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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, 30 October 1983

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$16,156,776
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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: I had big fun, I went to Zimbabwe. It's a new country, right. Its about three years old, now. It used to be Rhodesia - before they killed all those white muthaf*ckers. Its the only country I ever been to that black people kicked ass a little! Seven years they killed muthaf*ckers. They happy too! You walk down the street, they just smilin' ."Hello! Oh, they don't f*ck with us no more, no."
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Featured in Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story (2006) 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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now and forever
1 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

Richard Pryor, who would have turned 71 today, was truly one of the comedy greats. "Richard Pryor...Here and Now" shows him performing in the Saenger Theater in New Orleans. He talks about a lot of the stuff on which he frequently focuses, and ends the concert with a gag that really made me crack up! The part where Pryor impersonates the Japanese was kind of racist, but other than that the concert was really good. Having survived the freebasing incident and gotten more sober, Pryor had apparently met some people whom he'd known while wasted, but now didn't recognize them! Anyway, it was always fun to see the guy doing what he did best. He will always be missed.


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