Punchline

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy

PUNCHLINE, the first major release to hit on this subculture of comedy clubs and struggling comedians, is both funny and sad. Tom Hanks plays Steven Gold, a callous down-and-out comedian who spends more time delivering routines than studying for medical exams. Lilah Krytsick (Sally Field) is a New Jersey housewife who tells dirty Polish jokes about her...read more

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01:52 — A cynical stand-up comic plays adviser to a frustrated New Jersey housewife just entering the business.

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: PUNCHLINE, the first major release to hit on this subculture of comedy clubs and struggling comedians, is both funny and sad. Tom Hanks plays Steven Gold, a callous down-and-out comedian who spends more time delivering routines than studying for medical ex… (more)

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