Bustin' Loose

This is the old-fashioned, almost Disney-like story of jailbird mechanic Joe Braxton (Richard Pryor), who reluctantly comes to the aid of Vivian Perry (Cicely Tyson), fixes her old bus, and drives Vivian and her eight children to Seattle, where they plan to settle on a farm. The wayward bus makes several unexpected detours, breaks down regularly, etc. Pryor--whose...read more

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Bustin' Loose - Official Trailer
01:24 — Richard Pryor stars in this wild, wacky and warmhearted road movie with a difference, which later inspired a TV series. When budget cuts close a child (more…)

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This is the old-fashioned, almost Disney-like story of jailbird mechanic Joe Braxton (Richard Pryor), who reluctantly comes to the aid of Vivian Perry (Cicely Tyson), fixes her old bus, and drives Vivian and her eight children to Seattle, where they plan t… (more)

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