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  • Bustin' Loose (1981)
  • R
    94 min | Comedy, Drama
Bustin' Loose (1981)
R
94 min | Comedy, Drama

Failed parolee Joe Braxton has one last shot at redemption: by driving school kids to Philadelphia.
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Director
Oz Scott (directed by)
Writers
Lonne Elder III (adaptation by) | Richard Pryor (story by) | Roger L. Simon (screenplay by)
Producers
Michael S. Glick (produced by) | Richard Pryor (produced by)
Composer
Mark Davis (musical score composed by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Anita Dann (casting by)
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Release date
May 22, 1981 (United States)
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Cast

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43 cast members
Name Known for
Richard Pryor
Joe Braxton Joe Braxton   See fewer
Cicely Tyson
Vivian Perry Vivian Perry   See fewer
Angel Ramirez Jr.
Julio (as Ángel Ramírez) Julio (as Ángel Ramírez)   See fewer
Jimmy Hughes
Harold Harold   See fewer
Edwin DeLeon
Ernesto Ernesto   See fewer
Edwin Kinter
Anthony Anthony   See fewer
Janet Wong
Annie Annie   See fewer
Kia Cooper
Samantha Samantha   See fewer
George Coe
Doctor Wilson T. Renfrew Doctor Wilson T. Renfrew   See fewer
Bill Quinn
Judge Antonio Runzuli Judge Antonio Runzuli   See fewer
Roy Jenson
Klan Leader Klan Leader   See fewer
Fred Carney
Alfred Schuyler Alfred Schuyler   See fewer
Peggy McCay
Gladys Schuyler Gladys Schuyler   See fewer
Luke Andreas
Loader Loader   See fewer
Earl Billings
Man at Parole Office Man at Parole Office   See fewer
Mathew Clark
Dwayne Dwayne   See fewer
Nick Dimitri
Frank Munjak Frank Munjak   See fewer
Paul Gardner
Anchorman Anchorman   See fewer
Gary Goetzman
Store Manager Store Manager   See fewer
Joe Jacobs
Watchman Watchman   See fewer
Paul Mooney
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
Lee Noblitt
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Inez Pedroza
Self (as Ines Pedroza) Self (as Ines Pedroza)   See fewer
Morgan Roberts
Uncle Humphrey Uncle Humphrey   See fewer
Vern Taylor
Highway Patrolman #1 Highway Patrolman #1   See fewer
Rick Sawaya
Highway Patrolman #2 Highway Patrolman #2   See fewer
Shila Turna
Girl in Card Game Girl in Card Game   See fewer
Gloria Jewel Waggener
Aunt Beedee Aunt Beedee   See fewer
Jonelle White
Sales Clerk Sales Clerk   See fewer
Jewell Williams
Miss Thomas Miss Thomas   See fewer
Sunny Woods
Linette Peasley Linette Peasley   See fewer
Vincent Price
Alcoholic Mechanic (scenes deleted) Alcoholic Mechanic (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Jack Berle
Attorney (uncredited) Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Clardy
Lecture Guest (uncredited) Lecture Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Brent Dunsford
Lecture Guest (uncredited) Lecture Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Laura Gile
Lecture Guest (uncredited) Lecture Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Craig Richards
Courtroom Bailiff (uncredited) Courtroom Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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