The King of Comedy

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Director

Martin Scorsese

Cast

Robert De Niro as Rupert Pupkin

Jerry Lewis as Jerry Langford

Sandra Bernhard as Masha

Diahnne Abbott as Rita Keane

Shelley Hack as Cathy Long

Tony Randall as Tony Randall

Ed Herlihy as Ed Herlihy

Lou Brown as Band Leader

Margo Winkler as Receptionist

Writers

Paul D. Zimmerman (screenplay)


Summary

Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.

Genre

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Released

February 18, 1993 (US)

Runtime

1hr 49min

MPAA

Rated PG

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