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Richard Pryor

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $795,125,802 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,647)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Sugar Ray (Harlem Nights), Harry Monroe (Stir Crazy), Wallace "Wally" Karue (See No Evil, Hear No Evil), Gus Gorman (Superman III), Balloon Vendor (The Muppet Movie)
Most productive collaborators: Bill Cosby, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo1$76,657,000$0$76,657,000
Lead Ensemble Member1$42,913,571$0$42,913,571
(Unclassified)22$635,555,231$40,000,000$675,555,231

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

August 11th, 2013

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/21/1997 Lost Highway Arnie  $3,796,699 $0 $3,796,699
11/8/1996 Mad Dog Time Jimmie the grave Digger  $80,026 $0 $80,026
7/26/1991 Another You Eddie Dash  $2,697,777 $0 $2,697,777
11/17/1989 Harlem Nights Sugar Ray  $60,857,262 $35,000,000 $95,857,262
5/12/1989 See No Evil, Hear No Evil Wallace "Wally" Karue  $46,900,000 $0 $46,900,000
3/4/1988 Moving Arlo Pear  $10,815,378 $0 $10,815,378
1/16/1987 Critical Condition Eddie/Kevin  $20,240,502 $0 $20,240,502
5/2/1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling Jo Jo Dancer/Alter Ego  $18,034,150 $0 $18,034,150
5/22/1985 Brewster's Millions Montgomery Brewster  $40,800,000 $5,000,000 $45,800,000
10/28/1983 Richard Pryor Here and Now Himself  $16,156,776 $0 $16,156,776
6/17/1983 Superman III Gus Gorman  $59,950,623 $0 $59,950,623
12/10/1982 The Toy Jack Brown  $47,118,057 $0 $47,118,057
4/2/1982 Some Kind of Hero Corporal Eddie Keller  $20,400,486 $0 $20,400,486
3/12/1982 Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip Himself  $34,970,309 $0 $34,970,309
5/22/1981 Bustin' Loose Joe Braxton  $31,261,000 $0 $31,261,000
12/12/1980 Stir Crazy Harry Monroe  $101,300,000 $0 $101,300,000
9/26/1980 In God We Tru$t G.O.D.  $5,215,015 $0 $5,215,015
6/13/1980 Wholly Moses! Pharaoh  $14,155,617 $0 $14,155,617
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie Balloon Vendor  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
12/15/1978 California Suite Dr. Chauncey Gump  $42,913,571 $0 $42,913,571
10/24/1978 The Wiz The Wiz  $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
1/1/1977 Which Way Is Up? Leroy Jones/Rufus Jones/Reverend Lenox Thomas  $17,000,000 $0 $17,000,000
12/3/1976 Silver Streak Grover Muldoon  $51,079,064 $0 $51,079,064
10/20/1972 Lady Sings the Blues Piano Man  $19,726,490 $0 $19,726,490
Movies: 24Totals:$755,125,802$40,000,000$795,125,802
  Averages:$31,463,575$1,666,667$33,130,242