• Eddie Griffin: Dysfunktional Family (2003)

Eddie Griffin: Dysfunktional Family

Release Date: April 4th, 2003

R |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

This live concert film features comedian Eddie Griffin performing his stand-up act. The central theme of the concert is family and how Griffin's difficult yet loving clan helped him become a star. Griffin introduces his family via anecdotes and documentary footage, relating infamous tales, including how his mother once chased him down with her car, how an uncle's drug abuse almost destroyed him and the pride another uncle took in his prodigious pornography collection.

Cast: Eddie Griffin

Director: George Gallo

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Gold Circle Films

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Relationships, Mother, Growing up, Transformation, Hilarious, 2000s, Rise, Son

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Griffin is quick, smart and funny. show more

  • 75
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    In an age when light-and-easy racial farces have become mainstream hits, he remains a tough-love comedian. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    His routine about the differences between cat lovers and dog lovers demonstrates how perceptive and just flat-out funny he can be when he's not trying so hard to shock us. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Similar Movies

Notorious C.H.O.
Notorious C.H.O.

In this documentary version of her live show, profane Korean-American comedian Margaret Cho riffs on a variety of taboo subjects. Her targets include gay and lesbian lifestyles, sexuality, her family...

Stream Online
The Original Kings of Comedy
The Original Kings of Comedy

A cultural phenomenon for our time: Spike Lee captures the comic geniuses behind the successful "Kings of Comedy" tour. In the concert feature film "The Original Kings of Comedy," acclaimed director S...

Stream Online
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat

Following a string of artistic and personal setbacks -- including a widely publicized run-in with the police -- bad boy of comedy Martin Lawrence returns to his stand-up roots in a solo show that expo...

Stream Online