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.
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Lenny Said It. "Hot Honey" Did It. Together They Shocked America.
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Did You Know?
Al Pacino was offered the role first but turned it down. He said on Larry King years later that this was his only career regret (to date). 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!"
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Music by Teddy McRae
and Thelonious Monk
Performed by Miles Davis See more