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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
With a jailbreak offering them their only way out, a despondent duo rack their brains to figure out a foolproof plan. Fortuitously, one of them discovers an unexpected talent as a rodeo rider, and an escape plan begins to take shape at the annual prisoners' rodeo.

Cast: Gene Wilder , Richard Pryor , Georg Stanford Brown , JoBeth Williams , Miguelangelo Suarez , Craig T. Nelson , Barry Corbin , Erland van Lidth de Jeude

Director: Sidney Poitier

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Stir Crazy (1980)

Release Date: December 12th, 1980|1 hr. 51 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • It's strange about Stir Crazy. We go in with big expectations, and we laugh so much at the beginning that we're ready for the movie to launch itself as a hit. And then it all goes flat and we come out disappointed. show more

  • Just as the promising parody of prison films begins to catch fire, Friedman and Poitier douse it with a bucketful of realism. [13 Dec 1980] show more

  • 60

    Director Sidney Poitier’s chief role seems to be providing enough space for Pryor and Wilder to do their schtick without going too far afield from the scant storyline show more

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  • July 26, 2012 Dee Jay J.J.
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    \"Simply halarious!!\" j.j. east orange, nj usa

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