2. 114 min Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's. | Gross: Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, [33] The documentary features interviews with Robin Williams , Mike Epps, Bob Newhart , Mel Brooks , David Banks, Whoopi Goldberg and an interview with Pryor's lawyer Skip Brittenham. ... the fact that he is part of this documentary is a red flag warning that this documentary in all likelihood has a lot of errors and people giving their opinions about Pryor are second rate at best. Stars: Read more. I called them and I told them that this makes me feel bad. They may not be things that people agree with. 25,156 "You know more people that saw things not going well [in prison] and said I'll take a bad situation before I take the worst situation and cop-out because they know the system will just wash them up and that will be the end of it. Here and Now (1983) Comedy. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979) Arthur Hiller Based on the true story of Isaac Wright Jr., a former-inmate-turned-lawyer, the drama series' protagonist, Aaron Wallace (Nicholas Pinnock), fights for his freedom and safety in and out of the courtroom while fighting for that of his fellow inmates. The Last Days of Richard Pryor debuts on Thursday, January 16, at 9:00 p.m. EST on ABC. Director: Romell Foster-Owens | Stars: Flynn Belaine, Cal Wilson, Reynaldo Rey, Joe Torry. | People have to make decisions based on where they are and what they feel they need to do at the time and everyone can have whatever opinion they want.". Crime, Drama. "Things aren't always so black and white. Action, Comedy, Crime. Stars: Richard Pryor, Richard Pryor's friends, ... and Pryor’s friend Rashon Khan cites documentary footage that he and Pryor watched together of a self-immolating monk … | All At One Place. Arthur Hiller Episodes of Chapelle's Show had been streaming on Netflix for about a month. William's infamous fainting spell during a live Halloween show in 2017 is also featured in the teaser. Alan Alda, PG Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy $46.91M, G On Tuesday (Nov. 24), Chappelle’s posted an Instagram video from a recent stand-up show, called Unforgiven, where he further explained his reasoning for not wanting the Viacom/CBS-owned show to stream on Netflix. Richard Pryor stars in this parody of The Three Musketeers follows a coed who falls asleep while reading the book and dreams about a trio of swashbuckling heroes. Stars: An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. Adventure, Comedy, Family. Harvey Keitel, 1983 On Location: The Comedy Store's 11th Anniversary Show (TV Special documentary) 1982 Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip. He was taken away to soon. Director: | 5,153 Beverly Todd, Paul Schrader He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems. Frank Oz, | Gross: Ciera Payton stars as Williams, and Morocco Omari portrays her ex-husband, Kevin Hunter, in the film, which is produced by Front Street for Lifetime and executive produced by Williams. 7. Richard Pryor I didn’t think so either. However, he's not allowed to own any assets, destroy the money, gift it, give it to charity or tell anyone about the deal. | Gross: 7. is a 2003 American short documentary film about and featuring actor-comedian Richard Pryor. The script was penned by Leigh Davenport and Scarlett Lacey. Walter Hill One is Aaron with the prison warden and his relationship with her. | Ted Ross, Votes: R | 83 min | Comedy When three workers try to steal from the local union, they discover the corruption of the union instead and decide to blackmail them. And you want to know what they did? After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life. Perfectly legal ‘cause I signed the contract. Stars: Digital Spy (UK) Kenya Barris is gearing up to make his film directorial debut with a documentary about acclaimed comedian Richard Pryor. Richard Pryor, Actor: Superman III. Stars: Richard Pryor, | Richard Pryor, Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. When asked about addressing those who don't agree with her prior decision to move on to Wallace's friend, Bryant pointed out her character's humanness. Directed by Jesse James Miller. Sidney Lumet Growing up, watching Richard Pryor's stand-up comedy and movies, I thought I knew all there was to know about him. John Candy, Father, Buck Pryor (aka LeRoy Carter), was a bartender, boxer and World War II veteran, who passed away when Richard was age 28. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening. I Am Richard Pryor tells the story of the legendary performer and iconic social satirist, who transcended race and social barriers by delivering his honest irreverent and biting humor to America's stages and living rooms until his death at 65. Jim Henson, | | 134 min Carol Speed, R Ed Begley Jr. PG “I like working for Netflix because when all those bad things happened to me, that company didn’t even exist. With Sandra Bernhard, Todd Boyd, Ron De Blasio, Mike Epps. | Stars: | $18.03M, PG "One is Aaron who is the prison rep. One is Aaron who is the father and husband to Marie and Jas(mine). said Curtis "50" Cent" Jackson in a recent interview with VIBE correspondent Jazzie Belle. | Gross: Billy Dee Williams, I have the fondest memories of me and my father watching you on television and laughing out loud together. Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. Nipsey Russell, Pryor’s life is the latest in a line of influential comedians to receive the documentary treatment. | Paul Gladney (born August 4, 1941), better known by the stage name Paul Mooney, is an American comedian, writer, social critic, and television and film actor.He is best known as a writer for comedian Richard Pryor; playing singer Sam Cooke in The Buddy Holly Story (1978) and Junebug in Bamboozled (2000); and his appearances on Chappelle's Show Richard Pryor, Kevin Spacey, Votes: Rico Dawson, R Pam Grier, Documentary filmmaker Jesse James Miller's 'I Am Richard Pryor' is the latest in a long line of documentaries about the celebrated stand-up comedian. The special has … Sidney Poitier | | The Gist: I Am Richard Pryor is part of Paramount Network’s I Am series of documentaries about entertainment and political figures, told via the people that knew them best. | This is a regularly updated list with movies, series and documentaries with Richard Pryor on Netflix. 