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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Barbara Harris ...
Thanksgiving Guest (sketch) (as Barbara Iley)
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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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$50,504,655 (USA)
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Eddie Murphy: [Talking about a fight that happened at a club he was at] And at the end, everybody sued me. Claiming I whipped they ass. I'm 5ft 10in, I weigh 180lbs. I cannot whip a disco's ass by myself.
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Ain't Too Proud To Beg
By Eddie Holland & Norman Whitfield
Performed by The Temptations
Produced by Norman Whitfield
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Eddie Murphy: The Mouth That Roared!
1 December 2000 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

Whether you like Eddie Murphy or not, his performance in "Raw" is quite a show. He's the first to admit to his profane language. But even without the dirty words, he can still entertain, as evidenced by his vocal impressions of Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor. And his song medley at the end is a hilarious finish!


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