Car Wash

Synopsis: Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt, including Richard Pryor as a preaching 'wonder-man' who is loved by most but loathed by one, and a man who looks like a thief by the way he is holding his bottle, but it is really his urine sample as he is off to the hospital. T.C's love life takes a turn for the better and the songs keep coming.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Michael Schultz
Production: Universal Studios
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

Hey, L.A., it's a brand new day!

Babe, if you want to get down, you

got to get up! l'm your wake-up man!

J.B.'s rappin' to ya. lf l'm not

on your radio, your radio's not on.

Too hot for you? Then stay cool

with the baddest sound in town.

This is KGYS, where

the music's always the best.

News and weather at 8,

so don't be late,

'cause you ain't got the news

'til you got it straight from KGYS.

lt's Friday, TGlF. There's smog,

traffic, crime on the streets ...

and music all day long at KGYS.

lt's 7:
47, baby, a good time to fly.

Can you dig it?

Get right tonight.

Tonight's the night:

J.B.'s Disco Dance and Show, live at

''Howard's Grand Casino and

Rib Shack''. Be there, or be square!

Dnly 3 pair of tickets left,

and l got 'em in my hot little hand!

l'm gonna give 'em away today,

'cause they're no good

tomorrow! So when you hear

this sound:
Disco Dance ...

call J.B. at 555-KGYS.

lf you name the tune,

2 of those tickets are yours!


The eagle flies today, it's payday!

Money don't buy you love,

honey, but it gets you

the best

low-calorie substitute.

We'll be right back after this

station identification.

Peace, Lonnie. How you be?

- All right. - l heard that.

Good morning.

Here's Billy Bass with the news.

ln Washington, a new scandal,

as investigators probe rumors

of male congressional aides being

hired in exchange for sexual favors.

This'll never do.

Gay activist spokesman Harry Twig

applauded the alleged violation

after an extended filibuster

in a special caucus.

A southern committee member said

he had no objection to homosexuals,

as long as they

stayed in their place ...

You don't know what you have to

do with Lonnie. - You're crazy.

Just shut up, DK?

- Don't tell me to shut up!

You shut up!

Hey Dtis, is Mona here?

She's late as usual, T.C.

All right!

Today we got the big three.

- Yeah?

Yeah. Baseball pool, the fight

and jai lai, like in Tijuana.

l thought jai lai was a dance.

l'm betting 2 dollars on the fight.

- Dn the fight?

Stand and deliver, honey!

Sweet, sexy thing!

Watch it, here's Ann-Margaret!

Keep an eye on your zippers!

You can be sure, Hippo, that when

l'm around, your body is safe!

Lindy, where's my money?

- l ain't got no sweet potatoes today.

Hi, l'm Floyd!

And l'm Lloyd ...

Hollywood, Hollywood!

Hi, l'm Floyd!

And l'm Lloyd!

And we're the Futuristics!

We got an audition for an agent today.

How's our new opening?

Lonnie, what do you think?

Well, it's improving.

Well, kiss my wrist!

What's wrong,

you goin' to a funeral?

Carry on, honey.

Ritzy titsie!

Somebody's gotta have

a little class. - A little is right!

Put that stuff away, lrwin.

l heard you. l heard you.

l heard you already, dammit!

Morning, Mr. B!

- Morning, Snapper.

How are you?

- Lonnie. lrwin? Come on, lrwin!

Hey, lrwin.

- Hey, Lonnie.

How you doing, lrwin?

- What's happenin', baby?

l don't think l know that one.

- Lay back, baby.

Catch you later.

T.C., l ain't heard nothin'

about the Fly in a while.

That's how it is with the Fly.

He just lays back and checks the buzz.

Hear the cry? ls it a bird, is it

a plane? No, dude, it's the Fly!

Check this out.

You ain't seen nothin' yet.

Put your heart in my hand, honey!

Look out, Mr. Clean!

- Now hear this:

l believe it's exactly

2 minutes, 11 seconds to opening.

Thanks. Keep the change.

You've probably noticed, l ain't

got nothing against you people.

l ain't got nothing against no people.

We need more love in the world.

l don't know about marriage.

l believe in the lunch counter thing.

lf a guy wants something to eat,

he oughta be able to get it.

Come on, move it!

What is this, an economy run?

What's going on?


Move it! You're probably

wonderin' why l even picked you up.

A lotta guys are scared of

getting ripped off or losing fares.

A KGYS public health announcement:

Cancer cures smoking!

Watch it, my son's here today.

- Dkay.

l used to drive a gypsy cab

in New York. Know what a gypsy cab is?

lt'll go to Harlem,

to Puerto Rican neighborhoods.

We used to have a slogan ...

Kind of funny,

now that l'm with Yellow Cabs:

''We will go anywhere, we are

not yellow.'' Get it? Not yellow.

That's no slur on the Chinese.

But l ain't afraid, because l trust

people. l trust 'em, 'cause l like 'em.

Come on, you bastard!

l could tell that you was honest.

l could tell by your eyes.

Well, not the eyes, actually.

But l go by body language.

You got a real honest body.

You bastard!

... record run in the

women's 100 yard dash ...

bettered Wilma Rudolph's Dlympic

record by 0.5 seconds.

And in baseball, Reggie Jackson hit

2 consecutive home runs in one inning,

to aid in the 16-1 slaughter

of his former teammates.

That's what l call swinging a big bat!

The weather in Los Angeles: continued

clear and warm, with light smog.

79 at the airport,

83 downtown, and in KGYS land,

watch out L.A.! 89 degrees!

You messed up!

How about that Reggie Jackson!

- Reggie who? - The baseball player!


baseball is not my game.

We're givin' away tickets

to J.B.'s Disco Dancin' Show tonight.

Here's a smooth one

called ''Water''.

Take a sip ...

Morning, Abdullah.

Where were you yesterday, Duane?

And you're late today, Duane!

You better get off my case. And my

name is Abdullah Mohammed Akbar. DK?

Mohammed Akbar!

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Joel Schumacher

Joel T. Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Schumacher rose to fame after directing hit films of his decade St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987) and Flatliners (1990). He later went on to direct John Grisham adaptations The Client (1994) and A Time to Kill (1996). His films Falling Down (1993) and 8mm (1999) competed for Palme d'Or and Golden Bear respectively. In 1993, he signed on to direct the next installments of the Batman film series. Schumacher-directed Batman films Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997) received mixed-to-negative reactions from both critics and the public. After the Batman films, Schumacher pulled back from blockbusters and returned to making minimalist films such as Tigerland (2000) and Phone Booth (2002), both earning positive reviews. He also directed The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Number 23 (2007) and two episodes of House of Cards. Known for casting young actors, Schumacher helped actors like Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, and Matthew McConaughey to launch careers. more…

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