Bustin' Loose

Bustin' Loose (1981)

He's mad. He's bad. And he's Bustin' Loose.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1981-05-22
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 47 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: Oz Scott, Michael Schultz.
star 5.9/10
From 47 Ratings


After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation, he is given a second chance. All he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country.

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  • Richard Pryor

    as Joe Braxton
  • Cicely Tyson

    as Vivian Perry
  • Ángel Ramírez

    as Julio
  • Jimmy Hughes

    as Harold
  • Edwin DeLeon

    as Ernesto
  • Edwin Kinter

    as Anthony
  • Tami Luchow

    as Linda
  • Janet Wong

    as Annie
  • Alphonso Alexander

    as Martin
  • Kia Cooper

    as Samantha
  • Robert Christian

    as Donald
  • George Coe

    as Doctor Wilson T. Renfrew
  • Bill Quinn

    as Judge Antonio Runzuli
  • Roy Jenson

    as Klan Leader
  • Fred Carney

    as Alfred Schuyler
  • Peggy McCay

    as Gladys Schuyler
  • Luke Andreas

    as Loader
  • Earl Billings

    as Man at Parole Office
  • Matthew Clark

    as Dwayne
  • Nick Dimitri

    as Frank Munjak
  • Les Engel

    as Wino
  • Michael A. Esler

    as Cop
  • Paul Gardner

    as Anchorman
  • Ben Gerard

    as Man
  • Gary Goetzman

    as Store Manager
  • Joe Jacobs

    as Watchman
  • Paul Mooney

    as Marvin
  • Lee Noblitt

    as Farmer
  • Ines Pedroza

    as Herself
  • Morgan Roberts

    as Uncle Humphrey
  • Vern Taylor

    as Highway Patrolman #1
  • Rick Sawaya

    as Highway Patrolman #2
  • Shila Turna

    as Girl in Card Game
  • Gloria Jewel Waggener

    as Aunt Beedee
  • Jonelle White

    as Sales Clerk
  • Jewell Williams

    as Miss Thomas
  • Sunny Woods

    as Linette Peasley
  • Craig Richards

    as Courtroom Bailiff
Directing Oz Scott Director
Writing Richard Pryor Story
Writing Lonne Elder III Adaptation
Writing Roger L. Simon Screenplay
Art John M. Dwyer Set Decoration
Sound Mark Davis Original Music Composer
Production Michael S. Glick Producer
Production William Greaves Executive Producer
Editing David Holden Editor
Costume & Make-Up Gerald Solomon Hairstylist
Production Richard Pryor Producer
Costume & Make-Up Chuck House Makeup Artist
Camera Dennis Dalzell Director of Photography
Editing Harry Keramidas Editor
Editing Skip Lusk Editor
Costume & Make-Up Ann Wadlington Hairstylist
Art Marc E. Meyer Jr. Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ron Snyder Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Michael F. Blake Makeup Artist
Production Anita Dann Casting
Art Charles R. Davis Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Bill Whitten Costume Design
Art John W. Corso Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Stephen Loomis Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Tony Lloyd Makeup Artist
Production Robert Latham Brown Unit Production Manager
Production Charles Washburn Unit Production Manager
Directing Maximilian Bing First Assistant Director
Directing Clifford C. Coleman First Assistant Director
Directing Hope R. Goodwin Second Assistant Director
Directing David Holden Second Unit Director
Directing Kalai Strode First Assistant Director
Directing John Syrjamaki Second Assistant Director
Art Clint Robinson Property Master
Art Gerald Wade Property Master
Crew Phil Chong Stunts
Crew Erik Cord Stunts
Crew Jadie David Stunts
Crew Ted Duncan Stunts
Crew Kym Washington Longino Stunts
Crew Ron Oliney Stunts
Crew Ernest Robinson Stunt Double
Crew George Sawaya Stunts
Crew Rick Sawaya Stunt Coordinator
Crew Sharon Schaffer Stunts
Crew Peter Stader Stunts
Crew Michael M. Vendrell Stunts
Crew Richard Washington Stunt Coordinator
Crew Richard Washington Stunts
Camera William Jay Gahret Camera Operator
Camera Fred Goodich Director of Photography
Camera Ronald E. High Assistant Camera
Camera Bob Jones Assistant Camera
Camera Lee Krosskove Key Grip
Camera Carl Manoogian Key Grip
Camera Marc Margulies Assistant Camera
Camera Geary McLeod Assistant Camera
Camera Jeffrey Norvet Assistant Camera
Camera Tony Rivetti Sr. Assistant Camera
Crew Marc Margulies Second Unit
Camera Tony Rivetti Jr. Assistant Camera
Crew Tony Rivetti Sr. Second Unit
Camera John Toll Camera Operator
Crew John Toll Second Unit
Lighting Earl C. Williman Gaffer
Lighting Robert Woodside Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Alice Daniels Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Robert Ellsworth Costume Supervisor
Editing Bette Jane Cohen Assistant Editor
Editing Michael T. Elias Assistant Editor
Editing Rick Mitchell Assistant Editor
Production James Maull Location Manager
Production Susan Royal Location Manager
Sound Allison Caine Vocals
Sound Mark Davis Conductor
Sound Robert Mayer Music Editor
Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
Sound Roberta Flack Songs
Directing Betty A. Griffin Script Supervisor
Crew Tom Garris Transportation Captain
Crew Eugene Schwartz Transportation Captain
Production Pat Faye Production Assistant
Production Mabel Collins Associate Producer
Crew Lauren Jones Dialogue Coach
Production Max Manlove Production Secretary
Art Phill Norman Title Designer
Production Richard Pryor Jr. Production Assistant
Production Julie Reid Production Secretary
Production Kimberly Sizemore Production Assistant
Directing Michael Schultz Director