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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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In what had become Richard Pryor's stylistic trademark, such topical issues as racism, politics, unemployment, sex and drugs are addressed in the movie with a mixture of wit, warmth, insight and a delivery that colors a remarkable array of characterizations. Arid as Pryor has matured and grown, so had his characters expanded with greater depth and dimension. See more »

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Richard Pryor: I remember when America, when I was little, we never used to be that kind of country, right, we didn't f*ck with nobody. Now, we be f*ckin' with people in El Salvador and sh*t. How we gonna lose? Thirty-five people in El Salvador.
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Edited into Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! (2003) 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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This ain't no Johnny Carson Motherfcker
17 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

He's 7 months sober and doing a stand-up show in New Orleans. It's the last of his concert films. He's as foul-mouthed and irreverent as ever. He's energetic. The audience is yelling back and he's having fun with them. He's quick and sharp. He tackles everything including his own personal demons. This is a clear-headed legend at work.


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