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The Aristocrats


Director. Penn Jillette & Paul Provenza

Starring. Billy Connolly, Carrie Fisher, Chris Rock, Drew Carey, Eddie Izzard, George Carlin, Jason Alexander, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg

An old burlesque routine called "The Aristocrats" is notorious on the comedy circuit as one of the world's filthiest jokes. Uniquely, the telling of the joke allows a great deal of improvisation; each stand-up delivers it differently. Paul Provenza's documentary interviews over 100 big names of comedy, deconstructing a successful joke and the creative process.

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