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Genre  Documentary, Comedy
Producer  Gary Streiner
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Director  Christian Charles
Music director  Antonio Carlos Jobim
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Language  English
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Release date  October 11, 2002
Cast  Jerry Seinfeld (Himself), Orny Adams (Himself), Greg Giraldo (Himself), Jim Norton (Himself), Sherrod Small (Himself), Allan Havey (Himself)
Similar movies  Dave Chappelle: HBO Comedy Half-Hour, Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra, Bill Maher: '...But I'm Not Wrong', Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right, Bill Hicks: Relentless, Bill Hicks: Bill Loses it in Chicago
Tagline  Where does comedy come from?

Comedian is a 2002 American documentary film focusing on comedian Jerry Seinfeld that explores the other side of stand-up comedy; that is, the preparation, politics, nerves, creativity, and so on. The film also features an up-and-coming comic named Orny Adams as he struggles to make it in show business. Many other recognizable comedians also make at least a cameo, including Colin Quinn, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Ray Romano, Godfrey, Chris Rock, George Wallace, Mario Joyner, Jay Leno, Tom Papa, and Bill Cosby.

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The film's unusual trailer featured famous voice-over artist Hal Douglas speaking in a recording booth.

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The film was theatrically released in the United States on October 11, 2002 and grossed about $2.8 million domestically.

Reception

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 76% based on reviews from 88 critics.

Roger Ebert gave the film 2 out of 4 stars. Owen Glieberman of EW gave the film a B grade.

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