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. (8 items)
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 Steinberg, and Al Uger, and was based on Bergman's story and draft. The movie was nominated for three Academy Awards, and is ranked No. 6 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Laughs list. Brooks appears in two supporting roles, Governor William J. Le Petomane and a Yiddish-speaking Indian chief; he also dubs lines for one of Lili von Shtupp's backing troupe. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft, Madeline Kahn, Alex Karras, + more
Directed by: Mel Brookssee more on Blazing Saddles
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 repair and drive a bus for a group of special needs children from Philadelphia to a farm in Washington state. Pryor also produced the film. Roberta Flack wrote and performed music for the movie. Paul Mooney has a small role. It was during shooting for the film in the summer of 1980 that Pryor's infamous freebasing incident occurred. Although regarded as light-hearted fare compared to Pryor's other work, the film still earned an R rating. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, George Coe, Craig Richards
Directed by: Oz Scott, Michael Schultzsee more on Bustin' Loose
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 on Wikipedia
Actors: Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen, Michael Ironside, Carmen McRae, Art Evans, + more
Directed by: Richard Pryorsee more on Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
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 on Wikipedia
Directed by: Richard Pryorsee more on Richard Pryor: Here and Now