Interview-style biography of controversial and pioneering stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce. The film traces Bruce from his beginnings as a Catskills comic to his later underground popularity based on his anti-establishment politics and his scatological humor. Written by
Scott Renshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Lenny's Time Has Finally Come!
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Did You Know?
was offered the part of Lenny Bruce but turned it down. He later said he regretted it after seeing the film. See more
During the movie's opening monologue, Lenny says that it's 1964 and then references the MDA Telethon, which debuted in 1966. See more
"Fuck you." Never understood that insult, because fucking someone is actually really pleasant. If we're trying to be mean, we should say "unfuck you!"
Well You Needn't
Music by Teddy McRae
and Thelonious Monk
Performed by Miles Davis See more