In their second of four on-screen teamings, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor are two slackers who get bum-rapped and shipped directly to the Arizona State Penitentiary (where parts of this big-house comedy were actually filmed). Sidney Poitier helmed this surprise smash hit, which set a new record at the time as the biggest moneymaker by an African-American director. Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams co-star.
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- Sidney Poitier
- 1981 Razzie® Awards
- Worst Supporting Actress nominee: Georg Stanford Brown
- Top 100 Laughs nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Thai, Portuguese, Korean, Spanish (Neutral), Chinese SimplifiedClosed captioned
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English: Dolby Digital Mono
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it