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  • Funny People (2009)
  • R
    146 min | Comedy, Drama
Funny People (2009)
R
146 min | Comedy, Drama

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.
Director
Writer
Judd Apatow (written by)
Producers
Judd Apatow (produced by) | Barry Mendel (produced by) | Clayton Townsend (produced by)
Composers
Michael Andrews (music by) | Jason Schwartzman (music by)
Cinematographer
Editors
Craig Alpert (edited by) | Brent White (edited by)
Casting Director
Allison Jones (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jul 31, 2009 (United States)

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Cast

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139 cast members
Name Known for
Adam Sandler
George Simmons George Simmons   See fewer
Seth Rogen
Ira Wright Ira Wright   See fewer
Eric Bana
Clarke Clarke   See fewer
Jonah Hill
Leo Koenig Leo Koenig   See fewer
Jason Schwartzman
Mark Taylor Jackson Mark Taylor Jackson   See fewer
Aubrey Plaza
Daisy Danby Daisy Danby   See fewer
Iris Apatow
Ingrid Ingrid   See fewer
RZA
Chuck Chuck   See fewer
Torsten Voges
Dr. Lars Dr. Lars   See fewer
Allan Wasserman
Dr. Stevens Dr. Stevens   See fewer
Rod Man
Rod Man Rod Man   See fewer
Wayne Federman
Comedy & Magic Manager Comedy & Magic Manager   See fewer
Mike O'Connell
MySpace Escort MySpace Escort   See fewer
James Taylor
James Taylor James Taylor   See fewer
Andy Dick
Andy Dick Andy Dick   See fewer
Charles Fleischer
Charles Fleischer Charles Fleischer   See fewer
Nicol Paone
George's Sister George's Sister   See fewer
George Coe
George's Dad George's Dad   See fewer
Budd Friedman
Budd Friedman Budd Friedman   See fewer
Monty Hoffman
Monty Hoffman Monty Hoffman   See fewer
Carol Leifer
Carol Leifer Carol Leifer   See fewer
Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser Paul Reiser   See fewer
Mark Schiff
Mark Schiff Mark Schiff   See fewer
George Wallace
George Wallace George Wallace   See fewer
Norm MacDonald
Norm MacDonald Norm MacDonald   See fewer
Dave Attell
Dave Attell Dave Attell   See fewer
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman   See fewer
Bryan Batt
George's Agent George's Agent   See fewer
Maggie Siff
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
Eminem
Eminem Eminem   See fewer
Ray Romano
Ray Romano Ray Romano   See fewer
Jon Brion
Jon Brion Jon Brion   See fewer
Sebastian Steinberg
Sebastian Steinberg Sebastian Steinberg   See fewer
James Gadson
James Gadson James Gadson   See fewer
Arshad Aslam
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Bo Burnham
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Miki Ishikawa
Yo Teach Cast Member (as Miki Michelle Ishikawa) Yo Teach Cast Member (as Miki Michelle Ishikawa)   See fewer
Kenny Copeland Jr.
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Calvin Sykes
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Ca'Shawn Sims
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Mandi Kreisher
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Phillip Andre Botello
Yo Teach Cast Member Yo Teach Cast Member   See fewer
Carla Gallo
Miss Pruitt on Yo Teach Miss Pruitt on Yo Teach   See fewer
Ernest Thomas
Yo Teach Principal Yo Teach Principal   See fewer
Tonita Castro
Bonita Bonita   See fewer
Carlos Andrade
Gardener Gardener   See fewer
Steve Bannos
Deli Manager Deli Manager   See fewer
Justin Long
Re-Do Guy Re-Do Guy   See fewer
Lucas Astrom
College Guy with Camera (as Lucas Dick) College Guy with Camera (as Lucas Dick)   See fewer
Tyler Spindel
College Guy with Camera College Guy with Camera   See fewer
Deamor Yi
8-Year-Old Girl Fan 8-Year-Old Girl Fan   See fewer
Elaine Kao
Mom with Camera Mom with Camera   See fewer
King Kedar
Family with Camera Family with Camera   See fewer
Andre Butler Jr.
Family with Camera Family with Camera   See fewer
Tanya Acker
Family with Camera Family with Camera   See fewer
Jarrett Grode
Magician Magician   See fewer
Qiana Chase
Chuck's Wife Chuck's Wife   See fewer
Tom Anderson
Tom Anderson Tom Anderson   See fewer
John Hartmann
Private Jet Pilot Private Jet Pilot   See fewer
Dave Rath
San Francisco Theatre Manager San Francisco Theatre Manager   See fewer
Dan Harmon
Paparazzi at Medical Center Paparazzi at Medical Center   See fewer
Brandon Cournoyer
Paparazzi at Medical Center Paparazzi at Medical Center   See fewer
Kyle Kinane
Paparazzi at Medical Center Paparazzi at Medical Center   See fewer
Mark Cohen
Emcee at Improv Emcee at Improv   See fewer
Denise Meyerson
Deli Customer Deli Customer   See fewer
Joanie Marx
Deli Customer Deli Customer   See fewer
Adam J. Bernstein
Hot Dog-Eating Champion's Son (as Adam Bernstein) Hot Dog-Eating Champion's Son (as Adam Bernstein)   See fewer
Da'Vone McDonald
Hot Dog-Eating Co-Star (as Davone McDonald) Hot Dog-Eating Co-Star (as Davone McDonald)   See fewer
Orny Adams
Orny Adams Orny Adams   See fewer
Al Lubel
Al Lubel Al Lubel   See fewer
Jerry Minor
Jerry Minor Jerry Minor   See fewer
Eleanor Zee
George's Mom George's Mom   See fewer
Ben Meyerson
George's Brother-In-Law George's Brother-In-Law   See fewer
Sammy Jack
George's Young Nephew George's Young Nephew   See fewer
Kim Taylor
Kim Taylor Kim Taylor   See fewer
Andrea Zonn
Andrea Zonn Andrea Zonn   See fewer
Kate Markowitz
Kate Markowitz Kate Markowitz   See fewer
Arnold McCuller
Arnold McCuller Arnold McCuller   See fewer
Larry Goldings
Larry Goldings Larry Goldings   See fewer
Luis Conte
