STIR CRAZY (1980) was directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree and American Film Institute founding co-chairman Sidney Poitier, who broke new ground with this picture by helming the first movie by a Black director to gross over $100 million. STIR CRAZY was also the first film directed by Poitier in which he did not play a starring role, and his first comedy with an R-rating.
STIR CRAZY (1980) – AFI Movie Club
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