R | | Comedy, Crime
Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. However, no prison cell could keep them locked in.
Richard Pryor and Sidney Poitier worked together on Uptown Saturday Night (1974).
Who needs Hollywood? I hear they're really nuts out there.
Skip Donahue: Give me a town like old New York, With lots of trees and clean fresh air, I need a place where love is everywhere, They say I'm Crazy, just a little bit out of whack...
Skip is shown with multiple changes of clothes in prison. None of the other prisoners has clothes other than a blue shirt, white t-shirt and jeans. Skip is shown wearing a gray sweater , a blue sweater , a yellow t-shirt , and a blue t-shirt (in different combinations) in multiple scenes.
A piece of music in the scene where Skip and Harry make their getaway and notice Len and Meredith coming towards them was heard on the theatrical and video version, but not the 1999 DVD. It's restored on the Blu-Ray by Image Entertainment.
$8,691,886 14 December 1980
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