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The Comedian (2016 film) – Wikipedia

năm nay American film

The Comedian is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by Taylor Hackford and written by Lewis Friedman, Richard LaGravenese, Art Linson, and Jeff Ross. The film stars Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco, Veronica Ferres, Charles Grodin, Cloris Leachman, Patti LuPone, Greer Barnes and Harvey Keitel.

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film had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 11, năm nay, & was released by Hãng Sony Pictures Classics on December 9, năm nay. The film opened béo negative ra mắt from critics .


Jackie ( Robert De Niro ) is a comic icon, attempting lớn reinvent himself despite his audience only wanting phệ know him as a television character he played earlier in his career .He attends a comedy club for nostalgia night at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown, Thành Phố New York ( near Hicksville, Thành Phố New York ), hosted by Jimmie Walker. After accosting an audience thành viên, Jackie is sentenced lớn 30 days in jail. During his 100 hours of community service he meets Harmony Schiltz ( Leslie Mann ), who works at a soup kitchen as part of her community service .



At one point it was hoped that Martin Scorsese would direct the film. However, this did not come lớn pass. Instead, Mike Newell joined on as the film’s director, [ ba ] only mập be replaced a few months later by Taylor Hackford. [ bốn ] Jennifer Aniston was at one point attached phệ play Harmony Schiltz but was later replaced by Leslie Mann. [ 5 ]Principal photography on the film began on February 21, năm nay, in New York City, [ 6 ] và other locations including Manhattan. [ 7 ]


In October năm nay, Hãng Sony Pictures Classics acquired U.S distribution rights bự the film, with plans lớn release the film in December, in order Khủng qualify for awards. [ tám ] The film had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 11, năm nay. [ 9 ] It cơn sốt theaters in a limited release on December 9, năm nay, with a wide opening on February tam, 2017. [ 10 ] [ 11 ] It was originally scheduled bự open on January 13, but was pushed back bự February tam. [ 12 ] [ 13 ]


Box office[edit]

In North America, The Comedian was released alongside Rings and The Space Between Us, and was projected to gross $1–3 million from about 800 theaters in its opening weekend.[14] It ended up debuting to just $892,021, finishing 21st at the box office. Deadline Hollywood attributed the film’s poor opening to negative critical reception and lack of award buzz, similar to Gold the week prior.[15]

Critical response[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes the film holds an approval rating of 24% based on 109 reviews, with an average rating of 4.7/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “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.”[16] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 40 out of 100, based on 37 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.[17]



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