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The King of Comedy (1982)

PG 1983-02-18 (US) DramaComedy 1h 49m
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It's no laughing matter.


Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

  1. Martin Scorsese


  2. Paul D. Zimmerman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Rupert Pupkin

  2. Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Langford

  3. Sandra Bernhard

    Sandra Bernhard


  4. Diahnne Abbott

    Diahnne Abbott

    Rita Keane

  5. Shelley Hack

    Shelley Hack

    Cathy Long

  6. Frederick de Cordova

    Frederick de Cordova

    Bert Thomas

  7. Kim Chan

    Kim Chan


  8. Ed Herlihy

    Ed Herlihy


  9. Lou Brown

    Band Leader

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The King of Comedy
The King of Comedy

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $19,000,000.00

Revenue $2,536,000.00


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