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  • Summary: Skip and Harry are mistakenly convicted of bank robbery and end up in prison. They have difficulty adjusting to prison life until the warden finds that Skip has a natural talent for riding broncos as the inter-prison rodeo approaches.
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  1. Reviewed by: Gary Arnold
    Jun 9, 2014
    70
    An inspired comedy title, Stir Crazy blends several inventive, high-spirited performing talents into a tangy, cheerful entertainment. [12 Dec 1980, p.E1]
  2. Reviewed by: Staff [Not Credited]
    Jun 4, 2014
    60
    Director Sidney Poitier’s chief role seems to be providing enough space for Pryor and Wilder to do their schtick without going too far afield from the scant storyline
  3. Reviewed by: Vincent Canby
    Jun 4, 2014
    50
    Stir Crazy is an energetic but spiritless shambles.
  4. 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]
  5. Reviewed by: Roger Ebert
    Jun 4, 2014
    50
    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 launch itself as a hit. And then it all goes flat and we come out disappointed.
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  1. Mar 24, 2015
    10
    Stir Crazy is made up of comedy legends. The whole movie is was written by comedic geniuses. I miss this era of movies, it's absolutely a mustStir Crazy is made up of comedy legends. The whole movie is was written by comedic geniuses. I miss this era of movies, it's absolutely a must see. MUST. Expand

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