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The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

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Critic Consensus: If you want lots of laughs and don't mind some profanity, The Original Kings of Comedy can deliver.

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A selection of concert highlights from two nights of the long-running "Original Kings of Comedy" tour, featuring the talents of Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Bernie Mac, and including behind-the-scenes footage.

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Critic Reviews for The Original Kings of Comedy

All Critics (88) | Top Critics (33)

Footage shot from over their shoulders reveals a sea of faces out of which individuals quickly emerge, as the comedians -- especially emcee Harvey -- enthrall and provoke audience members.

September 23, 2008 | Full Review…

A consistently hilarious assemblage of highlights from the hit concert tour of the same name.

June 6, 2008 | Full Review…

This is comedy with a sense of showmanship, and Lee cuts shrewdly to the rhythm of the jokes.

January 26, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Seeing the film in a crowded theater is a lot more fun than watching it on TV would be, and the crappy, grainy look does create a sort of you-are-there immediacy.

August 9, 2001

Boasts the highest laughs-per-minute ratio of any in this season's hilarity.

January 1, 2000

The movie has the feel of a joyous blow-out party, and it's hard not to get swept up by its upbeat energy.

January 1, 2000

Audience Reviews for The Original Kings of Comedy

½

I don't know why Spike Lee directed this but it's hilarious, all up in Charlotte.

Lenny Muggsy
Lenny Muggsy

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½

I've never seen so many fat black chicks laughing at one time in one crowd. Also I only laughed hard at one joke during the entire DVD, and that was Hughley's "two week notice" bit. Steve Martin's rant about today's rap music was pretty spot on though.

Taylor Bond
Taylor Bond

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Funny funny stuff.

Jared H
Jared H

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