An aging comic icon, Jackie (Robert De Niro) has seen better days.a 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.a Already a strain on his younger brother (Danny DeVito) and his wife (Patti LuPone), Jackie is forced to serve out a sentence doing community service for accosting an audience member. While there, he meets Harmony (Leslie Mann), the daughter of a sleazy Florida real estate mogul (Harvey Keitel), and the two find inspiration in one another resulting in surprising consequences.

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Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5
27 Ratings
27 Ratings

24% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.7/10
  • Fresh 27
  • Rotten 84

Critics Consensus: The Comedian boasts an incredibly talented cast, but they're put to poor use in an aimless rom-com whose handful of memorable moments never add up to a compelling story.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Interesting, irreverent comedy has lots of racy humor.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures Classics
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2016 Studio Ghibli Inc., Wild Bunch S.A., Why Not Productions S.A., Arte France Cinema, CN4 Productions S.A., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Belvision S.A., Dentsu Inc., Hakuhodo DY Media Parters Inc., The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd., Mitsubishi Corporation and Toho Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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