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The King of Comedy (1983)

It's No Laughing Matter.

Genre : Drama, Comedy

Runtime : 1H 49M

Director : Martin Scorsese

Synopsis

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

Actors

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
Rupert Pupkin
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Langford
Diahnne Abbott
Diahnne Abbott
Rita Keane
Sandra Bernhard
Sandra Bernhard
Masha
Shelley Hack
Shelley Hack
Cathy Long
Frederick de Cordova
Frederick de Cordova
Bert Thomas
Kim Chan
Kim Chan
Jonno
Ed Herlihy
Ed Herlihy
Himself
Lou Brown
Lou Brown
Band Leader
Margo Winkler
Margo Winkler
Receptionist
Ralph Monaco
Ralph Monaco
Raymond Wirtz
Catherine Scorsese
Catherine Scorsese
Rupert's Mom (voice)
Cathy Scorsese
Cathy Scorsese
Dolores
Loretta Tupper
Loretta Tupper
Stage Door Fan
Peter Potulski
Peter Potulski
Stage Door Fan
Vinnie Gonzales
Vinnie Gonzales
Stage Door Fan
Whitey Ryan
Whitey Ryan
Stage Door Guard
Doc Lawless
Doc Lawless
Chauffeur
Marta Heflin
Marta Heflin
Young Girl
Chuck Low
Chuck Low
Man in Chinese Restaurant
Katherine Wallach
Katherine Wallach
Autograph Seeker
Charles Kaleina
Charles Kaleina
Autograph Seeker
Richard Baratz
Richard Baratz
Caricaturist
Leslie Levinson
Leslie Levinson
Roberta Posner
Alan Potashnick
Alan Potashnick
Man at Telephone
Michael Kolba
Michael Kolba
Man at Telephone
Robert Colston
Robert Colston
Man at Telephone
Ramon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez
Man at Telephone
Chuck Coop
Chuck Coop
Man at Telephone
Sel Vitella
Sel Vitella
Man at Telephone
Tony Boschetti
Tony Boschetti
Mr. Gangemi
Tony Randall
Tony Randall
Himself
Jay Julien
Jay Julien
Langford's Lawyer
Joe Strummer
Joe Strummer
Street Scum
Paul Simonon
Paul Simonon
Street Scum
Kosmo Vinyl
Kosmo Vinyl
Street Scum
Ellen Foley
Ellen Foley
Street Scum
Pearl Harbour
Pearl Harbour
Street Scum
Gaby Salter
Gaby Salter
Street Scum
Jerry Baxter-Worman
Jerry Baxter-Worman
Street Scum
Don Letts
Don Letts
Street Scum
Matt Russo
Matt Russo
Cabbie
Thelma Lee
Thelma Lee
Woman in Telephone Booth
Joyce Brothers
Joyce Brothers
Herself
Bill Minkin
Bill Minkin
McCabe
George Kapp
George Kapp
Mystery Guest
Victor Borge
Victor Borge
Himself
Rob-Jamere Wess
Rob-Jamere Wess
Security Guard
Audrey Dummett
Audrey Dummett
Cook
June Prud'Homme
June Prud'Homme
Audrey
Edgar J. Scherick
Edgar J. Scherick
Wilson Crockett
Thomas M. Tolan
Thomas M. Tolan
Gerrity
Ray Dittrich
Ray Dittrich
Giardello
Richard Dioguardi
Richard Dioguardi
Captain Burke
Harry J. Ufland
Harry J. Ufland
Langford's Agent
Scotty Bloch
Scotty Bloch
Crockett's Secretary
Jim Lyness
Jim Lyness
Ticket Taker
Diane Rachell
Diane Rachell
McCabe's Wife
Dennis Mulligan
Dennis Mulligan
Plainclothesman
Tony Devon
Tony Devon
Plainclothesman
Peter Fain
Peter Fain
Plainclothesman
Michael F. Stodden
Michael F. Stodden
Plainclothesman
Gerard Murphy
Gerard Murphy
Plainclothesman
Jimmy Raitt
Jimmy Raitt
Stage Manager
Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
TV Director
Charles Scorsese
Charles Scorsese
First Man at Bar
Mardik Martin
Mardik Martin
Second Man at Bar
William Jorgensen
William Jorgensen
Newsman (voice)
Marvin Scott
Marvin Scott
Newsman (voice)
Chuck Stevens
Chuck Stevens
Newsman (voice)
William Littauer
William Littauer
Newsman (voice)
Jeff David
Jeff David
Announcer (voice)
Mick Jones
Mick Jones
Street Scum

