Moving (1988)




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A transit engineer and his family must face the gargantuan task of moving from New Jersey to Boise, Idaho in this lively comedy starring Richard Pryor. It all begins after he gets a really great job out West. Unfortunately, his family is less than thrilled with the prospect. The furniture movers, who prove to be crooks, and their crazy neighbors conspire to make matters all the worse.

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Andy Breckman
Warner Home Video


as Arlo Pear

as Monica Pear

as Gary Marcus

as Brad Williams

as Frank/Cornell Crawfo...

as Casey Pear

as Marshall Pear

as Randy Pear

as Helen Fredericks

as Rudy

as Parking Attendant

as Roy Henderson

as Paperboy

as Parking Attendant

as Young Husband

as Natalie

as Simon Eberhart

as Young Husband

as Natalie

as Young Wife

as Security Guard

as Mr. Seeger

as Mrs. Seeger

as Coach Wilcox

as Grandpa

as Homeowner

as Mr. Cadell

as Mrs. Cadell

as Racetrack Announcer

as Mrs. Davenport

as Arnold Butterworth

as Crystal Butterworth

as Puzzle Lady

as Woman at Yard Sale

as Kitchen Couple Man

as Kitchen Couple Woman

as Bike Buyer

as Waitress

as Mrs. Messina

as Mrs. Griffin

as Junior High Secretar...

as Ted Barnett

as Nina Franklin

as Bartender

as Anchorman

as Dr. Phyllis Ames

as Customer at Bar

as Girl in Limbo

as Bob Delaney

as Helen Fredericks

as (uncredited)

as Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Moving

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

A pathetic comedy where the highlight is an inside joke that Richard Pryor's character flips the bird with the wrong finger.

October 6, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Sitcom-style silliness about (get this!) the hazards of MOVING.

April 3, 2005

Full Review… | May 25, 2004

Audience Reviews for Moving

What an outrageous story of a family's move across the country, and Pryor is hilarious, as is the rest of the cast, which includes Randy Quaid and Dana Carvey! I highly recommend this movie, it's hilarious.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

This is bloody stupid and disappointment comedy of Richard Pryor that doesn't make me laugh.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

Randy Quaid as the next door neighbor with the 6am jet engine lawnmower and other antics encourages Richard Pryor to sell his house and MOVE on up like George & Weezy. Follows the antics and problems he runs into trying to move all their stuff from one city to another. Hiring Dana Carvey to drive his SAAB, the moving company, Great stuff! Stacey Dash is in this one as well as her first role....WHAT Stacey Dash posed nude in Aug, 2006 Playboy? Anyone have that back issue? Another one I need to rewatch now.

Chad Roesti

Super Reviewer

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