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The Comedian

The Comedian is a movie starring Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, and Danny DeVito. A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.

Other Titles
The Comedian - Wer zuletzt lacht, O Comediante, A komikus, Komikas
Running Time
2 hours
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Director
Taylor Hackford
Writer
Richard LaGravenese, Jeffrey Ross, Art Linson, Lewis Friedman, Art Linson
Actors
Leslie Mann, Edie Falco, Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito
Country
USA
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.

Comments about drama «The Comedian» (18)

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Sarah B.

I really liked this film. It was just plain entertaining. I did think the storyline was a little out there. But it had a lot of humor and a few good lines. If you are looking for a great comedy, I'd definitely recommend it.

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Carolyn M.

This movie is about three guys who decide to go on a road trip across the country to find the best restaurant in town. They end up in the big city and find out that the restaurant has been shut down. This was a good movie. I recommend it.

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Christine Green

I found this film to be a pretty good comedy with some real clever lines. The film is about a man named Jimmy who gets hired to make some jokes for a new TV show. But he ends up creating some of the funniest scenes in the history of film. It's not very long but it's enough to keep you entertained. I thought the film would be more of a comedy but it isn't. It's more like a drama with some comedy thrown in. It's not a film to go to but it's one of those movies that you should have on hand if you need something to watch.

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Shirley

This is definitely a comedy, but it is not a comedy with anything funny about it. The story is very basic, and what does work is the execution of the story, the jokes, the characters. The story is about a guy who starts out with a plan to become a comedian, and how his life was changed when he did it. The characters are well-developed, and they are all very believable. There is nothing really bad about this film. I was very surprised by how good it was. There is nothing to complain about. It is not a great movie, but it is not a bad movie either. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Jose C.

Saw the trailer and was intrigued. At first I thought it would be a B-Movie but I was wrong. This movie is a must see. Great cast and performances, the chemistry between the characters is real and believable. The plot is simple but not boring. The movie is very slow but I think that is the point. If you are into stories of a lonely, depressed person who gets an opportunity to make some money and finally get out of his shell then this is the movie for you. I give it 7/10 for the cast and performances, the plot is simple and not boring and the acting is great.

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Judith G.

Having just watched this movie I feel the need to say, it's a great movie. It's funny, it's a little depressing, and the acting is fantastic. Its the best comedy I've seen all year. It has some great moments of comedy and drama. It has the best lines in the movie, and the best punchlines. The story is a little different, but it's good. It's very realistic and realistic is what I like about this movie. It's a little like "Three Stooges" and "Barney Miller" for me. I recommend this movie to all people, especially those who enjoy funny movies. I'm glad that I watched this movie and that I have watched it. I gave it a 7 out of 10 stars.

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Kenneth Lawrence

Jack Nicholson is a struggling actor in Hollywood. He is a divorced father of three kids, and he has just been fired from the new movie he is supposed to be in. The problem is that he can't find another role that would pay him well. He doesn't know if he can make it through another day of this movie. Jack is in a diner with his ex-wife, who is now a single mother. She is also a struggling actress. Their relationship is awkward, but they make a good couple. Jack's friend, James Cagney, has just been fired from his job as a cab driver. He is about to be evicted from his apartment and is sleeping on the streets. Jack's mother is sick, and he can't take it anymore. He thinks he has to tell her he loves her. But his mother doesn't want to hear it. Jack must then go to the movies, to try to find a role that pays him well. Jack has trouble making friends, and many of the people in the town he lives with don't seem to like him. But he gets his chance in the final scene when he is at the beginning of the movie and his mother tells him she loves him. Jack's mother finally sees him, and he is glad she finally saw him. The scene is one of the most touching scenes in the movie, and the ending is also great. Jack's mother also tells him that he can't take his life any more, and he should go to the movies and see that movie. Jack then goes to see "The Comedian", and he is happy. He feels a lot better. The way Jack says the words, the way he carries himself is just wonderful. He is a very interesting character. He is very intelligent, and he knows that he can't win. He just has to live life to the fullest. But he is very good at that. He doesn't get over his divorce, but he can't get over his mother, either. The ending of the movie is great, and the way Jack sees it, he can't let go of his mother. I recommend this movie to anyone. It is a very funny movie, with a great ending.

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Katherine M.

No, I don't think there's any deep meaning to this film. I just think that all the themes and themes in this film are universal. Everyone is trying to change their life for the better, but the world is a cruel place and there is no way to change it. I'm sorry, but that is what is happening. The only difference is that in this case, there is no way to change it. It's just how life is. We just have to try to live our lives the best we can, but it doesn't seem to be working. Even the best intentions are not always the best outcome. There are no silver bullets. It's not about how many people you can help. It's about how much you can change your life. I think that what I liked about the film was the fact that it is quite accurate. It's not a film that has a message, it's a film about life, and the choices you make.

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Albert M.

This movie has to be one of the best movies ever made. I was moved by the acting by all the actors and the story. It shows that sometimes the love of a child is enough to make a person become a parent. It is such a wonderful story that I cannot believe I never heard of it before. I wish that I could have seen this film when it was first released. It is one of those movies that you have to watch again and again. I would recommend this movie to anyone that likes movies that tell a story.

