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Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

R
97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life.
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John A. Alonzo (as John Alonzo)
Casting Director
Production Designer
John DeCuir Jr. (as John De Cuir)
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$14,000,000
Opening weekend
$4,879,107
Gross (US & Canada)
$18,034,150
Gross (World)
$18,034,150
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Release date
May 2, 1986 (United States)

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74 cast members
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Richard Pryor
Jo Jo Dancer / Alter Ego Jo Jo Dancer / Alter Ego   See fewer
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Debbie Allen
Michelle Michelle   See fewer
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Art Evans
Arturo Arturo   See fewer
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Fay Hauser
Grace Grace   See fewer
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Carmen McRae
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Paula Kelly
Satin Doll Satin Doll   See fewer
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Billy Eckstine
Johnny Barnett Johnny Barnett   See fewer
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Tanya Boyd
Alicia Alicia   See fewer
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E'Lon Cox
Little Jo Jo Little Jo Jo   See fewer
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Michael Ironside
Detective Lawrence Detective Lawrence   See fewer
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Mike Genovese
Gino (as Michael Genovese) Gino (as Michael Genovese)   See fewer
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Emma Ray Emma Ray   See fewer
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Dennis Farina
Freddy Freddy   See fewer
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Frederick Coffin
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Richard Grossman
Dr. Carlyle (as Dr. Richard Grossman) Dr. Carlyle (as Dr. Richard Grossman)   See fewer
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Ken Foree
Big Jake Big Jake   See fewer
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Gloria Charles
Lady at Grandmother's House Lady at Grandmother's House   See fewer
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Mary Bond Davis
Lady at Grandmother's House Lady at Grandmother's House   See fewer
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Cheri Wells
Lady at Grandmother's House Lady at Grandmother's House   See fewer
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Valerie McIntosh
Lady at Grandmother's House Lady at Grandmother's House   See fewer
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Bebe Drake
Angry Prostitute (as Bebe Drake-Massey) Angry Prostitute (as Bebe Drake-Massey)   See fewer
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Charlie Dell
John #1 John #1   See fewer
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Teri Hafford
Olivia Olivia   See fewer
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Edy Roberts
Madelyn Madelyn   See fewer
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Michael Prince
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Rod Gist
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Elizabeth Robinson
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Lou B. Washington
Backstage Manager (as Ludie C. Washington) Backstage Manager (as Ludie C. Washington)   See fewer
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Larry Murphy
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Charles Knapp
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Martin Azarow
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Dean Wein
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Joanna Lipari
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Alicia Shonte Harvey
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Robin Torell
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Laura Rae
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Ericka Marr
Showgirl (as Erika Marr) Showgirl (as Erika Marr)   See fewer
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Angella Mitchell
Showgirl Showgirl   See fewer
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Laura Sorrenson
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Geraldine Mason
Showgirl Showgirl   See fewer
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Michael Anthony Williams
Raymond (as Michael Williams) Raymond (as Michael Williams)   See fewer
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Deon Pearson
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Dorothy McLennan
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
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Erastus Spencer
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Howard L.W. Fortune
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Dewayne Taylor
Boy on Bus Boy on Bus   See fewer
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House Band at Spencer's House Band at Spencer's   See fewer
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Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Drug Dealer (uncredited) Drug Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Cross
Heckler (uncredited) Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Girl at Jo Jo's Party (uncredited) Girl at Jo Jo's Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 1,404 votes