Drama • R • 1974 • 1 hr 51 min
An eye opening film about a comedian that broke the boundaries of conformity
Dustin Hoffman is outstanding. Could have benefitted from a better script and a better director (I loathe Bob Fosse), but Hoffman saves it.
Dustin Hoffman is amazing in this role, and it is amazing to see how times have changed from when this kind of censorship was a reality.
Definitely more convincing that Lenny Bruce was an interesting, tragic man than he was a good comic.
Basic biopic. Hoffman does a great job. One time watch.
A great biopic about a fascinating individual from comedy's history. It's the "genius becomes unravelled by obsession" plot done very well
One of the best biopics. U can go in knowing nothing about Bruce. Hoffman is outstanding. A depressing watch though.
I was sadly disappointed by this. I love listening to the real Lenny’s records, but Hoffman didn’t engage me at all. Perrine was great tho.
Amazing portrayal of one of the most important and forgotten fighters for free speech.
Believe it was Dustin Hoffman who portrayed the legendary personality in this? Not sure if it was critically acclaimed or slammed, but 👍!
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