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Punchline (Punch Line) (1988)

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Starring (View all)
Sally Field Sally Field
Lilah Krytsick
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks
Steven Gold
John Goodman John Goodman
John Krytsick
Mark Rydell Mark Rydell
Romeo
Kim Greist Kim Greist
Madeline Urie
Paul Mazursky Paul Mazursky
Arnold
George Mcgrath George Mcgrath
Singing Nun
Taylor Negron Taylor Negron
Albert Emperato


Written by
David Seltzer David Seltzer
(written by)


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An average movie

12 years, 9 months ago at Aug 24 7:54
Before becoming a โ€˜seriousโ€™ actor and winning two Academy awards back-to-back, Tom Hanks used to make some pretty goofy comedies and he was pretty successful at it. Basically, this movie was one of those daft comedies and, honestly, I thought it could have been quite awesome. Indeed, in my opinion, it really had some potential, the subject was quite fascinating. There were also some really i... read more
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Description: Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The wages are lousy and everybody hopes for the big break. Lilah Krytsick is housewife with an ambition to be a stand-up comedian, however she doesnt seem to have the talent. Steven takes her under his wings and teaches her the art of comedy and humour. But when a TV station arranges a comedy evening at the club, Steve sees his opportunity for fame and stardom. Their friendship seems quickly forgotten and now it's every man and woman for him- or hers ... (more)
Release date: 7 October 1988
UPC: 043396077492
Tags: Comedy (5), Drama (3), Romance (3), 1988 (3), 1980s (2), New York (1), New York City (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), Columbia Pictures (1), SnP (1)
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Pop Culture Phenomenon Films: 80โ€™s (1475 movies items)

" Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The wages are lousy and everybody hopes for the big break. Lilah Krytsick is housewife with an ambition to be a stand-up comedian, however she doesnt seem to have the talent. Steven takes her under his wings and teaches her the art of comedy and humour. But when a TV station arranges a comedy evening at the clu"


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" Directed by: David Seltzer Produced by: David Melnick, Sally Fields, and Janice Yarbrough Written by: David Seltzer Cinematography: Reynaldo Villalobos Edited by: Bruce Green Music by: Charles Gross Distributed by: 20th Century Fox"


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" Directed by: David Seltzer Produced by: David Melnick, Sally Fields, and Janice Yarbrough Written by: David Seltzer Cinematography: Reynaldo Villalobos Edited by: Bruce Green Music by: Charles Gross Distributed by: 20th Century Fox"


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