MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 105 this week

Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 13,073 users  
Reviews: 51 user | 17 critic

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:

Writers:

(stand-up material), (opening sketch), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video + 1 more

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 25 titles
created 02 Mar 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

Eddie Murphy Raw (1987) on IMDb 7.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Eddie Murphy Raw.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Eddie Murphy Delirious (TV Movie 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
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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

Director: Joe Layton
Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton
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 7.5/10 X  

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy
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
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York.

Director: Michael Blum
Stars: Richard Pryor
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis
Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Lee
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Movie 1996)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.

Director: Keith Truesdell
Stars: Chris Rock, Nelson George, Monteria Ivey
Harlem Nights (1989)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

"Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Murphy
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx
48 Hrs. (1982)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Director: Walter Hill
Stars: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Director: John Landis
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones
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

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Eddie's Sister (sketch)
Billie Allen ...
Eddie's Aunt (sketch)
James Brown III ...
Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
Eyde Byrde ...
Mrs. Butts (sketch) (as Edye Byrde)
Michelle Davison ...
Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
Clebert Ford ...
Uncle Lester (sketch)
Geri Gibson ...
Card Player #2 (sketch)
Birdie M. Hale ...
Aunt Rose (sketch)
...
Party Guest (sketch)
Barbara Harris ...
Thanksgiving Guest (sketch) (as Barbara Iley)
Tiger Haynes ...
Card Player #3 (sketch)
Leonard Jackson ...
Uncle Gus (sketch)
...
Eddie's Uncle (sketch)
Jody Jones ...
Eddie's Cousin (sketch)
Edit

Storyline

After achieving fame with Saturday Night Live and Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy released a film version of one of his live stand-up performances. He mainly focuses on the topics of divorce and relations between the sexes, but also goes into some of the problems he's encountered because of fame, including offended listeners and fans who continually greet him with his unprintable catch phrases. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Catch him in the act. Uncensored Uncut Irresistibly... See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 December 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Raw  »

Box Office

Gross:

$50,504,655 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The most successful stand-up concert film until The Original Kings of Comedy (2000). See more »

Quotes

Eddie Murphy: White people can't dance. I'm not being racist; it's true. Just like when white people say black people have big lips, it's not racist; it's true. Black people have big lips, white people can't dance. Some brothers will be in the club and white people are like, "What are those niggers doing in here?" They watchin' y'all dance. And they're like, "Look at these crazy muthafuckas." Y'all be stepping on people's feet and hitting one another.
See more »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #7.168 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Slinky® Jingle
By Homer Fesperman & Charles Weagley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
That Live Act was Eddie Murphy at his best
24 August 2005 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

Except for the beginning where you see some Thanksgiving of 1968 where a child is telling a joke (I only saw that once because now I always fast forward to the show). It's a great gift to hear Eddie talk about various stuff and often his physiognomy is especially funny.. He talks about women who nowadays.. (he refers of course to the 80ties (but it's still true) get "half" of what you own if the marriage breaks up. He starts this joke with seeing Johnny Carson on the front page of the Enquirer looking very unhappy and then talking about switching to the story where you see a picture of her wife which he is also mimicking.. getting half of Johnny's 300 million.. And the he keeps talking about relationships in general and how to handle them (some very usable information), about a call from Bill Cosby about Italians after they saw Rocky.. and so on.. If you are not offended by the very adult language this Show is a must see DVD.. And for those who don't speak English that well there are subtitles included.. which you sometimes even can use if your English is good, because sometimes he mumbles a bit.. But go out and buy it.. or at least rent it.. And a little hint to to companies: Release 'Delirious' on DVD. Finally... But as I said.. send the Children to bed first..


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
chris rock bring the pain or raw? dannyboy8704
'Filth flar'n filth'. WTF is 'flar'n'? prognathous
on tv millerjco10
A Common Phrase patztheking
Eddie Murphy comment on slavery mister-monkeyman
Cast List Villebaldur
Discuss Eddie Murphy Raw (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?