Crews

Arnon Milchan
Arnon Milchan
Producer
Fred Schuler
Fred Schuler
Director of Photography
Thelma Schoonmaker
Thelma Schoonmaker
Editor
Cis Corman
Cis Corman
Casting
Boris Leven
Boris Leven
Production Design
Robbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson
Original Music Composer
Richard Bruno
Richard Bruno
Costume Design
Edward Pisoni
Edward Pisoni
Art Direction
Lawrence Miller
Lawrence Miller
Art Direction
Robert F. Colesberry
Robert F. Colesberry
Associate Producer
Robbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson
Music Producer
Thelma Schoonmaker
Thelma Schoonmaker
Production Supervisor
Robert Greenhut
Robert Greenhut
Executive Producer
Paul D. Zimmerman
Paul D. Zimmerman
Writer
Robert F. Colesberry
Robert F. Colesberry
Production Manager
Scott Maitland
Scott Maitland
First Assistant Director
Lewis Gould
Lewis Gould
Second Assistant Director
Frank E. Warner
Frank E. Warner
Supervising Sound Editor
Tom Fleischman
Tom Fleischman
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Dan Perri
Dan Perri
Title Designer
Vito L. Ilardi
Vito L. Ilardi
Boom Operator
Donah Bassett
Donah Bassett
Negative Cutter
William Ward
William Ward
Gaffer
James Fitzpatrick
James Fitzpatrick
Best Boy Electric
Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy
Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy
Transportation Captain
Les Lazarowitz
Les Lazarowitz
Sound Mixer
Edward Garzero
Edward Garzero
Scenic Artist
Jimmy Raitt
Jimmy Raitt
Property Master
Norman Buck
Norman Buck
Key Grip
George DeTitta Sr.
George DeTitta Sr.
Set Decoration
Daniel Robert
Daniel Robert
Set Decoration
Roberta Hodes
Roberta Hodes
Script Supervisor
Dick Mingalone
Dick Mingalone
Camera Operator
Sandy Brooke
Sandy Brooke
First Assistant Camera
Ricki-Ellen Brooke
Ricki-Ellen Brooke
Second Assistant Camera
Lorey Sebastian
Lorey Sebastian
Still Photographer
Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown
Steadicam Operator
Ted Churchill
Ted Churchill
Steadicam Operator
Carlos Quiles
Carlos Quiles
Carpenter
Joe Williams Sr.
Joe Williams Sr.
Construction Grip
Mary Ellen Winston
Mary Ellen Winston
Assistant Costume Designer
William Loger
William Loger
Costume Supervisor
Philip Goldblat
Philip Goldblat
Makeup Artist
Richard Candib
Richard Candib
First Assistant Editor
Dick Vorisek
Dick Vorisek
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Amy Sayres
Amy Sayres
Location Coordinator
Barbara De Fina
Barbara De Fina
Post Production Supervisor
Sylvia Fay
Sylvia Fay
Extras Casting
Robert Raring
Robert Raring
Color Timer
Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
Director
Lyndell Quiyou
Lyndell Quiyou
Hairstylist
Shelley Houis
Shelley Houis
Production Office Coordinator

Trailers and other movies

THE KING OF COMEDY -  Trailer ( 1982 )
Josh Olson on THE KING OF COMEDY
'The King of Comedy' | Critics' Picks | The New York Times

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