The Richard Pryor Show (1977)

Starring: Richard Pryor

One of the most talked-about comedy shows ever, this hilarious collection of classic laughs became a legend during it's one broadcast on NBC and now r... Read more

Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971)

Starring: Richard Pryor

When Richard Pryor took the stage at a small New York stand-up club back in April 1971, his white liberal audience didn't know what had hit them. The... Read more

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Director: Jeff Margolis
Starring: Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor is a comic genius at his prime in this 1979 live performance filmed in Long Beach. Considered by many critics to be Pryor's funniest and... Read more

Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

Starring: Richard Pryor

Pryor's back and burning! Taking the stage at the Hollywood Palladium, the controversial comic delivers a hysterically funny stand-up routine, talking... Read more

Stir Crazy (1980)

Director: Sidney Poitier
Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor

STIR CRAZY teams two of the most brilliant and zany comic performers of their day: Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder. Skip (Wilder) and Harry (Pryor) have... Read more

The Toy (1982)

Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. Read more

Critical Condition (1986)

Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Ruben Blades

Playing a criminal who fakes insanity to avoid prison, Richard Pryor ends up in a hospital psychiatric ward. That's when the craziness starts as he es... Read more

Brewster's Millions (1985)

Director: Walter Hill
Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee

Think it's easy being a millionaire? Wait 'til you see Richard Pryor try to spend a fortune in 30 days, in order to gain a huge inheritance, only to f... Read more

Lady Sings The Blues (1972)

Director: Sidney J Furie
Starring: Billy Dee Williams, Diana Ross, Richard Pryor

The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday. Nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Roger Ebert said of Diana Ross... Read more

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

Director: Arthur Hiller
Starring: Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey, Richard Pryor

It was murder! The blind guy couldn't see it. The deaf guy couldn't hear it. But now they're both wanted for it in the drop-dead comedy, SEE NO EVIL,... Read more

Bustin' Loose (1981)

Director: Oz Scott
Starring: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, George Coe, Robert Christian

Starring comic genius Richard Pryor, this raucous, light-hearted comedy is the entertaining tale of shifty ex-con Joe Braxton who after finding himsel... Read more

Harlem Nights (1989)

Director: Eddie Murphy
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Danny Aiello, Michael Lerner, Della Reese, Arsenio...

Eddie Murphy also wrote and directed this comedy set in '30s Harlem where Richard Pryor is Sugar Ray, gambling hosue proprietor extraordinaire. Micha... Read more

The Wiz (1978)

Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Nipsey Russell, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor

A film based on the smash Broadway musical, which itself was based on L. Frank Baum's 'The Wizard of Oz'. Featuring Diana Ross as Dorothy, with Nipsey... Read more

Car Wash (1976)

Director: Michael Schultz
Starring: George Carlin, Ivan Dixon, Richard Pryor, Antonio Fargas, Lorraine Gary

A boisterous, funky farce featuring Richard Pryor, George Carlin and The Pointer Sisters as a few of the customers gliding through a famous California... Read more

Saturday Night Live: Season 1 - Volume 2 (1975)

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Lily Tomlin, Richard Pryor

Created by Lorne Michaels over three decades ago, 'Saturday Night Live' has had the cultural impact and relevance that few shows can claim. Producing... Read more

See No Evil, Hear No Evil / Stir Crazy / Another You (1989)

Director: Arthur Hiller, Maurice Phillips, Sidney Poitier
Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Anthony Zerbe, Mercedes Ruehl, Steph...

A triple feature comedy featuring the partnership of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor. "See No Evil, Hear No Evil" (1989, 106 mins.) - The third pairing... Read more

Silver Streak (1976)

Director: Arthur Hiller
Starring: Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Patrick McGoohan, Ned Beatty, Clifto...

In this wild comedy adventure, rail passenger George Caldwell (Gene Wilder) finds that a romantic escapade with a sultry secretary (Jill Clayburgh) pu... Read more

California Suite (1978)

Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Bill Cosby, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Ri...

Neil Simon adapts his broadway play to the movies...."California Suite" is the story of five couples who, for diverse reasons, have all come to the B... Read more

Superman III (1983)

Director: Richard Lester
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Annette O'Toole,...

Meet Gus Gorman (Richard Pryor), a half-witted computer programming natural. For him a keyboard is a weapon - and Superman faces the microelectronic m... Read more

Saturday Night Live: Season 1 - Volume 1 (1975)

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Lily Tomlin, Richard Pryor...

No show has been more influential on the modern American comedy psyche, producing generations of TV and film stars (Chevy Chase, Adam Sandler, Steve M... Read more