" Toy " - a comedy with Richard Pryor in the title role, a remake of the eponymous French film of 1976. Despite the commercial success of the film, which fell into the top twenty of the most successful films of 1982, it was coldly received by critics.
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Richard Pryor plays the role of a writer, middle-aged American Jack Brown ( born Jack Brown ), who desperately needs money and cannot find a job. After unsuccessful attempts to get a place in the local newspaper, he gets a job as a janitor and waiter to the owner of the newspaper, Yu.S. Bates ( US Bates ), a big businessman. His son Eric ( born Eric Bates ) chooses Brown as a living toy.
|Richard Pryor||Jack Brown|
|Jackie Gleason||Yu. S. Bates|
|Ned Beatty||Sidney Morehouse|
|Scott Schwartz||Eric Bates|
- The toy is a first-mover movie of 1976.