Car Wash [WS] [DVD] [1976]

Starring Richard Pryor and George Carlin, the 1976 comedy Car Wash gets a widescreen DVD release from Universal. The original mono soundtrack is presented in English. A French-dubbed soundtrack is also available. Optional subtitles come in English, Spanish, and French. Closed captions are accessible. The only special feature is the original theatrical trailer. This disc is a slight improvement on the full-frame Good Times release in 2001, which still delivers the nostalgic soundtrack and dated '70s fashions that helped make it a cult favorite.
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Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.85 out of 5 stars.
4.8
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 6)

Special Features

  • Original theatrical trailer

Synopsis

Car Wash
Michael Schultz directed this kinetic, hyperventilating comedy (scripted by Joel Schumacher) concerning the crazed events that go on within a single 10-hour period at a Los Angeles car wash. The cast of colorful car-wash employees includes Lonnie (Ivan Dixon), an ex-con; Duane (Bill Duke), a militant black activist; and Lindy (Antonio Fargas), an obnoxious homosexual. Sully Boyar plays Mr. B, the frazzled car-wash owner who has to deal with his screwball employees along with his over-educated slip of a son, Irwin (Richard Brestoff), who quotes Mao and wants to radicalize the workers. Also along for the wash and wax are Miss Beverly Hills (Lauren Jones), with a wild assortment of wigs; Marsha (Melanie Mayron), the distracted car wash secretary; a mad bomber (Prof. Irwin Corey), who is terrorizing the neighborhood; and Daddy Rich (Richard Pryor), the founder of the Church of Divine Economic Spirituality, who sports a gold limousine. Danny de Vito, Brooke Adams and others were originally in the cast but their scenes were ultimately deleted. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Franklyn Ajaye
    Franklyn Ajaye - T.C.
  • Sully Boyar
    Sully Boyar - Mr. b.
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    Richard Brestoff - Irwin
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin - Taxi Driver
  • Irwin Corey
    Irwin Corey - Mad bomber

Overall Customer Rating

4.8 out of 54.8
6 Reviews
100%of customers recommend this product.

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