Comic superstars Richard Pryor and George Carlin join musical guests like the Pointer Sisters in the incredible ensemble cast of this urban comedy about a day in the life at L.A.'s Dee-Luxe Car Wash. There, a drag queen, a revolutionary, an ex-con, an Afro-wannabe, a suspected bomber (Irwin Corey) and a cabbie (Carlin) chasing a fare-beater all come together in soul and song-filled fun. Pryor, who worked with the director Michael Schultz again on Greased Lightning and Which Way Is Up? the following year, plays Daddy Rich, a flamboyant Reverend who preaches the goodness of the dollar. Car Wash features Ivan Dixon ("Hogan's Heroes"), blaxploitation star Antonio Fargas (Shaft, Foxy Brown), Garrett Morris of "Saturday Night Live" and the hit title song by Rose Royce.

Director:

Michael Schultz

Cast:

Richard Pryor, George Carlin, The Pointer Sisters, Ivan Dixon, Antonio Fargas, Garrett Morris, Franklin Ajaye, Sully Boyar, Richard Brestoff, Irwin Corey, Bill Duke, Michael Fennell, Arthur French, Lorraine Gary, Darrow Igus, Leonard Jackson, DeWayne Jessie, Lauren Jones, Jack Kehoe, Henry Kingi, Melanie Mayron

MPAA Rating:

PG

Run Time:

1hr 37mins

Release Year:

1976

Country Of Origin:

USA