• The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

The Original Kings of Comedy

Release Date: August 18th, 2000

DVD Release Date: February 27th, 2001

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

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 Spike Lee brings his aesthetic sensibility and distinct style to the comedy concert film genre, as he documents the individual talents of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric The Entertainer, and Bernie Mac and reveals the behind the scenes activities of a tour that continues to sell out arenas.

Cast: Cedric the Entertainer , Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Bernie Mac

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Documentary , Comedy

Production Co: MTV Films, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Latham Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Relationships, 2000s, Family, Hilarious, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    Not only exhilarating and cathartic. It's too funny to be ignored. show more

  • 88
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    It's not so much good material as divinely inspired delivery. show more

  • 65
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Gets to the funny bone, but it could've cut deeper. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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