Comedian Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 18488

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 15

Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/2002

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Christian Charles

Actors: Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, Garry Shandling, Jay Leno, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby

Plot: A jazzy, raw documentary about the reality of a career in stand-up comedy. -- Ghost Seed

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Ghost Seed - wrote on 09/18/2008

Why do I love this so?

Comedian is a jazzy, raw, well-made documentary about the reality of pursuing (or continuing) a career in stand-up comedy...and the challenges that come with it.

This is the first time I really "got it." Seeing the anguish of these men (who I developed a whole new respect for as writers) fighting their own insecurity and bad feedback, to perfect - that is, be the absolute BEST at - their passion...which is making us laugh. And that craft is broken down to a science here, with many well-known comedians weighing in on the skill, and what it means to them.

I've been searching and searching, and have yet to find a film of it's equal. There is a humble, nervous performer full of self doubt - which is the well-established superstar Jerry Seinfeld...and a …

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