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Movies Written By Richard Pryor

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This is a list of films written by Richard Pryor, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Richard Pryor is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Richard Pryor screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Richard Pryor films are not included on this list. Richard Pryor has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Richard Pryor films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

Examples include Blazing Saddles and Bustin' Loose.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Richard Pryor write?" and "How many movies did Richard Pryor write?"

This list includes almost all of Richard Pryor's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Richard Pryor wrote in order to find out more about each individual Richard Pryor film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Richard Pryor films. {#nodes}
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  • Blazing Saddles

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman...  more

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  • Bustin' Loose

    Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson

    Released1981

    Directed byOz Scott, Michael Schultz

    Bustin' Loose is a film released by Universal Pictures in 1981 starring Richard Pryor as an ex-con who gets a second chance after violating his probation. School teacher Vivian Perry hires him to...  more
  • Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling

    Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen

    Released1986

    Directed byRichard Pryor

    Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling is a 1986 semi-autobiographical film starring Richard Pryor. This was the first and only feature film he directed....  more

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  • Richard Pryor: Here and Now is the final official album of stand up by Richard Pryor. Recorded at Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana, it too was released with a film counterpart....  more
  • Richard Pryor: Here and Now

  • Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin' is the first stand-up act of Richard Pryor to be filmed out of the four that were released in total. This film was filmed in 1971 but not released until 1985, on VHS....  more
  • Richard Pryor: Live in Concert is a stand-up comedy concert film starring Richard Pryor. Shot at Long Beach, California in December 1978, it was produced and distributed independently and is the...  more
  • Released1982

    Directed byJoe Layton

    Live on the Sunset Strip is a comedy album by Richard Pryor. Recorded in 1982, the film was the most financially lucrative of the comedian's concert films. The material includes Pryor's frank...  more