Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt, including Richard Pryor as a preaching 'wonder-man' who is ...
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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, including Richard Pryor as a preaching 'wonder-man' who is loved by most but loathed by one, and a man who looks like a thief by the way he is holding his bottle, but it is really his urine sample as he is off to the hospital. T.C's love life takes a turn for the better and the songs keep coming. Written by
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Do you own a white Cadillac with the California license plate YNL-H77?
I sure do.
Well, your under arrest! Turn around! You have the right to remain silent. If you give up that right...
[as he is being handcuffed]
For what, man?
You have over 37 parking violations that you haven paid!
Oh, no! Man, I gave my sister a lot of money this morning to pay it off.
Look, is there any other way we can straighten this out, officer?
[to Mr. B]
Afraid not. Stand back, please. We have a warrant for his arrest.
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The principal cast members credits at the end of the film are spoken out loud by one of the radio deejays. See more »
You know what...I am sick of people hating on Car Wash. Most of us loved it, and when watching it again, it plays as a homage to the funk of the 70's.
When I first saw Car Wash, I thought it was just a silly goofball movie but watching it again was special. The new DVD comes out may 15 I believe, and it will aim the flick to a hipper audience. Most of us loved the soundtrack, and it is unfair to call this movie "trash".
In my opinion, the director did a great job with Gary Stromberg and Joel Schumacher's ideas. Wonderful film...rent it today for Richard Pryors best work yet!
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