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Looking for Lenny (2011)

Not Rated
65 min | Documentary

Looking for Lenny is an in-depth, controversial documentary that uses Lenny Bruce's legacy to explore the present condition of the fear of words and expression. It also tackles the issue of new limitations that the government and society ...See moreLooking for Lenny is an in-depth, controversial documentary that uses Lenny Bruce's legacy to explore the present condition of the fear of words and expression. It also tackles the issue of new limitations that the government and society are placing upon freedom of expression in the artistic and political discourse. It speaks directly to recent attempts by political figures to instill fear into American society by labeling, manipulating, and inflaming people's fear of the spoken word. Written by Anonymous See less
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Director
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Elan Gale (story)
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Updated Oct 10, 2011

Release date
Sep 1, 2012 (United States)

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Lenny Bruce
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Fish
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Jon Lovitz
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Mathew Harawitz
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Carl B. Montgomery
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Frank Ray Perilli
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Morey Amsterdam
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Ann Coulter
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J. Edgar Hoover
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Don Imus
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Lyndon B. Johnson
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Joe Louis
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Sally Marr
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Keith Olbermann
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Al Sharpton
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John Bowman
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Steven Fishco
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Adam Hunter
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Maz Jobrani
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Ronnie Marmo
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Rick Overton
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Ratings Breakdown

6.2 / 10 | 168 votes