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12 Movies That Explore the World of Stand-Up Comedy

Netflix's Eddie Murphy starrer 'Dolemite Is My Name' is one of a list of movies that explore the world of stand-up comedy, following in the tradition of films like 'The King of Comedy,' 'Mr. Saturday Night,' 'Funny People' and 'Obvious Child.'

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Robert De Niro (‘The Comedian’)

The legend discusses his greatest roles, how he's different than he was when he broke through ("I don't feel that I need to put that much time and effort in"), Marty and Leo ("I'd love for the three of us to do something"), directing again ("It's a real uphill battle") and Trump ("I feel like I did after 9/11").

‘The Comedian’ Trailer: Robert De Niro Can’t Choose Between “a Job or Being an Ass”

The Sony Pictures Classics preview shows the star delivering punchlines at a wedding, a senior center and New York City's Comedy Cellar.

‘The Comedian’ Director Reveals What It’s Like to Work With Robert De Niro

The acting legend and helmer Taylor Hackford, whose film is set to premiere at AFI Fest, went for the (dark) laughs in their movie about a onetime TV star trying to stay relevant as a stand-up comedian.

Robert De Niro’s ‘The Comedian’ to Get AFI Fest Premiere

The film, directed by Taylor Hackford, will bow at the fest on Nov. 11.

Robert De Niro’s ‘The Comedian’ Adds German Actress Veronica Ferres (Exclusive)

Taylor Hackford is directing the film about an aging insult comic.

Sean Penn to Direct Robert De Niro and Kristen Wiig in ‘The Comedian’

Glen Basner's FilmNation will handle international sales on the drama, about a washed-up comedian chasing after fame.