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The Toy (1982)

PG 1982-12-10 (US) ComedyFamily 1h 42m
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When Jackie Gleason told his son he could have any present he wanted, he picked the most outrageous gift of all...Richard Pryor.


On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric's "toy", but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.

  1. Richard Donner


  2. Carol Sobieski


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Pryor

    Richard Pryor

    Jack Brown

  2. Jackie Gleason

    Jackie Gleason

    Ulysses Simpson 'U.S.' Bates

  3. Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty

    Sydney Morehouse

  4. Scott Schwartz

    Scott Schwartz

    Eric Bates

  5. Teresa Ganzel

    Teresa Ganzel

    Fancy Bates

  6. Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Wilfrid Hyde-White


  7. Tony King

    Tony King


  8. Annazette Chase


  9. Don Hood

    Don Hood


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The Toy
The Toy

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $28,000,000.00

Revenue $47,118,057.00


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