Funny People

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  146 min.
Release Date: July 31, 2009
DVD: November 24, 2009

Current rating: Rating: 2.53
based on 719 votes and 96 reviews
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Cast: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman, Aubrey Plaza, RZA


The story of famous comedian (Adam Sandler) who has a near-death experience... and what he does with a second chance.

Director: Judd Apatow
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend, Judd Apatow
Screenplay: Judd Apatow
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  • 1 star "it wasn't funny at all"
  • 5 stars "70million dollars,it's still a comedy?"
  • 2 stars "Ooh. I really almost hate to write this review; I had such high hopes for this movie. I love Seth Rogen and I've liked everything of Judd Apatow's I've seen, so I found this film really quite crushingly disappointing. I was even looking forward to seeing Eric Bana return to comedy, since I loveloveloved him in Chopper. Here, I think, is the problem with this movie:while it is possible to make a funny film about death, it is not possible to make a comedy about miserable people, which is what this movie tried to do. When Eminem advised George that he did the wrong thing by not dying of his disease, I totally agreed with him. George Simmons is a miserable cur. I think the only person more pathe"