• Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

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Release Date: January 1st, 1987

R|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Recorded in front of a live audience in New York City, this film features actor/comedian Eddie Murphy performing a scathing comedy routine. Eddie's uncle (Samuel L. Jackson) and other family members are lampooned in sketch segments, while Murphy largely sticks to stand-up, riffing on fellow black comedians, marriage and various racial and ethnic stereotypes, among many other topics. The concert is particularly renowned for Murphy's liberal and unrepentant use of expletives.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Samuel L. Jackson, Deon Richmond

Director: Robert Townsend

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Eddie Murphy Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures