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 Said It. "Hot Honey" Did It. Together They Shocked America.

Cast

Keywords

biography husband wife relationship adultery stand-up comedy stripper social satire comedian drug addiction court unfaithfulness court case courtroom judaism freedom of speech civil rights self destructiveness

Photos

Lists

#48 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography