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Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

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Mrs. Butts (sketch) (as Edye Byrde)
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Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
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Geri Gibson ...
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Aunt Rose (sketch)
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Barbara Harris ...
Thanksgiving Guest (sketch) (as Barbara Iley)
Tiger Haynes ...
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Eddie's Cousin (sketch)
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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>

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WARNING! You may be offended if you're black, white, male, female, rich or poor, Bill Cosby, Mr. T or Richard Pryor. See more »


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18 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Raw  »

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$50,504,655 (USA)
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Trivia

Plenty of comedians claim this inspired them to go into stand-up (such as chris tucker, kevin hart, Gabriel Iglesias etc.) See more »

Quotes

Eddie Murphy: Richard said, "The next time the motherfucker call, tell him I said, "Suck *my* dick." I don't give a fuck. Whatever the fuck make the people laugh, say that shit. Do the people laugh when you say what you say?" I said, "Yes." He said, "Do you get paid?" I said, "Yes." He said, "Well, tell Bill I said have a Coke and a smile and shut the fuck up. Jello pudding-eating motherfucker."
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Raw
Written by Eddie Murphy, David Allen Jones & Rod Antoon
Produced by Eddie Murphy & David Allen Jones
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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..


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