The King of Comedy   3/17/19
by pahaK
In a way The King of Comedy feels plausible in its portrayal of obsession and escaping into fantasy (I mean I do dialogues like Pupkin in my head every now then and it's tempting to blame the world for your own shortcomings).

The King of Comedy   2/14/19
by MovieMeditation
Things like fandom, stardom, obsession, mental states, media culture and crime are just some of the themes that gets air time in this De Niro Show, directed by Martin Scorsese (no really, he was the director of the show within the show also, in a lovely little cameo) and we are going to end off in h...

The King of Comedy   11/07/17
by Citizen Rules
Rupert stalks Jerry Langford and seizes an opportunity to jump into his limousine where he then monopolizes the conversation telling Jerry about his comedy routine, and Jerry reluctantly agrees to listen to his comedy tapes, just to get rid of Rupert.

The King of Comedy   4/19/14
by JayDee
His mother Catherine provides the voice of Rupert Pupkin's mother; his father Charles plays one of bar patrons during the scene where Rupert turns the TV on to show Rita he made it on the show; and his daughter Cathy plays a fan asking for Rupert's autograph during one of his fantasies.

The King of Comedy   3/09/14
by The Gunslinger45
This film in many regards is the anti Scorsese / De Niro movie, and for that reason a lot of people stayed away from this movie at the theater.

The King of Comedy   7/01/11
by MovieMad16
However, when he confronts his idol, talk show host Jerry Langford, with a plea to perform on the Jerry's show, he is only given the run-around.

The King of Comedy   11/29/07
by meatwadsprite
Plot : Rupert Pupkin (Robert DeNiro) is obessed with getting his career off the ground on the Jerry Langford talk-show.

The King of Comedy   4/06/03
by Holden Pike
The King of Comedy was pretty badly trashed by critics and audiences alike upon its release back in 1983. This is one of the many instances where both groups missed the boat.

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