Which Way Is Up? 1977

Which Way Is Up?

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Orange picker Leroy Jones (Richard Pryor) inadvertently becomes a union leader and is forced out of town, leaving behind his sexually obsessed father, Rufus (also Pryor), and spouse, Annie Mae (Margaret Avery). He heads for Los Angeles, where he falls for union organizer Vanetta (Lonette McKee). Annie Mae seeks solace from the local preacher, Lenox Thomas (also Pryor), who eventually impregnates her. When Leroy catches wind of this, he heads home for a showdown with Lenox.

Cast & Crew

Richard Pryor
Leroy Jones, Rufus Jones, Reverend Lenox Thomas
Marilyn Coleman
Sister Sarah
Ernesto Hernández
Jose Reyes
Diane Rodrigues
Estrella Reyes
Danny Valdez
Chuy Estrada
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Critic Reviews for Which Way Is Up?

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (8)

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  • Sep 06, 2010
    This movie is hilarious, and the story outrageous, I really liked it, Pryor plays a bunch of characters which makes it even funnier.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Aug 13, 2006
    Hilarious as hell. A Richard Pryor classic mention to be seen.
    Mister C Super Reviewer

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