R | | Comedy
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.
Following on the heels of his last two successful films, Superman III (1983) and The Toy (1982), Pryor took some time off early in 1983, literally to "get his act together", using Los Angeles' famed Comedy Store to test out new material and polish his routines.
I meet people, since I stopped doing drugs, I found out there's more muthaf*ckers doin' drugs. Mean, doctors and sh*t. Old ladies. "Give me that blue one. And give me another red one, please." They call it an epidemic, now. That means white folks ...
$3,701,609 30 October 1983