The Comedians of Comedy
The Comedians of Comedy (2005)

Four comics take their offbeat brand of humor on the road in this blend of performance video and backstage documentary. Patton Oswalt, best known for his recurring role on the sitcom The King of Queens, wanted to stage a tour doing his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 2005
DVD Release Date: November 18, 2005
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

While there is a great deal of laughter among the quartet, there's scarcely a giggle in it for the audience.

Brian Mckay

When the Kings and Queens have come and gone, it's all about the Comedians

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Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

Between the stand-up routines and the day to day craziness, there's hardly a chance to catch your breath.

Laura Kern
New York Times

Michael Blieden's indulgent and often numbingly slow documentary follows four semiknown comedians on a tour of the United States.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Oswalt's one-hour Comedy Central special contains more laughs than this...

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Credit the talent for their skill and timing and ability to riff, but also [credit director] Michael Blieden, who shows that his work on Melvin Comes to Dinner was no fluke.

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Akiva Gottlieb
Village Voice

Watching the quartet doing laundry, playing arcade games, or getting haircuts evokes the banality of road life far too accurately, and at 105 minutes, the film hardly leaves us wanting more.

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Chris Barsanti

dull and lazy

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
This doc is part performance video, part backstage/behind the scenes look at a comedy tour Patton Oswalt did with fellow alternative comics Brian Posehn, Zach… More
_kelly .King
too stoned review: cant ber bothered typin right now just wasnr funny comedians r boring two days later review: This doc follows the comics it says it does only… More
Steve K
Being a relatively recent fan of Patton Oswalt, I was excited to watch this documentary about the tour he did a few years back with Brian Posehn, Zach… More
James Alvarez
A great documentary about real comedians. Brian Posehn's explanation of Star Wars is one of the funniest bits I have ever heard.
David Ladd
To start here I have to begin by saying comedy is subjective and everyone has their own opinion of what is funny and what is not. Personally, I found this to be… More
Christopher Brown
A good documentary showing the behind the scenes antics from the Comedians of Comedy tour with Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifanakis, Maria Bamford and Brian Posehn. … More