The band members have groupies drugs and even a guitarist that end up dying from a rock star's life. After a break in the band, a few band members try to wake-up a twenty year old corpse. The disc is a 'two-sided' multi format version. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 9, 2020. Classic comedy. It will still give you a few chuckles, but no longer one of my favorites. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. As for the music it ain't bad (with the exception of 'All Over The World') and features the great 'The Flame Still Burns' co-written by Foreigner's Mick Jones. I don't think so. Bill Nighy plays the lead singer in a role that kinda pre-dates who he played in Love, Actually. When it comes to the band, every band member has a different point of view. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I remember this being one of the funniest movies I ever saw as a little kid. One of the best rock movies ever made! Anyone who thinks this movie is terrible needs to rewatch it and if they still think so it needs to be playing on loop when they go to their respective place of punishment after death. Probably a little of both. Great little Rock N Roll gem! Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2019. There, Harry spies the Duke of Kent (James Faulkner) stealing, but the authorities refuse to believe his accusations against the aristocrat. The cast is incredible. Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2020. Stephen Ray's performance is quiet and great, Billy Connoly is fun as always, Timothy Spall pulls another great, funny character from his bag, and Bill Nighy is well...spot on as always...imagine his character from Love Actually as a bit of a guy who did one Ozzy drug too many in the 70s and you've got it! If you haven't seen this movie, I strongly suggest that you do so. Still Crazy is my go-to movie whenever I have a visiting musician, especially one my age. The comedy is outrageous. Still Crazy is available to watch free on Pluto TV and stream, download, buy on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Select the department you want to search in. Wow, this film is now 40 years old, and maybe not the side splitter it once was, can still raise a laugh. Totally brilliant movie with a great catchy soundtrack, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 30, 2017, Totally brilliant movie with a great catchy soundtrack. The movie is a hilarious examination of old rockers trying to recapture the fleeting magic of their youth. As a teenager in the 80's and completely into "The Rock Scene," I can totally relate to this movie. Still Crazy is an Comedy, Music movie that was released in 1998 and has a run time of 1 hr 35 min. Browse the latest Disney+ from with Yidio! Still Crazy is available to watch free on Pluto TV and stream, download, buy on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Wilder and Pryor are comedy gods. In a way, it's a study in just how good Wilder and Richard Pryor work together and they are spectacular. Still Crazy is my go-to movie whenever I have a visiting musician, especially one my age. Wow, this film is now 40 years old, and maybe not the side splitter it once was, can still raise a laugh. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Reviewed in the United States on February 12, 2020. Billy Connolly is the band's wise roadie. Purchased for a loved one, she had never seen it!!!!!!!!!. The negative ones? It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Nail and Hans round up the rear with great contribution in their fellow bandmates performances with a bit of a surprise and to top it off the cast actually does the vocals! Reviewed in the United States on May 22, 2020. There's a Syd Barrett-ish story thread running throughout the film for those in the know. Still Crazy. An absolutely nutty and hilarious comedy, this sees Wilder and Pryor do a great double act as probably the two unluckiest men in America as they fight to survive in a corrupt American jail. Pryor and Wilder were not only fantastic role models for my generation, but they were great friends as well. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 2, 2018. The band members must make the decision to fulfill their dream of becoming famous around the world, or they can take this as a joke and a simple practice session. My favorite scene was where Gene Wilder's and Richard Pryor's characters where pretending that they are bad, you won't see such a funny stuff in nowadays movies. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 16, 2019. An absolutely hilarious movie from start to finish. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I think at that time comedy makers knew what they are doing, because all of the jokes worked, not like in most of the nowadays comedies. Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder star in a crazy comedy about two convicts' hilarious attempts to bustout of jail. Well worth a watch if like me, you've still got a DVD player. Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2016. Timothy Spall is the drummer and Stephen Rea is the band's keyboard player who is assigned with the task of putting the band back together for a forthcoming rock festival in the Netherlands. I'd recommend this movie as a good way to spend 90 minutes and have a few laughs along the way, which in the current climate we all need more than ever. Now, these band members must try and bring back their engaging sound without the help of their guitarist. Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor were a great comedy combination, and it shows in this film. An absolutely hilarious movie from start to finish. On their lunch break their costumes get stolen and the bank gets robbed and they both get sent to jail for the crime. This movie is definitely rewatchable. Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor were a great comedy combination, and it shows in this film. It will definitely enter in to my rewatch loop sooner rather than later. San Francisco--based detective Harry Fox (John Rubinstein) joins lawyer son Harrison (Jack Warden) and his family on a vacation to England. She was disappointed with the lack of extra's on the disc. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. So ONE disc and you flip it depending if you want WS or FS. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2015. The only reason this film doesn't get 5 stars is because I reserve that honor for movies like The Princess Bride, Boondock Saints, John Carpenter's Halloween (1978), and The Godfather II. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. A legendary rock band reunites in a desperate and hysterical attempt to recapture their glory. Great movie not quite up there with 'Spinal Tap' but Bill Nighy's character is just hilarious as the bands vocalist and he steals the show. Rather disappointed in this film as the reviews were generally good and excerpts I had seen were funny. He plays the fading rock star facing the sad realisation that he isn't 21 anymore and that himself and the band - 'Strange Fruit find it tough coming back from a heyday festival act to playing small sweaty clubs in Holland. There are some memorable hilarious moments in there particularly 'The Pizza' and 'Hairdryer' scenes amongst others which make this film work. 1999 | R | 1 hr 35 min | AUDIO: ENGLISH | SUBTITLES: Why it Crackles A rock and roll take on the "getting the gang back together for one last job" movie. Many people considers Silver Streak as the best Pryor-Wilder movie. She says the quality was good as it gets, considering its a DVD and a very old film. Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2016. Movie 3 of 1980 and 73 overall in my journey through films of my lifetime. He was not afraid to speak the truth about some sensitive subjects and make us all laugh about them. This movie is an understated rock gem. Billy Connolly is the band's wise roadie. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. No wonder they're worried about their performance.". The cast are outstanding, the music’s great & the story is totally believable... a bit corny perhaps but it works so well. Unlike so many rock movies abut fictional bands (this band's name is Strange Fruit; their music is kinda 1970s-ish Deep Purple stadium rock), the music is incredible, written by real rockers that include Mick Jones. Hilarious film, Bill Nighy is fantastic as a clapped-out rock star and Jimmy Nail, Tim Spall and Billy Connolly add great support. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 17, 2020. Strange Fruit is the best fictional rock band ever and the soundtrack is fantastic! Select the department you want to search in. Reviewed in the United States on September 2, 2018. Silver Streak is Gene Wilder's movie, Richard Pryor didn't get much of the show. Description A legendary rock band reunites in a desperate and hysterical attempt to recapture their glory. Some platforms allow you to rent Still Crazy for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device. Both of them were very funny, though (as I noticed) they were a little different from nowadays comedians, maybe that was even better. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Richard Pryor is one of my favorite comedians of ALL TIMES. It's absolutely magical how the two play off each others strengths and actually make each other better for it. I really haven’t seen anything close to as outrageously funny as this except for maybe some of Steve Martin and Bill Murray’s stuff, Stir Crazy is along those lines. Oh, I said that already...and IT IS in widescreen. Although since Covid19 I have more movies than ever to catch up on first time views and some necessary can’t wait rewatches. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Gene and Richard made a series of movies that taught us that laughter and friendship were things waaaay more important than the festering frustration that is prevalent nowadays. Billy Connolly: Journey to The Edge of The World. Watch it you win't be dissapointed, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 27, 2018, I rate it along side Spinal Tap.

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