Rank: 72/100 in Top Movie 1988 – Punchline: Dying is easy. Comedy is hard.

Movie Synopsis:
Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who’s always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to help the untried Lilah develop her stage act. Despite the objections of her family and some very wobbly beginnings, Lilah improves, and soon she finds herself competing with Steven for a coveted television spot.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Punchline
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1988-10-07
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Comedy Movie, Drama Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1988
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Columbia Pictures
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $15,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $21,032,267.00
  • Running Time: 123 minutes
  • Director: David Seltzer
  • Actors: Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman, Mark Rydell, Kim Greist
  • YB100 views Counts: 35
  • YB100 Likes: 4
  • Popularity: 7.462
  • Vote Count: 70
  • Vote Average: 5.4

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