs wearing woodpecker costumes to…

Genre: Comedy
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip

Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip

Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
IMDb: 7.7
82

Richard Pryor’s stand-up act includes his frank discussion about his freebasing addiction, as well as the infamous night on June 9, 1980 that he caught on fire.

Genre: Comedy
Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor: Here and Now
IMDb: 7.3
95

One of comedian Richard Pryor’s later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

Genre: Comedy
Hit!

Hit!

Hit!
IMDb: 6.1
135

A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart…

Genre: Action, Drama
Brewster’s Millions

Brewster’s Millions

Brewster’s Millions
IMDb: 6.5
97

Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and…

Genre: Comedy
Moving

Moving

Moving
IMDb: 6.2
89

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

Genre: Comedy
Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights
IMDb: 6.1
116

‘Sugar’ Ray is the owner of an illegal casino and must contend with the pressure of vicious gangsters and corrupt police who want to see him go out of business….

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Wiz

The Wiz

The Wiz
IMDb: 5.5
134

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home

The Toy

The Toy

The Toy
IMDb: 5.9
102

On one of his bratty son Eric’s annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses…

Genre: Comedy, Family
Greased Lightning

Greased Lightning

Greased Lightning
IMDb: 6.3
96

This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Richard Pryor: Icon

Richard Pryor: Icon

Richard Pryor: Icon
IMDb: 6.5
56

Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American…

Genre: Documentary
The Busy Body

The Busy Body

The Busy Body
IMDb: 5.7
101

Sid Caesar is a bumbling gopher to a mob boss who must recover a fortune in cash stowed in the suit of a corpse.

Genre: Comedy
Critical Condition

Critical Condition

Critical Condition
IMDb: 5.4
100

Eddie is a con artist. But this time he’s framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages to end up…

Genre: Comedy
In God We Tru$t

In God We Tru$t

In God We Tru$t
IMDb: 5.5
97

A naive monk, named Brother Ambrose (Marty Feldman), is sent by the abbot on a mission to raise $5,000 in order to save their monastery from closing. He goes to…

Genre: Comedy
Wholly Moses

Wholly Moses

Wholly Moses
IMDb: 4.7
103

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from…

Genre: Comedy
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
IMDb: 6.4
97

After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life.

Genre: Drama
Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin’

Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin’

Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin’
IMDb: 6.6
48

Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ is the first stand-up act of Richard Pryor to be filmed out of the four that were released in total. This film was filmed in…

Genre: Comedy
Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues
IMDb: 7.1
144

Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert
IMDb: 8.2
78

Richard Pryor delivers monologues on race, sex, family and his favorite target—himself, live at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, California.

Genre: Comedy
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
IMDb: 6.9
110

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team’s owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of…

Genre: Comedy
Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night
IMDb: 6.7
104

Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby team up in this hilarious misadventure as buddies Steve and Wardell, who head uptown to a swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves hit the club and steal…

Genre: Comedy
The Mack

The Mack

The Mack
IMDb: 6.7
110

Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime…

Genre: Drama
Which Way Is Up?

Which Way Is Up?

Which Way Is Up?
IMDb: 6.4
94

Richard Pryor plays three roles – a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker’s randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas –…

Genre: Comedy
Some Call It Loving

Some Call It Loving

Some Call It Loving
IMDb: 5.3
105

A jazz musician falls in love with a comatose woman at a carny sideshow and takes her to his mansion to join his cabinet of sexual curiosities.

Genre: Drama
Car Wash

Car Wash

Car Wash
IMDb: 6.2
97

This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar’s Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers — including…

Genre: Comedy
Silver Streak

Silver Streak

Silver Streak
IMDb: 6.9
114

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no…

Bustin’ Loose

Bustin’ Loose

Bustin’ Loose
IMDb: 6.1
94

After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country.

Some Kind of Hero

Some Kind of Hero

Some Kind of Hero
IMDb: 5.8
97

A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Superman III

Superman III

Superman III
IMDb: 5
125

Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third…

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil
IMDb: 6.9
103

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Another You

Another You

Another You
IMDb: 5.4
94

George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to…

Genre: Comedy
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
IMDb: 7.3
83

Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor – one of America’s most brilliant, iconic comic minds.

Genre: Documentary
California Suite

California Suite

California Suite
IMDb: 6.2
103

The misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Blue Collar

Blue Collar

Blue Collar
IMDb: 7.5
114

Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man’s end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Wattstax

Wattstax

Wattstax
IMDb: 7.7
98

Wattstax is the 1973 documentary film about the Afro-American Woodstock concert held in Los Angeles seven years after the Watts riots. Director Mel Stuart mixes footage from the concert with…