Critical Condition

5.41 h 37 min1987R
Playing a criminal who fakes insanity to avoid prison, Pryor ends up in the hospital psychiatric ward.
Michael Apted
Richard PryorJoe MantegnaRachel Ticotin
English [CC]
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Ruben BladesBob DishySylvia MilesJoe DallesandroRandall Tex CobbBob SagetGarrett Morris
Robert LarsonRobert CortTed Field
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R (Restricted)
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4.4 out of 5 stars

218 global ratings

  1. 71% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 15% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 7% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 2% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 6% of reviews have 1 stars
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James E. AddisonReviewed in the United States on July 3, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Not Richard's best. Too many situation type movies for him.
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1 star: couldn't watch more than 15 minutes. Unwatchable, or language not as described.
2 star: jumped my way to the end for the ending. Unwatchable, but interested in how this turd ended.
2.5 star: I fell asleep, or closed my eyes for most of it.
3 star: watched it all, but not happy about it. Nothing better to do.
4 star: I watched it, liked it well enough. Would never watch it again.
5 star: Great moving picture show! I'll watch it again, and maybe again in a few years.
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on August 25, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Pryor still the King of Comedy!
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I liked this movie, very funny, Richard Pryor is fantastic! As always, he is the king of comedy. He is just a natural on screen! This is definitely a feel-good film, something light and good for laughs!
5 people found this helpful
tarah v.Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Pryer freaken cool and awsome and Rocks Coool.
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I am a huge richard pryer fan he is the best .
3 people found this helpful
Marcus InfinityReviewed in the United States on October 21, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Pryor knowledge
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A little gem of a Richard Pryor film very good and the asylum setting is interesting and the characters grift
KwanReviewed in the United States on December 5, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
I wasn't happy, I really wanted this movie.
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The correct DVD wasn't in the case. I couldn't enjoy a movie that wasn't there. Sent the package back to sender.
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quietguy.Reviewed in the United States on June 18, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Standard Pryor fare. . .
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Funny, entertaining slapstick.
Sandra J LindReviewed in the United States on July 5, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Not what I expected.
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nope, nope nope.
REIS KNIGHTReviewed in the United States on December 7, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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Love it worth the money.
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