Which Way is Up?
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The Richard Pryor 4 Movie Collection features the following films-Which Way Is Up, Brewster's Millions, Car Wash, and Bustin' Loose. This is a good collection of Pryor's funnier films. The bad thing about this collection is the bare bones treatment. There is no booklet, there are no new bonus features (as a matter of fact there are no bonus features at all), and there aren't even four discs. The movies are packaged on dual sided discs with two movies on each side of one disc. Each film is presented in anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
As for the movies, you may have seen them before on DVD. Which Way Is Up? was released on DVD in the past but has been out of print for awhile. This was one of Pryor's funniest vehicles. In this film he plays three different characters. Many critics have said that Eddie Murphy was inspired by this film because in later films Coming To America, and The Nutty Professor he juggled multiple roles. In this film Pryor stars as three different characters. Pryor stars as Leroy the orange picker, Leroy's father, and he stars as the minister who sexed up Leroy's wife while he was away working. Leroy himself also falls in love with another woman and finds himself juggling relationships.
Car Wash is a classic film with a host of guest stars.Read more ›
Richard Pryor is a standout in this movie and not to be missed should be the moral of the story: never sell out or you'll lose everything. Beautiful and black Lonette McKee is outstanding as Pryor's "lady on the side," and the settings are incredibly realistic, from a field of fruitpickers to the understated home, to the manufacturing plant itself. The film is a work of art and a classic. Invite your friends over, open up the Courvoissier and check out "Which Way Is Up?"
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I saw this movie when it first came out at the movies in the 70s and I'm still enjoying it now. Love It! Very funny. One of Richard Pryor's greatest.Published 12 days ago by Reba
received my DVD quickly and got to enjoy watching it with my family perfect condition great laughs.Published 1 month ago by Johanna Hurtado
Classic Richard Pryor...in one of his most underated films!!!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I have seen this movie many times and each time I watch I crack up laughing. You'll see that many male comedians have used Richard Pryor's mannerisms in delivering and mastering... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Phoebe
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