Funny People

Released Date
July 31, 2009
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Rating
R
Budget
$75,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$51,855,045 + $19,730,190 = $71,585,235
56

Adam Sandler

 

38

Aubrey Plaza

 

40

Seth Rogen

 

38

Jonah Hill

 

39

Aziz Ansari

 

50

Leslie Mann

 

24

Maude Apatow

 

54

Eric Bana

 

42

Jason Schwartzman

 

About Funny People

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

About

A comedian played by Adam Sandler hires an aspiring comedian to be his assistant shortly before becoming diagnosed with cancer. After he goes into remission, he tries to win the love of his life back.

Trivia

This was Judd Apatow's third time directing Seth Rogen in a feature-length film. The soundtrack featured artists like Paul McCartney and Neil Diamond.