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Funny People

Rating:R (for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:July 31, 2009
Running time:136 minutes
Cast:Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill
Director:Judd Apatow
Producer:Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend
Writer:Judd Apatow
Distributor:Universal Pictures

Description: George Simmons is a famous stand-up comedian, who learns that he has a terminal illness and less than a year to live. When, he meets Ira, a struggling comedian at a comedy club where both the comedians are performing, George hires Ira to be his personal assistant and opening act at his performances. The two forge a close friendship as George helps Ira with his career and Ira helps George find closure in his legacy. However, when George learns that his disease has gone into remission and an ex-girlfriend re-enters his life, he's inspired to reevaluate what is important to him and what truly gives meaning to his life.

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