Stir Crazy Synopsis
Two losers (Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor) go to prison after big-bird bank stunt.
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Washington Post

An inspired comedy title, Stir Crazy blends several inventive, high-spirited performing talents into a tangy, cheerful entertainment. [12...
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Director Sidney Poitier’s chief role seems to be providing enough space for Pryor and Wilder to do their schtick without going too far...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Just as the promising parody of prison films begins to catch fire, Friedman and Poitier douse it with a bucketful of realism. [13 Dec 1980]
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The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Stir Crazy is an energetic but spiritless shambles.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's strange about Stir Crazy. We go in with big expectations, and we laugh so much at the beginning that we're ready for the movie to...
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