Which Way Is Up?


Which Way Is Up?

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In this ambitious and raunchy remake of Lina Wertmuller's satire, "The Seduction of Mimi," McKee plays a labor organizer and Pryor plays an orange picker, a lascivious older man and a philandering reverend.


Richard Pryor
as Leroy Jones / Rufus Jones / Rev. Lenox Thomas
Margaret Avery
as Annie Mae
Marilyn Coleman
as Sister Sarah
Bebe Drake
as Thelma
Daniel Valdez
as Chuy Estrada
Dolph Sweet
as The Boss
Luis Valdez
as Ramon Juarez
Pat Ast
as Hooker
Tim Thomerson
as Tour Guide
Marc Alaimo
as Frankie
Tony Alvarenga
as Errand Boy
Kathy Cronkite
as Photographer
Ron Cummins
as Photographer
Evelyn Dutton
as Receptionist
Darrell Giddens
as Man at Picnic
Eddie Smith
as Man at Picnic
Cheryl Harvey
as Congregation Girl
Julie Dorman
as Congregation Girl
Louise Johnson
as Congregation Girl
Yvonne Mooney
as Congregation Girl
Paul Mooney
as Inspector
Harry Northrup
as Chief Goon
Cliff Pellow
as White Boss
Mark Robin
as Reporter
as Cripple
Carol Trost
as Ms. Collins
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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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