11,100 Directed by and starring Sidney Poitier, Uptown Saturday Night also features... 9 The Mack (1973) 6.7/10. Ned Beatty, Director: Richard Pryor is cited as one of the greatest American comedians of all time, with a huge influence on comedy and this generation's top comics. | 32,453 | I Am Richard Pryor will follow Pryor as he grows up in a brothel run by his grandmother to become one of the most iconic, and popular comics of the 20th century. 103 min Danny Aiello, Votes: Eddie Murphy | 116 min Sure, we get to hear Dave Chappelle say "Richard Pryor is the greatest, full stop, end of story" but I wish there'd been more flesh here. Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Stars: All rights reserved. Director: Watching the parade of comedy heavyweights and cultural heroes assembled for the biographical documentary “Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic,” my mind wandered to the roast of Pryor … Yaphet Kotto, The best rated item with Richard Pryor on Netflix is "Harlem Nights" and appeared on screen in 1989. Director: ABC News will debut a new two-hour documentary next week on the trailblazing career and  legacy of Richard Pryor. Comedy, Crime. 13,705 Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! $60.86M, R He was taken away to soon. Michael Campus Months after its debut, ABC's For Life has returned for a new season. The documentary explores Pryor’s personal life (including his seven marriages), and his unabashed comedic style “that showcased the world of black America through the lens of stand-up comedy.” The program includes never-before-scene excerpts from Pryor’s sit down with Barbara Walters where he opened up about his “complicated childhood” and the driving force behind his success. An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. | Lifetime will air a documentary special titled, The Wendy Williams Story…What A Mess, directly after the biopic. Richard Pryor, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Richard Pryor, Stephen Collins, Votes: I have the fondest memories of me and my father watching you on television and laughing out loud together. John Badham Michael Jackson, “That’s why I like working for Netflix,” he continued. | Beau Bridges, (2003) consisted of archival footage of Pryor's performances and testimonials from fellow comedians, including Dave Chappelle , Denis Leary , Chris Rock , and Wanda Sykes , on Pryor's influence on comedy. Pryor battled multiple scleroris for the last two decades of his life. 8. Let us know what you are looking forward to the most from this documentary in the comments. Wendy Williams is putting it all out there for her Lifetime biopic. "There are 5 different Aarons I'm playing," shared British actor Nicholas Pinnock. Director: Jerry Nelson, | Stars: Director: Scott Schwartz, Votes: Lars Niki/Getty Images for New York Women in Film & Television, Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images. This documentary shed so much light on this icon. “[ViacomCBS] didn’t have to pay me because I signed the contract,” he explained of the sketch comedy show. Growing up, watching Richard Pryor's stand-up comedy and movies, I thought I knew all there was to know about him. ABC News will debut a new two-hour documentary next week on the trailblazing career and legacy of Richard Pryor… Eddie Murphy, On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train. “But is that right? | However, no prison cell could keep them locked in. | Gross: Director: | A highly-acclaimed comedian, he was as renowned for his hilarious improvisations during his live comedy shows as for his dashing lifestyle, multiple affairs, and a lifelong battle with drug addiction. Comedy, Crime. Gene Wilder, $101.30M, R 48,231 Wendy Williams: The Movie airs on Lifetime on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. EST. Watch VIBE's full interview with Bryant, Pinnock, and Jackson, who also co-executive produces the show. JoBeth Williams, Votes: | How could they not– how could they not know? Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971) Another one is Aaron just as an ordinary prisoner. Georg Stanford Brown, But is that right? VIBE Staff. Jill Clayburgh, Pryor rose to fame in the '70s and '80s, and became among the most successful comedians in the genre laying the groundwork for the likes of Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence,  Epps, and more. Darren Grant directed the film. Richard Pryor's 10 Best Movies, According To IMDB 10 Uptown Saturday Night (1974) 6.7/10. Maggie Smith, Fay Hauser, Votes: He died in 2005 after suffering multiple heart attacks. | Highly influential, and always controversial, African-American actor/comedian who was equally well known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows, as for his fast paced life, multiple marriages and battles with drug addiction. | Gross: | Director: | Stars: Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams. Michael Caine, PG Tell us what you think about this feature. Stars: Jane Fonda, 96 min "When I met with Issac, I almost couldn't believe what he was saying to me. | Gross: Gene Wilder, Don Gordon, R | 48 min | Comedy Claimed to have seen the film The Man in the Glass Booth (1975) 40 times. Diana Ross, Max Julien, 114 min The true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing driver to win an upper tier NASCAR race. Chappelle’s Show is no longer streaming on Netflix, at the request of Dave Chappelle. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Best of Richard Pryor I Part 2 YouTube George Carlin & Richard Pryor Carson Tonight Show 1981 - Duration: 28:20. 111 min | Richard Pryor, © 2020 Vibe Media, LLC. | There's Aaron on the outside. | James Frawley 'Oh, she's with his best friend' or whatever, but she was left holding the bag, literally," she pointed out. 95 min Stars: Richard Pryor was a great man -- comedian, actor, instigator, social commentator with inescapable delivery. | Comedy, Sport. And then you have Aaron the lawyer...and then in Season 2, we have a sixth layer. Director: Director: 35,302 Archy L 6,655,174 views Votes: 91 $47.12M, R While the showw has been wiped from the streaming outlet, episodes remain on Comedy Central, CBS All Access, and HBO Max. 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