Director Martin Scorsese said that making this film was an "unsettling" experience, in part because of the embarrassing, bitter material of the script.
Much of the scene where Rupert shows up at Jerry's house was improvised.
Martin Scorsese has said that he considers Robert De Niro's performance in this film to be the best one under his direction.
The King of Comedy 1983
18 Feb 1983 ● English ● 1 hr 49 mins
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