Watch The Landlord
- 1 hr 53 min
The Landlord is a 1970 comedy film featuring Richard Pryor as James Wilson. The film takes place in New York City during a time of rioting and violence. The titular landlord character is attempting to preserve the businesses in his building from violence, through a variety of comic means. In the first scene, rioters are attempting to steal the typewriters from a typewriter shop. Pryor's character gets the bright idea to paint an already destroyed shop scene on a large roll of butcher paper. The film features comedic violence and coarse language. It is rated PG-13.