Blue Collar

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When Detroit autoworkers Zeke Brown (Richard Pryor), Jerry Bartowski (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey James (Yaphet Kotto) decide to rob their own union, they are initially disappointed by the relatively small haul. However, upon closer inspection, the three amateur thieves discover that they have made off with something potentially much more valuable than money: the union's ledger, filled with bogus figures and links to organized crime. Should they blackmail the union or go to the authorities?

Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Friday February 10 1978
Duration: 114 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Paul Schrader
Screenwriter: Paul Schrader, Leonard Schrader
Cast: Richard Pryor
Harvey Keitel
Yaphet Kotto
Ed Begley Jr
Harry Bellaver
George Memmoli
Lucy Saroyan
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