The Three Muscatels

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The Three Muscatels
Three Muscatels movie.jpg
The movie cover for The Three Muscatels.
Directed by Romell Foster-Owens
Produced by Betty Spruill
Written by Flynn Belaine
Alexandre Dumas, père
Cal Wilson
Starring Richard Pryor
Flynn Belaine
Cal Wilson
Reynaldo Rey
Joe Torry
Roy Fegan
Ron Goss
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) 1991
Language English

The Three Muscatels is a 1991 film starring Richard Pryor. The film is a comedic play on the more famous story of The Three Musketeers.[1]


Donna Bon Viant (Belaine) is a college student, who has to complete an assignment on the 14th century for her African American literature class. She chooses to base her writings on the famous novel of The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père. Donna begins to read the novel and falls asleep in the process. She dreams a zany dream involving the adventures of "The Three Muscatels". The adventures include a number of people in Donna's life including students in her class, members of her family, and an alcoholic she met earlier in the day named Russell (Pryor).


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