A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before seen footage, this is the mind boggling story of The National Lampoon from its subversive and electrifying beginnings, to rebirth as an unlikely Hollywood heavyweight, and beyond. A humour empire like no other, the impact of the magazines irreverent, often shocking, sensibility was nothing short of seismic: this is an institution whose (drunk stoned brilliant) alumni left their fingerprints all over popular culture. Both insanely great and breathtakingly innovative, The National Lampoon created the foundation of modern comic sensibility by setting the bar in comedy impossibly high.

  1. Douglas Tirola


  2. Mark Monroe


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Belushi

    John Belushi

    Himself / Actor (archive footage)

  2. John Candy

    John Candy

    Himself / Actor (archive footage)

  3. Chevy Chase

    Chevy Chase

    Himself / Actor

  4. Bill Murray

    Bill Murray

    Himself / Actor

  5. Gilda Radner

    Gilda Radner

    Herself / Actrice (archive footage)

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon



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Release Information

  • January 25, 2015


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

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