Bustin' Loose
Bustin' Loose (1981)

It's The African Queen meets Richard Pryor in this schmaltzy and salty attempt by Pryor to appeal to the family crowd. Pryor plays Joe Braxton, an inept burglar whose parole officer Donald (Robert Christian) wants to help out. Knowing… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 22, 1981
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Arnold
Washington Post

An inconsistent but good-natured ramble, "Bustin' Loose" looks like a secure investment for Richard Pryor fans.

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Steve Crum

Richard Pryor in his prime but the movie is mediocre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Although the story is predictable and familiar, Pryor's comedy is what is showcased in this movie, and he's really funny. if you're a fan you… More