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Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

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.

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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.

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To capture Richard Pryor "behind the scenes" in his most candid moments, the camera followed Pryor from Los Angeles to New Orleans, talking intimately with him about his new life without booze or drugs, though he admits he had been doing so much dope that "I had enough residual in me it kept me high for months". Off drugs for the past eight months, Pryor openly and vehemently opposed drug use of any kind. See more »

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Richard Pryor: When I was on vacation in Africa, I went out in the country. Where you see some lions and shit. I'm talking about real lions, not them kind you be fucking with in the zoo. Hey, lion, motherfucker.
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Featured in Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story (2006) See more »

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Just be Good to Me
Written by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Performed by The S.O.S. Band
Courtesy of Tabu Records
© 1983 Tabu Records Inc.
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Not as funny, but not completely useless
16 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Richard Pryor makes his directorial debut here in his stand-up special- Here and Now. It is a docu-comedy of new things from Pryor. Not completely funny as in 1979, but he isn't bad yet. He still brings amusing monologues and funny punchlines to witty remarkes. Pryor's true last comedy film (the 1985 film he made took place in 1971). B


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