• R, 1 hr. 51 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Sidney Poitier
    In Theaters:
    Dec 12, 1980 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 28, 2001
  • Columbia Pictures

Latest News on Stir Crazy

December 12, 2005

Richard Pryor Passes Away at 65 Opens in new window

Richard Pryor passed away yesterday morning, and while he's probably best remembered for his incendiary stand-up material (as evidenced in 1979's "Live in Concert," 1982's "Live on the Sunset Strip," and 1983's "Here and Now") and his also-incendiary battle with an exploding freebase pipe, I'll always remember the guy as one of my favorite move-time comedians. And I know I'm not alone with that opinion. More...

May 17, 2005

Mike Epps to Play Richard Pryor in Upcoming Biopic Opens in new window

Low-key funnyman Mike Epps ("Next Friday," "The Honeymooners") has been tapped to portray legendary comedian Richard Pryor ("Stir Crazy") in an upcoming bio flick, according to Variety. Veteran filmmaker Walter Hill ("The Warriors") will direct the as-yet-untitled film, and he'll be working from a screenplay by Caleb Kane. More...

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile