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28 October 1983 (USA) See more »
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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. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Richard Pryor ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Mooney ... Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Pryor 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Mooney  uncredited
Richard Pryor  writer

Produced by
Jim Brown .... executive producer
Andy Friendly .... producer
Bob Parkinson .... producer
Jeff Scheftel .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Joe Epperson 
Tom Green 
Dave Landry 
Kenneth Patterson  (as Kenneth A. Patterson)
John Simmons  (as Johnny Simmons)
Vince Singletary 
 
Film Editing by
Raymond M. Bush 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bernard F. Basley .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Doug Nelson .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rene Crusto .... electrician
Tom Tcimpidis .... video controller
Tom Tcimpidis .... video tape operator
 
Other crew
Bernard F. Basley .... associate director
Terri McCoy .... production associate
 

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83 min | 95 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
Richard Pryor's joke about the bartender telling him "We have no more fucking liquor!" was originally told on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) minus the F-word.See more »
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Just be Good to MeSee more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Funny Concert Film, 23 October 2010
Author: TheExpatriate700 from United States

Richard Pryor: Here and Now is a funny snippet of the late period of Pryor's active career, before MS forced his retirement. It features classic Pryor characters such as Mudbone, while also incorporating new routines such as his description of a visit to Africa.

Pryor is as hilarious and uncensored as ever, covering topics including his struggle with substance abuse. The skits range from the comical to the poignant, with one sketch about a heroin addict having a particularly sad denouement.

Some reviewers have complained about the at times disruptive audience, but Pryor's interaction with the audience gives a better sense of his talent. We see his skill at improvisation, particularly in a scene where he receives a glass of water with some surprisingly animate contents.

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