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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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28 October 1983 (USA)  »

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$3,701,609 (USA) (30 October 1983)

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$16,156,776 (USA)
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Fourth and final of four Richard Pryor live performance concert films. The others are Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971), Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979), and Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982). See more »

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Richard Pryor: We had a good time. We were sittin' around talkin', about four Americans, talkin' about five hours, man. Talked about some good sh*t, right. An African man asked us, when we was talkin', he said, "What language do you speak at home?" You know, we looked at each other, "What? English?" "Everybody speak English, but, what language you speak when you're home?" One of the brothers looked at him and said, "Jive?"
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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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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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