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Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (2000)




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Just recovered from his notorious free-basing accident, Richard Pryor made a notable return in the much-acclaimed Live on the Sunset Strip. His comments on that event, as well as his notorious comments on sex, politics and race, pepper the 82-minute concert film.
Comedy , Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts
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Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Critic Reviews for Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (2)

There will always only ever be one Richard Pryor, and his profoundly inspired performance shows exactly why.

Full Review… | June 6, 2009
Daily Radar

A honestidade com que Pryor expõe seus demônios pessoais para consumo do público, utilizando o microfone não apenas para fazer humor mas também para a auto-análise, garantem a permanência deste filme entre os clássicos do gênero.

May 17, 2006
Cinema em Cena

Pryor hits the comedy running and doesn't let up until he's exhausted the audience with so much gut-wrenching laughter that you won't know whether to stand up or lie down.

September 26, 2005

Funny, vulgar but Pryor in his prime comedy concert

October 23, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Sheer, breathtaking brilliance. A must-see.

June 19, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip

Pryor occasionally drops philosophical during this concert performance in 1982, particularly when recounting his experiences in Africa. The highlight is definitely his ability to find humor in telling the story of how he incinerated himself when freebasing coke and paints a scary/funny picture of the devilish power of addiction.

Doctor Strangeblog
Doctor Strangeblog

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One of the best stand-up comedy movies/specials I've ever seen. Richard Pryor was hilarious, may he R.I.P.

Chosen 718
Chosen 718

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Crazy funny!

Leo L
Leo L

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