Richard Pryor's Best Films

I love Richard Pryor so much. Have his cd's in my car and laugh all the way to work and back. In this modern society we need a laugh! Back to the 80's
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1.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
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Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening. (103 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
2.
Stir Crazy (1980)
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Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit, however, no prison cell could keep them locked in. (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
3.
Brewster's Millions (1985)
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. (102 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
4.
The Toy (1982)
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An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
5.
Superman III (1983)
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Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
6.
Harlem Nights (1989)
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During the 1930s, a New York illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters and corrupt cops in order to stay in business. (116 mins.)
Director: Eddie Murphy
 
7.
Another You (1991)
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George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again... (98 mins.)
 
8.
Critical Condition (1987)
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Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
9.
Blue Collar (1978)
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Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working... (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
10.
Silver Streak (1976)
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On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train. (114 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
11.
Car Wash (1976)
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Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
12.
Some Kind of Hero (1982)
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A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten... (97 mins.)
 
13.
Moving (1988)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
 
14.
Greased Lightning (1977)
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The true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing driver to win an upper tier NASCAR race. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
15.
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
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Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
16.
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979 Documentary)
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed. (78 mins.)
Director: Jeff Margolis
 
17.
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982 Documentary)
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip. (82 mins.)
Director: Joe Layton
 
18.
Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983 Documentary)
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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is 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. (83 mins.)
Director: Richard Pryor
 
19.
Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971 Documentary)
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Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York. (48 mins.)
Director: Michael Blum
 
20.
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
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After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Pryor
“ Last film he did to end an EPIC list. Thank you and good night! ” - TheTruthSeeker82