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18th December 1982
1h 49m
Martin Scorsese

The King of Comedy

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The King of Comedy is a 1982 Comedy Drama film released on 18th December; Martin Scorsese directed the film which stars Robert De Niro, Richard Dioguardi and Harry J. Ufland. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $17,464,000 on its budget.

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.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 3:27pm.
Robert De Niro Robert De Niro
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Edgar J. Scherick
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Victor Borge
Age at Filming ≈ 72
Joyce Brothers
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Thelma Lee
Age at Filming ≈ 65
Don Letts
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Mick Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Mardik Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Charles Scorsese
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Ellen Foley
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Gerard Murphy
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Scotty Bloch
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Loretta Tupper
Age at Filming ≈ 75
Cathy Scorsese
Age at Filming ≈ 16
Catherine Scorsese Catherine Scorsese
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Marta Heflin
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Kim Chan
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Frederick de Cordova
Age at Filming ≈ 71
Shelley Hack
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Diahnne Abbott
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Sandra Bernhard
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Paul Simonon
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Joe Strummer
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Tony Randall
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Sel Vitella
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Ramon Rodriguez
Age at Filming ≈ 2
Liza Minnelli
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Katherine Wallach
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Chuck Low
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese
Age at Filming ≈ 39

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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

1% 0-12
1% 13-19
7% 20-29
12% 30-39
4% 40-49
5% 50-59
7% 60-69
4% 70-79
58% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

24% Female
72% Male
4% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

1% Neutral
99% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

1% Comedian
99% Unknown