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The King of Comedy (Belmont)
The King of Comedy (Belmont)
Martin Scorsese
  • PG
  • Cert: PG – Contains mild language, sex references.
    Martin Scorsese / USA 1982 / 1h49m / Digital
    Cast: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Sandra Bernhard, Diahnne Abbott.
    In his own mind, Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) is the next big comedy sensation to hit primetime television - all he needs is someone to listen to his jokes. Scorsese's dark comedy rings true as a prophetic vision of fame-hunger and media frenzies to come, as Pupkin - obsessed with talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis) - goes to drastic lengths to have his 15 minutes of fame. Stalking Jerry with psychotic fellow obsessive Masha (Sandra Bernhard), they hatch a plan to kidnap their idol...