The King of Comedy (1982)

The King of Comedy is a bitterly evil satire of show business. Rupert Pupkins is obsessed with becoming famous so he aims at kidnapping one of the best in the business, Jerry Langford.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 90% / Audience 89%

8/10

Rated PG 1 hr 49 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION
Martin Scorsese
CAST
Robert De Niro  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Diahnne Abbott  •  Sandra Bernhard

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Robert De Niro Rupert Pupkin
Jerry Lewis Jerry Langford
Diahnne Abbott Rita Keane
Sandra Bernhard Masha
Shelley Hack Cathy Long
Catherine Scorsese Rupert's Mom
Ed Herlihy Ed Herlihy
Lou Brown Band leader
Cathy Scorsese Dolores
Loretta Tupper Stage Door Fan
Ralph Monaco Raymond Wirtz
Peter Potulski Stage Door Fan