Bustin' Loose

Bustin' Loose

"He's mad, he's bad, and he's Bustin' Loose!"
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.1  (2,820)
  • 55

Bustin Loose is a motion picture released on May 22, 1981 by Universal Pictures, starring Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, and George Coe. Pryor, plays as an inmate who disobey his parole after a failure attempt to steal from a store in Philadelphia. He was given a second chance at parole from his parole-officer Robert Christian, but having to do something for him in return. Robert is involved with an instructor Cicely Tyson, whose academy was shut down by the city because of funds cut. Majority of the youth was relocated with eight special needs that have not been yet. So Cicely decides to take them to her aunt's ranch in Washington. Robert then decides to have Pryor go ahead and drive the bus to Washington. Robert, manage to catch up with them at a hotel in Montana, after finding out Cicely lied to him and falsified the youth records. Robert then tries to command they all go back to Philadelphia. As Robert, continues he gets arrested because his ID was swap with Pryor. Pryor, learns that Cicely, is about to fail to keep the ranch because she can't secure a $15,000 credit. He then sees a flyer for a "trapezoid scheme" and goes in to be taught. Then eventually works his way into ripping them off and gets Cicely her $15K. When leaving with her, two guys from the group chase them with guns. After avoiding them and burning the money, they go back to the ranch, when they have an argument about the money, when Pryor has a major announcement. The children told the CEO of the bank who is also the mayor of the township a bunch of lies about what good things Pryor and Cicely did, it then convinced the CEO to give the loan.

Bustin' Loose
Bustin' Loose
Bustin' Loose

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Bustin Loose is a motion picture released on May 22, 1981 by Universal Pictures, starring Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, and George Coe. Pryor, plays as an inmate who disobey his parole after a failure attempt to steal from a store in Philadelphia. He was given a second chance at parole from his parole-officer Robert Christian, but having to do something for him in return.

Robert is involved with an instructor Cicely Tyson, whose academy was shut down by the city because of funds cut. Majority of the youth was relocated with eight special needs that have not been yet. So Cicely decides to take them to her aunt's ranch in Washington. Robert then decides to have Pryor go ahead and drive the bus to Washington. Robert, manage to catch up with them at a hotel in Montana, after finding out Cicely lied to him and falsified the youth records. Robert then tries to command they all go back to Philadelphia. As Robert, continues he gets arrested because his ID was swap with Pryor.

Pryor, learns that Cicely, is about to fail to keep the ranch because she can't secure a $15,000 credit. He then sees a flyer for a "trapezoid scheme" and goes in to be taught. Then eventually works his way into ripping them off and gets Cicely her $15K. When leaving with her, two guys from the group chase them with guns. After avoiding them and burning the money, they go back to the ranch, when they have an argument about the money, when Pryor has a major announcement. The children told the CEO of the bank who is also the mayor of the township a bunch of lies about what good things Pryor and Cicely did, it then convinced the CEO to give the loan.

Bustin' Loose is a 1981 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 55.

Bustin' Loose is available to watch free on Tubi TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Bustin' Loose for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (2,820)
  • Metascore
    55