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Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

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One of comedian Richard Pryor's live performances (at the Sunset Strip, obviously) caught on film. Pryor talks about most of his standard subjects, including rascism and the differences between blacks and whites, along with talking about some of his recent film roles. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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12 March 1982 (USA)  »

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Star Richard Pryor's most successful concert movie at the international box-office. See more »

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Richard Pryor: Thank *God* we got penitentiaries! I asked a dude - I said, "Why did you kill everybody in the house?" The guy said, "They was home!"
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Funny. Good Effort, Pryor
16 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Richard Pryor proves his comedic genius here with another comedy film, this time live from the sunset strip. Here, he talks about women, african roots, and Pryor on fire (which is his hilarious account of when he lit himself on fire mixing crack-cocaine). Funny stuff, but not as fully dandy as his 1979 special. Tries as hard as he can, and succeeds in winning the audience over. It also worked for me. Sort of. First of two Pryor comedy films from Columbia-Tristar. A-


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