The Best Richard Pryor Movies Films

The Best Richard Pryor Movies

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List of the best Richard Pryor movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Richard Pryor is one of the best stand-up comedians of all-time and he also appeared in several films including Harlem Nights alongside fellow comics Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. Richard Pryor's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Richard Pryor movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Richard Pryor movies will be at the top of the list. Richard Pryor has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Richard Pryor movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Richard Pryor films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Richard Pryor role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Richard Pryor performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Stir Crazy and The Mack.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Richard Pryor movies?" and "What are the greatest Richard Pryor roles of all time?" If you are a fan of stand-up comedians in film, you might also enjoy our list of best Chris Rock movies and best Eddie Murphy movies.

If you're a fan of Richard Pryor, then check out our lists of the best Gene Wilder and John Cleese movies as well.

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    Stir Crazy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson

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    See No Evil, Hear No Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Kevin Spacey, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder

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    Silver Streak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Ned Beatty

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    Which Way Is Up? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Margaret Avery, Paul Mooney

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    Brewster's Millions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, John Candy, Rick Moranis

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    Harlem Nights is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

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    Bustin' Loose is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, George Coe

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    Car Wash is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Danny DeVito, Richard Pryor, George Carlin

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    The Mack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Juanita Moore, Roger E. Mosley

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    The Toy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Wilfrid Hyde-White

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    Moving is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Stacey Dash, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Cal... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen, Michael Ironside

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    Blue Collar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Ed Begley

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    Greased Lightning is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Pam Grier, Beau Bridges

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    Uptown Saturday Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Sidney Poitier

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    Lady Sings the Blues is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams

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    The Wiz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Richard Pryor

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    The Bingo Long Traveling All-S... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams

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    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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    Critical Condition is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Wesley Snipes, Bob Saget

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    Another You is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Vanessa L. Williams

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    Some Kind of Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ronny Cox

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    Superman III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder

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    Wholly Moses! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Dudley Moore, John Ritter

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    California Suite is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby, Michael Caine

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    You've Got to Walk It Like You... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies
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    Mad Dog Time is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum

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    Hit! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Noble Willingham

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    Wild in the Streets is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Shelley Winters, Hal Holbrook

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    Carter’s Army is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Rosey Grier

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    The Busy Body is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Sid Caesar, Anne Baxter

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    Some Call It Loving is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Zalman King, Carol White

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    Lost Highway is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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    Adiós Amigo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Fred Williamson, Mike Henry

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    Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies
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    In God We Tru$t is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Andy Kaufman, Marty Feldman

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    The Three Muscatels is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Richard Pryor Movies

    Richard Pryor, Reynaldo Rey, Joe Torry

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