"Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is the hilarious story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from a concert stage in New Delhi, to the Taj Mahal, to a secret location in the mountains of Pakistan. Written and directed by Albert Brooks, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is a funny and insightful look at some of the issues we are dealing with in a post-9/11 world. The comedy also stars Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, and Fred Dalton Thompson.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

42% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Although the premise seems ripe for laughs, Albert Brooks isn't ruthless or clever enough to pull it off.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Odd comedy sends Albert Brooks to South Asia.

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Information

Studio
Warner Independent Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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