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The King of Comedy

1983 Rated PG 1hr 45m

Director Martin Scorsese hits a satirical bulls-eye in this black comedy that explores the absurd lengths to which nebbish Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) will go to land a spot on the TV talk show of his idol, Jerry Langford (a wonderfully caustic Jerry Lewis). Pupkin believes that one appearance on Langford's show will be his ticket to stardom, so he kidnaps his idol and sets into motion a chain of events you have to see to believe!

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Movie Details

1984 BAFTA®
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; deleted scenes; trailer; still gallery; behind-the-scenes footage.