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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Documentary  |  January 1979 (USA)
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

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According to Janet Maslin in The New York Times, Richard Pryor in this live performance movie was "performing after a three-year hiatus in his concert schedule". See more »

Quotes

Richard Pryor: And it seemed fair to kill my car to me, right, 'cause my wife was gonna leave my ass. And I said "not in this mother fucker you ain't. If you leave, you be driving those Hush Puppies you got on."
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This concert was recorded live at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, California See more »

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Featured in The 100 Greatest Stand Ups 2010 (2010) See more »

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Richard Pryor Is The Yoda Of Comedy!
27 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Genius! I remember seeing this years ago and being knocked flat with laughter. It is and remains a classic in the comedy concert film genre. Richard Pryor is the King of Comedy and all he needs is a mike, a stage, and an audience to give one of the great comedy performances ever recorded in the history of celluloid.

But this isn't just stand-up comedy. This is theater. Richard Pryor is a badass one man theater troupe. This flick is ground breaking in the fact that is has influenced so many comics and will continue to do so. His name is Richard Pryor. Hear him roar!


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