MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,876 this week

Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 2,373 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 13 critic

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

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 24 Jun 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 31 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 43 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (TV Special 1983)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language.

Director: Bruce Gowers
Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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.

Director: Richard Pryor
Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney
Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (TV Movie 1994)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The first HBO stand-up special by comedian Chris Rock.

Director: Keith Truesdell
Stars: Chris Rock, Monteria Ivey
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Movie 1996)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.

Director: Keith Truesdell
Stars: Chris Rock, Nelson George, Monteria Ivey
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis
Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Lee
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life.

Director: Richard Pryor
Stars: Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen, Art Evans
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »

Directors: Oz Scott, Michael Schultz
Stars: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, Ángel Ramírez
The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series 1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Richard Pryor, Jimmy Martinez, Edie McClurg
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci
Stars: George Carlin
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (TV Special 1999)
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell
Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Cohen, Don Mischer
Stars: Russell Brand, Jamie Foxx, Arsenio Hall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 March 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Live on the Sunset Strip  »

Box Office

Gross:

$34,688,873 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The entire "Mudbone" monologue, where Richard Pryor resurrects one of his famous characters and talks about the mysteries of life, is completely improvised. See more »

Quotes

Richard Pryor: When that fire hit your ass, it will sober your ass up *quick*! I saw something, I went, "Well, that's a pretty blue. You know what? That looks like *fire*!" Fire is inspirational. They should use it in the Olympics, because I ran the 100 in 4.3.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Jim Brown: All American (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
More laughs aplenty with Richard at sunset
4 December 2014 | by (adelaide, australia) – See all my reviews

In his second most successful concert movie, again we brace ourselves for what magical dynamic stuff that will spout out of the mouth of an undying and legendary comic, who was pure genius. He cuts the surface of truth with his jokes, which makes so funny. The height of laughs for me, was when he was talking about the mafia. We've guaranteed ongoing laughs here, with new original material, where if your anti swearing, again take a rain check. Again 78 minutes passes by easy in another engrossing night of comedy, where our priceless Pryor tells those lengthy stories where that and vulgarity blend so well, where truths are told in funny and inventive scenarios, wonderfully written, where laughter just has us. No there never has been, or never will be, someone so sharp and cutting, or brilliant, like our Richard. Another concert movie success, in the city of Angels.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what year or stand up did Richard Pryor say this in chubbubd
what year or stand up did Richard Pryor say this in chubbubd

Contribute to This Page