Misery Loves Comedy 9 years old

Kevin Pollak explores the dark side of comedy in this fascinating documentary.

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?

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Misery Loves Comedy Cast

Name Character
Whoopi Goldberg She was 59, now 68 years old as Herself
Bobby Cannavale He was 44, now 53 years old as Himself
Jon Favreau He was 48, now 57 years old as Himself
Stephen Merchant He was 40, now 49 years old as Himself
Paul Feig He was 52, now 61 years old as Himself
Richard Kind He was 58, now 67 years old as Himself
Kevin Pollak He was 57, now 66 years old as Himself
Matthew Perry He was 45, now 54 years old as Himself
Dov Davidoff as Himself
Kevin Nealon He was 61, now 70 years old as Himself
Bob Saget He was 58, now 67 years old as Himself
Kevin Smith He was 44, 31 years old when he died as Himself
Laraine Newman She was 62, now 72 years old as Herself
James L. Brooks He was 74, now 83 years old as Himself
Jason Alexander He was 55, now 64 years old as Himself
Lewis Black He was 66, now 75 years old as Himself
Greg Proops He was 55, now 64 years old as Himself
Matt Walsh He was 50, now 59 years old as Himself
Freddie Prinze, Jr. He was 38, now 48 years old as Himself
David Wain He was 45, now 54 years old as Himself
Penn Jillette He was 59, now 69 years old as Himself
Todd Glass He was 50, now 59 years old as Himself
Richard Lewis He was 67, 71 years old when he died as Himself
Michael Showalter He was 44, now 53 years old as Himself
Jimmy Fallon He was 40, now 49 years old as Himself
Dave Thomas He was 65, now 74 years old as Himself
Jason Reitman He was 37, now 46 years old as Himself
Judd Apatow He was 47, now 56 years old as Himself
Janeane Garofalo She was 50, now 59 years old as Herself
Amy Schumer She was 33, now 42 years old as Herself
Kumail Nanjiani He was 36, now 46 years old as Himself
Chris Hardwick He was 43, now 52 years old as Himself
Jim Gaffigan He was 48, now 57 years old as Himself
Michael Ian Black He was 43, now 52 years old as Himself
Maria Bamford She was 44, now 53 years old as Herself
Martin Short He was 64, now 74 years old as Himself
Larry Miller He was 61, now 70 years old as Himself
Nick Swardson He was 38, now 47 years old as Himself
Mike Birbiglia He was 36, now 45 years old as Himself
Christopher Guest He was 66, now 76 years old as Himself
Joe Lo Truglio He was 44, now 53 years old as Himself
David Koechner He was 52, now 61 years old as Himself
Dana Gould He was 50, now 59 years old as Himself
Jim Norton He was 77, now 86 years old as Himself
Kathleen Madigan She was 49, now 58 years old as Herself
Wayne Federman He was 55, now 64 years old as Himself
Bobby Slayton He was 59, now 68 years old as Himself
Rob Delaney He was 30, now 39 years old as Himself
Andy Richter He was 48, now 57 years old as Himself
Scott Aukerman He was 44, now 53 years old as Himself
Samm Levine He was 32, now 42 years old as Himself
Robert Smigel He was 54, now 64 years old as Himself
Bret Ernst as Himself
Andy Kindler He was 15, now 24 years old as Himself
Jeremy Hotz He was 51, now 60 years old as Himself
Alan Zweibel He was 64, now 73 years old as Himself
Eddie Brill as Himself
Jake Johannsen He was 54, now 63 years old as Himself
Jim Jefferies He was 37, now 47 years old as Himself
Kelly Carlin She was 51, now 60 years old as Herself

Misery Loves Comedy Crew

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Misery Loves Comedy (9 years)

Kevin Pollak explores the dark side of comedy in this fascinating documentary.

  • Release day: Friday, January 23, 2015
  • Runtime: 94 minutes