Richard Pryor Here and Now

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This fourth entry in Richard Pryor's comedy-concert film series would probably have played better as a 48-minute video. Instead, it was released as an 83-minute feature, requiring way too much padding (mostly in the form of the hecklers who bedevil Pryor all through his performance).

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Critic Reviews for Richard Pryor Here and Now

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

  • At the end of the movie we have been wrung out with laughter -- and with a few other things, too, because Pryor is more than a comedian in this film: He's a social commentator, and a man talking honestly about himself.

    Oct 23, 2004 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • A disappointment, especially since it's the last full-tilt concert film of the funniest man in history.

    May 11, 2009 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Lidando com uma platéia irritantemente participativa, Pryor demonstra seu domínio de palco e, através de monólogos reveladores, faz importantes comentários sociais repletos de humor. Destaque para o monólogo do junkie.

    May 17, 2006 | Rating: 4/5
  • Some of Pryor's greatest late-heyday stand-up.

    Apr 3, 2005 | Rating: 4/5

Audience Reviews for Richard Pryor Here and Now

  • Aug 26, 2011
    Not as good as either of his previous comedy specials, but there is no such thing as bad Richard Pryor stand-up.
    Sean G Super Reviewer
  • Nov 19, 2008
    richard pryor does this up in New Orleans he talks about subjects such as being drunk a dealin thing in his life and also skit with muddbone Funny stuff
    khalvic b Super Reviewer
  • Jan 15, 2008
    Richard Pryor is the bomb, y'all..
    The M Super Reviewer
  • Jul 15, 2007
    The man was a comic great.
    Barry L Super Reviewer

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