Richard Pryor movie quotes

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December 1, 1940
December 10, 2005
North American
actor, writer, comedian
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Richard Pryor movie quotes, phrases and lines
87 in english
Richard Pryor quotes
  • “- Sugar Ray: I want somebody on him. Vera, do you have a girl?
    - Vera: I've got a girl who's pussy is so good, if you threw it up in the air it would turn into sunshine.”

    Richard Pryor - Sugar Ray
    Della Reese - Vera
    [Tag:charm, girl, strategy]
  • What are they gonna put on your tombstone? "Here lies a man, 27 years old. He died, but he ain't no punk." Hey man, that's bullshit. Ok? You know when you die? When you're 89... got your children and your grandchildren around the bed... that's cool. It ain't cool to die at 27.
    Richard Pryor - Sugar Ray
    [Tag:death, old age, youth]
  • “When I take over your muthafucking job, know what I'm gonna do baby? Gonna get on my private jet and wing up to Palm Springs. Hang out with Eddie Knuckles, and hit a few golfballs with President Ford and Nixon and them muthafuckers.”
    Richard Pryor - Zeke
    [Tag:luxury, planning]
  • “This is '65 African Ganja - from the motherland! Do you understand? It's been soaked in the earth, back home! This is mean! One joint of this put Southern California to sleep back in '65. Did you know there was a revolution in '65? We went to sleep and missed it! Because, of this! This is green! This is bad!”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “What if we made love real hard for 35 minutes then drop off into a deep, coma-like sleep?”
    Richard Pryor - Sugar Ray
  • “I had to stop drinkin, cuz I got tired of waking in my car driving ninety.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “- Sugar Ray: I'm gonna take this little boy home to his mother.
    - Young Quick: My mama's dead.
    - Sugar Ray: Well, your daddy?
    - Young Quick: My father's dead, too.
    - Sugar Ray: Did you kill them?
    - Young Quick: No, they’re just dead.”

    Richard Pryor - Sugar Ray
    Desi Arnez Hines II - Young Quick
  • “Maybe we should've robbed a liquor store like everybody else.”
    Richard Pryor - Zeke
    [Tag:regret, theft]
  • “- Sugar Ray: Vera, you know we tally up at 4 o'clock. What is your problem?
    - Vera: Kiss my ass, Sugar. I've got to watch my girls until the last trick is gone. And I'm not about to ask no customer to roll over so I can punch some goddamn clock. Now, this is your place, but I am in charge of the girls... and you can just kiss my ass.”

    Richard Pryor - Sugar Ray
    Della Reese - Vera
    [Tag:order, rules]
  • - Clarence Hill: You know I can't go to the Green Room with every little thing. I'be got to wait for something big, or a bunch of little things. Now we can't let our power be dissipated by the, by the plant...
    - Zeke Brown: Plant my ass, man! That's all you talk about, "the plant"! Everybody know what "the plant" is. "The plant" just short for... (continue)
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    Lane Smith - Clarence Hill
    Richard Pryor - Zeke
    [Tag:racism, slavery]
  • “I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, 'I wanna grow up and be a critic'.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “If black people did movies, my premise is that movies would be much shorter, because they wouldn't waste time with a lot of excess shit.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “Oh, boy. Well, some of my patients prefer walking, some prefer bicycling. But for best results, to guarantee satisfaction, most of them like fucking. You know, poonta-poonta-poonta. I like it myself, you know. One in the morning, and late at night.”

    Richard Pryor - Wally
    [Tag:medicine, sex]
  • “- Arlo Pear: Maybe we'll send you a plane ticket and you can visit us at Christmas.
    - Frank Crawford: Good but I won't.”

    Richard Pryor - Arlo Pear
    Randy Quaid - Frank Crawford
  • “- George: Be kind to your web-footed friends, for a duck maybe somebody's mother...
    - Eddie Dash: Would you knock it off with the web-footed friends shit?”

    Gene Wilder - George
    Richard Pryor - Eddie Dash
    [Tag:animals, friends]
  • “I hearprison isn't so bad if you like it up the butt.”
    Richard Pryor - Wally
  • - Skip Donahue: This filthy, roach-ridden reality is inspiring... what did that second policeman say to you when he grabbed you by the throat?
    - Harry Monroe: "Man, I don't fucking believe you!".
    - Skip Donahue: "Man, I don't fucking believe you!". Fabulous!

    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “- Big Mean: What's the charge?
    - Harry Monroe: Innocent.
    - Big Mean: Ain't we all?”

    Cedrick Hardman - Big Mean
    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “Honey, our daughter's getting married, you wanna come?”

    Richard Pryor - Arlo Pear
  • “- Jack Brown: What if I tell your father?
    - Eric Bates: He won't care.
    - Jack Brown: Your father doesn't care that his son is a quitter?
    - Eric Bates: He doesn't care what I am, so long as I stay out of his way.”

    Richard Pryor - Jack Brown
    Scott Schwartz - Eric Bates
    [Tag:caring, father]
  • “- Dave: You swear an awful lot.
    - Wally: You're fucking-A right!”

    Gene Wilder - Dave
    Richard Pryor - Wally
  • “- Harry Monroe: Tell me about the job opportunity.
    - Skip Donahue: It's in banking.
    - Harry Monroe: I don't know a darn thing about banking.
    - Skip Donahue: We don't have to know anything about banking. I've sold the manager on a new promotion idea.”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
    [Tag:job, opportunity]
  • “- Eric Bates: Come see my train!
    - Jack Brown: You're not listening to me, Eric, you don't order your friends around, you ask them.
    - Eric Bates: You wanna come see my train, friend?
    - Jack Brown: No.”

    Scott Schwartz - Eric Bates
    Richard Pryor - Jack Brown
  • “- Adele: Why do you feel you have to pass for someone with 20/20 vision when you're blind as a bat?
    - Wally: I don't feel. I have to pass.
    - Adele: Yes, you do. It's a sickness in your brain, just like if you were trying to pass for white.
    - Wally: You mean I'm not white?”

    Kirsten Childs - Adele
    Richard Pryor - Wally
  • “- Nurse Maggie Lesser: Dr. Slattery.
    - Dr. Eddie Slattery: Yes. I'm going to the bathroom. I'm going to pee. I don't need a second opinion for that too. I know how to hold it and everything. Do I need a second opinion for that?
    - Dr. Foster: No.”

    Sylvia Miles - Nurse Maggie Lesser
    Richard Pryor - Dr. Eddie Slattery