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Bustin' Loose (1981) Movie Information

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Richard Pryor
Cicely Tyson
Ángel Ramírez
Jimmy Hughes
Edwin DeLeon
Edwin Kinter





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A convict is hired to drive a group of troubled children and their teacher cross-country to a farm, and learns there is more to life than looking out for himself.

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I was laughing my ass off.This movie is great

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Not very comical, but has a touching story

"Joe" (the late Richard Pryor) is a foulmouth con man/thief who has been in trouble with the law in the past for most of his life. When he gets arrested again, he is brought in front of a judge (Bill Quinn) and is assigned community service.

He is assigned as a bus driver for special needs students and their teacher (Cicely Tyson), who is taking the students, who the community has shunned, from Philadelphia to a farm in Washington state.

At first, "Joe" is not happy with his situation and does not like what he has been forced into. However, he slowly learns that there is more to life then himself.

The first thing you'd expect from a Richard Pryor movie is jokes laced with four-letter words. There is that, but they basically stop about half-way through the movie. Pryor keeps th...

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