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PG-13| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
The United States government sends comic Albert Brooks and two handlers from the State Department to India and Pakistan on a mission to discover what makes the 300 million Muslim residents of those regions laugh. The three travel from New Delhi to the Taj Mahal, and even to a secret mountain location in Pakistan.

Cast: Albert Brooks , Sheetal Sheth , John Carroll Lynch , Jon Tenney , Homie Doroodian , Amy Ryan , Fred Dalton Thompson , Penny Marshall

Director: Albert Brooks

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Independent

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

Release Date: January 20th, 2006|1 hr. 39 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This Brooks is a comedian who forgets the golden rule of "know your audience." He thinks he'll get his laughs if he keeps doing the same act with better lighting. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A funny and appropriately skewed comedy. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Albert Brooks may have come up with the funniest movie premise of the year in Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World. show more

  • July 14, 2008 dandcsky
    Report This User

    Hilarious!! I especially liked the depiction of people in India answering phone call from people who were calling State Farm, The White House, Toys r Us, etc

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