The Comedian Poster

Release Date: February 3rd, 2017

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2017

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Jackie Burke, an aging comic icon, has seen better days. Despite his efforts to reinvent himself and his comic genius, the audience only wants to know him as the former television character he once played. Already a strain on his younger brother and his wife, Jackie is forced to serve out a sentence doing community service for accosting an audience member. While there, he meets Harmony, the daughter of a sleazy Florida real estate mogul, and the two find inspiration in each other.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco, Harvey Keitel, Charles Grodin, Patti LuPone, Cloris Leachman

Director: Taylor Hackford

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Atmosphere Entertainment MM LLC, Sony Pictures Classics, Imaginary Forces, Anvil Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Emotional, Office, Creative, Friend, Love, New York City, Love interest, Sacrifice, Family, Brother, Car, Underdog, Cheeky, 2010s, Quest

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