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Stir Crazy (1980)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  12 December 1980 (USA)
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Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

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Meredith
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Jesus Ramirez (as Miguelangel Suarez)
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Deputy Ward Wilson
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Blade
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Warden Henry Sampson
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Len Garber
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Grossberger (as Erland Van Lidth De Jeude)
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Storyline

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a natural talent for riding broncos with the inter-prison rodeo coming up. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Two jailbirds who just want out of the cage. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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12 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Locos de remate  »

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$101,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

After the box-office success of this picture, the film's principals, director Sidney Poitier and actors Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor were meant to re-team for Hanky Panky (1982). That movie re-teamed star Wilder and Poitier for their second and final collaboration. However, according to 'DVD Verdict', "For some reason, Pryor backed out and his part was rewritten into a female lead, for...Gilda Radner". See more »

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When Grossberger is singing, there are 5 men in a cell with only 4 bunks. See more »

Quotes

Big Mean: What's your charge?
Harry Monroe: Innocent...
Big Mean: Ain't we all!
Harry Monroe: Bank robbery...
Big Mean: Oh, shit!
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Big Mean: *You* can kiss the baby!
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Watch Her Dance
Sung by Leroy Gomez
Composed and Produced by Tom Scott
Lyrics by Rob Preston
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no laughs???? CHECK YOUR PULSE!!!!!!!

the scene when grossberger meets pryor, and wilder alone is worth it! and when they are playing cards!!!!! and wilder's "back problem cure" scene is astounding!!!!! these two actors were made to work together!


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