Luis Conte Luis Conte   See fewer
Russ Kunkel
Russ Kunkel Russ Kunkel   See fewer
Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy Johnson Jimmy Johnson   See fewer
Brad Grunberg
Comedy & Magic Club Audience Comedy & Magic Club Audience   See fewer
Brian Lally
Comedy & Magic Club Audience Comedy & Magic Club Audience   See fewer
Don Abernathy
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Anthony
Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited) Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Leo Baligaya
Airport Traveler (uncredited) Airport Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Brett Ryan Bonowicz
Improv Audience Member (uncredited) Improv Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Patrick Breen
Comedy Club Goer (uncredited) Comedy Club Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Laura Mayes Byrnes
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Chevanty
Patron (uncredited) Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
James Chiello
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
John Clerkin
Traveler in S.F. Airport (uncredited) Traveler in S.F. Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Clark Coffey
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Zachary Culbertson
Boyfriend of Tall Blonde at the Airport (uncredited) Boyfriend of Tall Blonde at the Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Alex Dominguez
Show room manager (uncredited) Show room manager (uncredited)   See fewer
Aaron Drake
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ezra Edmond
Largo Audience Member (uncredited) Largo Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Janeane Garofalo
Self - Opening Video Prank (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Opening Video Prank (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Laivan Greene
Yo Teach...! Cast Member #2 (uncredited) Yo Teach...! Cast Member #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Rosemary Howard
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Heather Howe
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Johnson
Rapper (archive footage) (uncredited) Rapper (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen Bradley Jones
Security Guard #1 (uncredited) Security Guard #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Mohammad Kavianpour
Paparazzi (uncredited) Paparazzi (uncredited)   See fewer
Spencer Kayden
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Samantha Kelly
Audience Member (uncredited) Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Knox
Audience member (uncredited) Audience member (uncredited)   See fewer
Susan Krebs
Mildred (uncredited) Mildred (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt Landry
Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited) Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Lavell
Airport Traveler (uncredited) Airport Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Jane Le
Jane (uncredited) Jane (uncredited)   See fewer
Cameron Lee
First Class Passenger (uncredited) First Class Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronnie Loaiza
Comedy Club Goer (uncredited) Comedy Club Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl Marino
Traveler in SF Airport (uncredited) Traveler in SF Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Maroon
Comedy club patron (uncredited) Comedy club patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Elsa Morales Myers
Corporate Party Attendee (uncredited) Corporate Party Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Nunez
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Lizzie Partridge
Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited) Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Montgomery Paulsen
Man in Airport (uncredited) Man in Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
David Alan Poe
Sky Cap (uncredited) Sky Cap (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeff Redlick
Airport Traveler (uncredited) Airport Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Richardson
Hotdog eating contest judge (uncredited) Hotdog eating contest judge (uncredited)   See fewer
Timothy Roberts
Security Guard (uncredited) Security Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeff Rosick
Bus Boy (uncredited) Bus Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilder Shaw
Largo Audience Member (uncredited) Largo Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Wil Shriner
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew L. Sobel
Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited) Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Ben Stiller
Self - Opening Video Prank (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Opening Video Prank (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Sugarman
Norwegian Traveler (uncredited) Norwegian Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Kerry Wing
Airline Ticket Buyer (uncredited) Airline Ticket Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jonathan Winnicki
Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited) Comedy & Magic Club Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Nathan Wright
MySpace Employee (uncredited) MySpace Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
Maria Zambrana
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited) Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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