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Funny People

"George Simmons was prepared to die, but then a funny thing happened."

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.

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Released: Jul 31st, 2009
Budget: $75,000,000.00
Revenue: $61,458,982.00

Funny People Main Cast

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Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
plays George Simmons
Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
plays Ira Wright
Leslie Mann
Leslie Mann
plays Laura
Eric Bana
Eric Bana
plays Clarke
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill
plays Leo Koenig
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • When Seth Rogen's character talks about his camp experience at a camp called "Miriam", this is a reference to the camp that Rogen went to growing up. This camp is a Jewish camp located in Vancouver affiliated to the youth movement Habonim Dror.
  • The opening video with the prank calls is a real video shot by Judd Apatow when he and Adam Sandler were younger. The two other people appearing in this video are Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When George is doing a joke about not having any religion in the beginning of the movie when you see videos from when he was doing stand up and he clearly states that he had the suit he was wearing was from his Bar Mitzvah.
  • The cameo by 'James Taylor' at (I) the MySpace show at which George and Ira performs was originally intended for Bruce Springsteen.
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