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Amber

I don't think this film is any good, but I love it. It's got everything that you'd want from a film, and it's also got a very good soundtrack. The only thing that I don't understand is how this film is rated so low. I've seen some of the worst films ever made and this one is no exception. It's just not funny, but it's not horrible either. It's a nice film to watch, and it's great to see Ralph Macchio in it.

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Rose

The Comedian is a comedy with an interesting cast. I didn't have much expectation for this film, but I was pleasantly surprised. It's a good film, with a lot of laughs and a touching story, and it's got some good performances. Some scenes are too long and some parts are a bit cheesy, but overall I was very satisfied with this film. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good laugh. 7/10

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Paul

I do like this film. I think it's better than most of the films that have come out of London recently. I think it's a bit too cynical in its approach to humour, but there's a lot of good stuff here. The film has a certain honesty about it that I think most British films have lost. The film is about as realistic as you can get, which is a shame, because it's not exactly a 'hilarious' film. The humour is mostly based on the character's naivety, and the lack of knowledge or understanding of the world. I think the humour in this film is a bit overdone and it's a bit 'out there' in some ways. However, it's still very good and worth watching.

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Rachel

In the 1970's, some of the most respected comedians of the day, including Jack Lemmon, Jack Albertson, Fred Olen Ray, Don Rickles, Gene Wilder and John Belushi, were having a great deal of difficulty in getting work. Their struggles were compounded by the advent of television. Comedy specials, such as "You're Fired" and "It's A Mad Mad Mad World", where they spoof their own films, and TV shows such as "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Everybody Loves Raymond", which were only available on TV. It was also during this time that Jim Carrey began his career. He was then known primarily for his TV roles, and his comedy specials. After Jim Carrey won the Academy Award for his performance in the film "Being There" in 1998, he became an American icon. In 2005, his film "The Truman Show" was released. In this film, Jim Carrey plays Truman Burbank, a successful TV journalist who is dismissed by his boss, Jack Lemmon, played by Al Franken. After he is fired, he and his fellow TV news-makers go on a journey to record a special about the government's "fire sale" of oil, which goes horribly wrong. This film is the sequel to "Being There". The film stars Jim Carrey and Amy Irving. The film was directed by Doug Liman, who also co-wrote the screenplay with James L. Brooks. The film also stars Melissa McCarthy, Mary Steenburgen, Al Franken, John Ritter, John Turturro and Jane Curtin.

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Mary H.

A film about one comedian's journey from a struggling comedian to a stand up comedian. The first half of the film is the comedian, and the second half is his journey. The humor is not just that of the comic but of the movie itself. The story is told in a way that makes you think. I would recommend this movie to anyone, even if you don't like stand up comedy. The film does a great job at showing the inner struggle of this comedian, and the effect that life has had on his life. I believe that anyone that has ever felt like a failure or that has ever thought that he would never be successful, will find something in this movie. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Steven R.

I first saw this film when I was about 8 years old. I thought it was a good film and my older brother had the same feeling as I had when I first saw it. I saw it again recently and it really has aged well. The story is about a man who has to work at the local diner while his son gets married and has to work for a week at the diner. He is struggling to get by with the money he has coming in, but also having to help his son with his wedding. The main problem that the main character faces is how to pay for his son's wedding and he decides to go into the world of comedy. The comedy he gets in is good and it makes it easy to see why he loves comedy so much. There are some good jokes, but there are some scenes where the jokes don't make sense and it makes you cringe. The whole thing is very funny, but I would say that it is not the funniest comedy of all time. In fact, I would put this film behind other comedies like "The Naked Gun" and "The Naked Gun 2" and I would put this film behind "Dogma" and "The Big Lebowski". It is definitely a good comedy and worth a look.

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Douglas

I'm a sucker for political films, and this is one of my favorites. It's very funny, and contains many memorable scenes, but also has a few duds. The main problem I had with this movie is that it's one big "Avengers" thing. There's a lot of talk about how the United States is the best country in the world, and that the government is corrupt, and that it's a police state. But the movie goes on and on about how America is the greatest country in the world, and the U.S. Constitution is the greatest document ever written, and we should all be proud of our country. This is one of those movies where you have to suspend disbelief, and accept that you're watching a political satire, but there are many times where I just found it a bit tiring. Still, it's worth watching, because it's very funny. 7/10

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Teresa Martin

Although the film is somewhat slow, it's a good idea for an idea film. The characters are all quite unique, and this is what makes the film enjoyable. However, the movie is not a comedy, and I don't recommend it for anyone. The actors are fine, and the production is fine, but I didn't find it to be as funny as I expected it to be. The film also has a more serious tone than it should, and the ending is very predictable. If you are looking for a funny film, this is not it. However, if you are looking for a good idea film, this is the film for you.

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Marie F.

I went into the movie expecting to laugh a lot. I actually did. I laughed a lot. But the movie was way too long. It took a while for the jokes to start, and they were pretty funny. I didn't think it was a very good movie, but it was not a total waste of time. It was worth watching, and I will probably watch it again.