Funny People

Lists: Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira."

Overall Ranking: 887 (Rank from 2009: # 19)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Dan O'Neill90 - Funny People is consistently funny, as well as being heart-felt, with great performances from the whole cast, even though the last act may take some away, and not very inspired direction.
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Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest78Comedy: 5
Rewatch: 5
Caz of Lets Go To The Movies52(full review)

People Involved

  • Adam Sandler (George Simmons)
  • Seth Rogen (Ira Wright)
  • Leslie Mann (Laura)
  • Eric Bana (Clarke)
  • Jonah Hill (Leo Koenig)
  • Jason Schwartzman (Mark Taylor Jackson)
  • RZA (Chuck)
  • Aziz Ansari (Randy)
  • Aubrey Plaza (Daisy Danby)
  • Maude Apatow (Mable)
  • Iris Apatow (Ingrid)
  • Torsten Voges (Dr. Lars)
  • Allan Wasserman (Dr. Stevens)
  • Wayne Federman (Comedy & Magic Manager)
  • Judd Apatow (Director)