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The King of Comedy - Robert Deniro - Jerry Lewis - A Martin Scorsese film - DVD

The King of Comedy

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DVD review of The King of Comedy (1982), starring Jerry Lewis, Robert Deniro

Jerry Lewis as late night TV host Jerry Langford in The King of Comedy

 Jerry LewisThe King of Comedy is not the typical Jerry Lewis movie.  It’s not a comedy. It’s not for the children.  It isvery dark comedy (although rated PG). The King of Comedy looks at the behind-the-scenes life of Jerry Langford. Played straight, and brilliantly, by Jerry Lewis. He’s a talk-show host seemingly similar to Jay Leno or David Letterman.

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