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Comedian -- A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

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Release Date:
1 November 2002 (USA) See more »
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See a man who had everything, who did a show about nothing, try to come up with something. See more »
Plot:
A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Seinfeld's's struggle See more (59 total) »

Cast

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Jerry Seinfeld ... Himself

Greg Giraldo ... Himself (as Greg Geraldo)
Sherrod Small ... Himself

Jim Norton ... Himself

Allan Havey ... Himself

Colin Quinn ... Himself
Cynthia Koury ... Herself

Orny Adams ... Himself

George Wallace ... Himself

Robert Klein ... Himself

T. Sean Shannon ... Himself (as T Sean Shannon)
Gary Greenberg ... Himself
Shawn Seymour ... Himself
Richard Spector ... Himself
Michael Britt ... Himself
Craig Figueiredo ... Himself
Nicole Severine ... Herself
Nicole Beatty ... Herself

Tom Papa ... Himself
Mario Joyner ... Himself

Ray Romano ... Himself
William Stephenson ... Himself
Ángel Salazar ... Himself (as Angel Salazar)

Godfrey ... Himself (as Godfrey Danchimah)

Dom Irrera ... Himself

Gary Valentine ... Himself

Chris Rock ... Himself
Brad Perry ... Himself

Garry Shandling ... Himself

Kevin Nealon ... Himself

Jay Leno ... Himself
Jimmy Brogan ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Mustafa Abuelhija ... Himself
Manny Dworman ... Himself
Estee Adoram ... Herself
Anat Barnes ... Herself

George Shapiro ... Himself
Rory Rosegarten ... Himself
Diane Barnett ... Herself

Christopher Misiano ... Himself (as Chris Misiano)
Chris Mazzilli ... Himself

Jessica Seinfeld ... Herself
Michie Mee ... Herself
Richard Miller ... Himself
Terry Dimonte ... Himself

Brett Walkow ... Himself

Barry Katz ... Himself
John Johnson ... Himself
Tom Pecora ... Himself

Paul Schorsch ... Himself
Henry Benavides ... Himself
Mark Magnusson ... Himself
Daniel McKenna ... Himself
Michael Nelson ... Himself
Mike Lacey ... Himself
Elizabeth Clark ... Herself
Kevin Dochtermann ... Himself

Directed by
Christian Charles 
 
Produced by
Amy R. Baird .... associate producer (as Amy Baird)
Jerry Seinfeld .... executive producer
Gary Streiner .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Christian Charles 
Mark Plumber (oakland paramount shoot)
Gary Streiner 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Franklin 
 
Production Management
Christy Lindgren .... production manager (oakland paramount shoot)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Destephano .... first assistant director (oakland paramount shoot)
 
Sound Department
Michael Emery .... sound (as Michael Emory)
Valerie Lasser .... supervising sound editor (as Valerie Junge)
Frank Morrone .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve F.B. Smith .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tchell Depay .... loader (oakland paramount shoot)
Rick Fitcher .... camera operator (oakland paramount shoot)
Greg Genco .... second assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Mauricio Gutierrez .... first assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Audrey Kem .... second assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Peter Lee .... second assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Ted Macklin .... vtr (oakland paramount shoot)
Vance Piper .... camera operator (oakland paramount shoot)
Pat Reilly .... first assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Josh Rich .... key grip (oakland paramount shoot)
Rebecca Sitti .... loader (oakland paramount shoot) (as Rebecca Sitty)
Kara Stephens .... first assistant camera (oakland paramount shoot)
Jim Young .... gaffer (oakland paramount shoot)
 
Editorial Department
Jenn Chambers .... assistant editor
Patrick Lindenmaier .... colorist
Jen Style .... senior assistant editor (as Jen Morelli Style)
Miky Wolf .... assistant editor
Bill Stephan .... video to film transfer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Chris Franklin .... music supervisor
Christopher S. Parker .... music clearances (as Christopher Parker)
Christopher S. Parker .... music coordinator (as Christopher Parker)
 
Other crew
Terran Benveniste .... production assistant
Jason Kedgley .... titles
Josh Liebherz .... production assistant (oakland paramount shoot)
David Loya .... production assistant (oakland paramount shoot)
Bethanne Monetti .... transcriber
Micah Stepanian .... production assistant (oakland paramount shoot)
Aaron Streiner .... production assistant (oakland paramount shoot)
Omri Green .... delivery supervisor (uncredited)
Yori Tondrowski .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Pierre Yves Angeres .... thanks
Ava Harel .... thanks (as Ava Har'el)
 

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82 min
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Quotes:
Orny Adams:[showing his folders of jokes] If I'm doing a show and being Jewish, I can pull out the Jewish stuff. If I want to do dating, I can do dating.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Richard Pryor Addresses a Tearful NationSee more »

FAQ

Didn't this movie have a hilarious trailer?
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Seinfeld's's struggle, 26 October 2006
Author: JamesGriswold from United States

I have watched this twice and it seems you have to personally want/need to entertain to appreciate it. The process of performing or a performance is both immensely nerve racking and ultimately very satisfying. Comedian will draw you in to that process as opposed to entertaining you as a viewer with stand-up comedy. The main quest is the pursuit of a lengthy comedy act. Seinfeld's personal struggle is not intensely dramatic or humorous but rather very compelling to you the performer; "how can I validate myself all over again when I don't need the money, what am I here for?" I would recommend this to anyone who wants to do stand-up or sketch comedy or theater, or any other live performance for that matter. If this is you then you will appreciate the process Seinfeld goes through because it is the journey back to his calling, what made Seinfeld matter to you and me.

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