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
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Richard Pryor quotes
  • “- Zeke: Smoke, what if the motherfuckers don't wanna pay?
    - Smokey: If they don't pay, then we're gonna cut them a new asshole.”

    Richard Pryor - Zeke
    Yaphet Kotto - Smokey
    [Tag:planning, threat]
  • “- Skip Donahue: Did you sleep any better last night?
    - Harry Monroe: No. I got a couple of winks between nightmares.”

    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “A hundred and twenty five years... Oh God, Oh God... I'll be a hundred and sixty one when I get out.”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    [Tag:fear, old age, prison]
  • “- Jack Brown: Why me? Of all the stuff in the store, why did you pick me?
    - Eric Bates: You made me laugh. I wanted a friend who made me laugh.
    - Jack Brown: So of all the toys in the store you wanted a friend. If you want a friend, you don't buy a friend, Eric, you earn a friend through love and trust and respect.”

    Richard Pryor - Jack Brown
    Scott Schwartz - Eric Bates
  • “- Harry Monroe: That ain't oregano.
    - Sissie: You put this in the veal?
    - Cook's Helper: And the soup.
    - Sissie: No!
    - Cook's Helper: And the salad.
    - Sissie: Lord have mercy! Grass!
    - Harry Monroe: My grass. Jesus! You cooked half my stash!”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    Esther Sutherland - Sissie
    Pamela Poitier - Cook's Helper
    [Tag:cooking, drugs]
  • “- Harry Monroe: Geez, what's wrong with him?
    - Young Man in Hospital: Oh that's Johnson. He's on a hunger strike so they are force-feeding him to keep him alive.
    - Harry Monroe: At least there's some humanity here.
    - Young Man in Hospital: They're going to electrocute him next week.”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    Franklyn Ajaye - Young Man in Hospital
  • “- Skip Donahue: She's not for you.
    - Harry Monroe: What do you mean, she's not for me?
    - Skip Donahue: Harry, Nancy is a fascinating girl. She may be the single hottest girl on the East Side. But when you wake up in the morning you'll find that she's not a very serious person.
    - Harry Monroe: Neither am I!”

    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “For 18 months I've been trying to get a job on your newspaper, but the only black people you hire do windows, mop floors and kiss ass. I don't like it, I've tried it.”
    Richard Pryor - Jack Brown
  • “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
  • “- Arlo Pear: What happened to my car?
    - Brad Williams: Brad probably loaned the car to the Pope. Don't let the hat fool you, Man, the Pope's a crazy fucker. He probably blessed the car, got wasted and drove it off a fucking cliff.”

    Richard Pryor - Arlo Pear
    Dana Carvey - Brad Williams
    [Tag:accident, cars]
  • “- Eve: Thank you. Mr Karew, what would you like?
    - Wally: I suppose a fuck is out of the question.
    - Eve: I'm afraid so.”

    Joan Severance - Eve
    Richard Pryor - Wally
    [Tag:sex, wishes]
  • “- Harry Monroe: Do you mind? What'd you kill your step-father for anyway?
    - Rory: Criticizing my new fur jacket... and... slapping my hand.”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    Georg Stanford Brown - Rory Schultebrand
    [Tag:father, hand, killing]
  • “- Harry Monroe: You think this is The Count Of Monte Cristo or something, man? We're in trouble. This is the real deal! We're in deep shit!
    - Skip Donahue: Harry, you and I are innocent. You know that. I know that. And somewhere outside, the two guys who really pulled that bank job know it too.
    - Harry Monroe: But, the cops don't know it!”

    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
  • “- Skip Donahue: Just picture this. You and me - and two girls. Romping through the desert. Splashing into the ocean. And the moonlight is out. And, we just catch a glimpse of their bodies when the moonlight hits their breasts. And we watch those breasts just bounce gently - to and fro.
    - Harry Monroe: And sand?
    - Skip Donahue: After the water,...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Gene Wilder - Skip Donahue
    Richard Pryor - Harry Monroe
  • “Everyone carries around his own monsters.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “- Gus Gorman: You're hurting him. That's Kryptonite!
    - Vera Webster: Yes. This time we got it right.
    - Ross Webster: You're a genius. You've invented a machine that can find anybody's weak spot. Congratulations, old buddy. You'll go down in history as the man who killed Superman!”

    Richard Pryor - Gus Gorman
    Annie Ross - Vera
    Robert Vaughn - Ross Webster
  • “- The Great Gonzo: All right, Camilla, I'll get you a balloon, but you have to pick the color: red or green?
    - Balloon Vendor: Can I give you a word of advice?
    - The Great Gonzo: What?
    - Balloon Vendor: Why not take both?”

    Dave Goelz - The Great Gonzo
    Richard Pryor - Balloon Vendor
  • “- Jack Brown: Angela! Jesus H. Christ!
    - Eric Bates: Is that her full name?”

    Richard Pryor - Jack Brown
    Scott Schwartz - Eric Bates
    [Tag:christ, name]
  • “- Dave: Who are you talking to?
    - Wally: I'm talking to you, you prick.
    - Dave: Why don't you look me in the eye and say that?
    - Wally: I would if I could but I can't, I'm blind.
    - Dave: You're blind?
    - Wally: Yes I'm blind, what are you, fucking deaf?
    - Dave: Yes, I'm fucking deaf!
    - Wally: You're really deaf?
    - Dave: I'm really deaf.
    - Wally:...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Gene Wilder - Dave
    Richard Pryor - Wally
  • “- Realtor: You may want to decorate this house differently.
    - Arlo Pear: Oh yes, we'd get bigger penises.”

    Anne Gee Byrd - Realtor
    Richard Pryor - Arlo Pear
  • “A lie is profanity... A lie is the worst thing in the world. Art is the ability to tell the truth.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “- Vivian Perry: Listen, we got an emergency. three of the kids just run off.
    - Joe Braxton: Great! Maybe the rest of them will run away.”

    Cicely Tyson - Vivian Perry
    Richard Pryor - Joe Braxton
  • “I'd like to die like my father died... My father died fucking. My father was 57 when he died. The woman was 18. My father came and went at the same time.”
    Richard Pryor
  • “- Gus Gorman: Hey, man!
    - Lorelei: That's his last name. He likes to be called Superman.”

    Richard Pryor - Gus Gorman
    Pamela Stephenson - Lorelei
  • “- Reporter: Now that your job's been eliminated, sir, what are your future plans?
    - Arlo Pear: I just sharpened my pencil!”

    Richard Pryor - Arlo Pear