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Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite over 100 of their closest friends--who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment, from George Carlin, Whoopi Goldberg and Drew Carey to Gilbert Gottfried, Bob Saget, Paul Reiser and Sarah Silverman--to reminisce, analyze, deconstruct and deliver their own versions of the world's dirtiest joke, an old burlesque too extreme to be performed in public, called "The Aristocrats." Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Promos for this film promised a film with no violence or nudity but tons of bad language. However, Penn Jillette had to add blurring to the private parts of a "friend" sharing a jacuzzi with one of the comedians in order to fulfill this promise. See more »
The joke leads me down one path and then it switches the path on me suddenly and hits me with a hammer. It's just, "Here we go folks."
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After the credits, this appears on screen: "Now that you know the joke - keep it alive, spread it around. It's easy. 'A guy goes into a talent agent's office...' All you have to remember is ONE word." Then, Paul Provenza and Penn Jillette are standing among a group of goats and say "Aristocrats!" while doing the hand flourish that Drew Carey invented. See more »
How can so many comedians be so painfully unfunny?
This is not a film; it is not a documentary; it is simply a 90-minute excuse for comedians I used to respect to string as many bad words as can come into their heads together in a disorganized heap very poorly disguised as "humor." Obviously, if you're a prude or in any way easily offended you should not see this movie, but even if you consider yourself enlightened and open-minded, there's nary a laugh in this movie. It's not a funny joke, period. Why devote an entire movie full of comedians to a joke that's not funny? Why not allow them to each tell their favorite joke?
For the record, Jon Stewart refused to tell the joke to the filmmakers, so at least there's one comedian out there I'm still able to respect. Wow, what a sad, sordid underbelly lies beneath the surface of American comedy.
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