About

The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establisment as too obscene for the public.

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Directed by

Bob Fosse

Written by

Julian Barry (Screenplay)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Lenny's Time Has Finally Come!

Cast

Keywords

stripper comedian kiss judaism scatological humor contempt of court

Photos

Lists

#48 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material