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The King of Staten Island

The King of Staten Island is a movie starring Marisa Tomei, Pamela Adlon, and Steve Buscemi. A semi-autobiographical comedy-drama about Pete Davidson growing up in Staten Island, including losing his father during 9/11 and entering...

Other Titles
Untitled Judd Apatow/Pete Davidson Project
Running Time
2 hours 16 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Comedy, Drama
Director
Judd Apatow
Writer
Dave Sirus, Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson
Actors
Marisa Tomei, Pamela Adlon, Steve Buscemi, Bel Powley
Country
USA
Year
2020
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A semi-autobiographical comedy-drama about Pete Davidson growing up in Staten Island, including losing his father during 9/11 and entering the world of stand up comedy.

Comments about comedy «The King of Staten Island» (23)

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Wayne C.

The story is unique in that it shows a town of immigrants. The story is very well told. The acting is also very good. I liked it. The setting is New York. It is very funny. I recommend this movie to everyone.

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Jose Webb

The story of a troubled American boy and the little girl who care for him, gives a great view on how people are affected by the death of a parent. The film is not about the situation of the boy, but the little girl who cares for him and all of his friends. The way the film is shot gives a great feeling of reality and realism. One of the best aspects of the film is that it gives an inside look on the lives of the characters, and a true sense of the everyday life in New York. The music is excellent, and the acting of the cast is very good. It is definitely one of the best films I've seen in recent years.

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Tyler Spencer

It's just not possible for me to give this film a high score. The film has no redeeming qualities. The screenplay, with some exceptions, is not very good. I can't figure out the point of the story, but then again, maybe I don't want to know. I have to say that the cast is pretty good, as far as the acting goes. There are some funny parts in the film, but mostly it's just stupid. I would say that the film does have some redeeming qualities, though. The music is quite good. But, that is not enough to make up for a movie with a rather weak storyline. I would say that this film is not worth watching, but then again, I can't say that about any other movie I have seen this year. If you are interested in watching a decent movie that doesn't go over your head, then maybe give this one a try.

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Heather

I'm not exactly sure why people dislike this movie so much. I really liked it. I think it's because the subject matter is such a sensitive issue and the performances of some of the supporting actors aren't up to the mark, especially that of Peter Sarsgaard, who plays the king's henchman, The Duke. The Duke is one of the most underused characters in recent film history, he's great, but he's never really had a script to work with, so it's never been his role to play. Peter Sarsgaard is a tremendous actor, and he proves it again here, he's terrific. As the Duke, Sarsgaard gives us a character that's eternally frustrated, and Sarsgaard's character is such a great villain, you can't help but root for him. The Duke and Sarsgaard have such a great chemistry together, and you can really feel their mutual dislike of each other. The movie also has some great set pieces, and Sarsgaard is brilliant as always. It's a shame that the main plot isn't more about this King's personal life, it would have been a lot more interesting. Still, it's very well done. It's got all the ingredients for greatness, and there are some pretty poignant moments, and the conclusion is pretty devastating. I don't want to say too much more about it, because I don't want to give away anything, but I'll just say that it's a very nice movie, with a lot of good acting, a great script, and the direction is excellent. I gave it an 8 out of 10.

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Jeffrey

A good comedy that's more about Americana than Vietnam. On a sunny Sunday afternoon on Staten Island, Thomas (Martin Sheen) is having trouble getting laid. So, he borrows a prostitute from the local watering hole and then we get to see what life is like for the locals who live in the surrounding hamlets. A lot of jokes come from a stereotypical Bronx accent, and the film really builds up to a conclusion that's a little predictable, but not too much. Notable performances come from Martin Sheen and Gwen Verdon as the prostitutes. Sheen's on-screen presence is as good as it gets. He's not the most entertaining guy around, but he's very likable and funny. Verdon also has a fun time playing a prostitute, and she's fun to watch too. Another nice element is that this film isn't about sex, drugs, or violence. Instead, it's a look at a local culture that's been totally ignored in films from the 80's and 90's. You get the feeling that if this movie was made today, it would be panned. I didn't think this film was terrible, but I can see why it was panned. It's mostly supposed to be a comedy, but it could have been better.

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Walter Griffin

An interesting, if flawed, look at a very human, and sometimes funny, side of the wrestling world. Rourke is fine, but as always he plays a less-than-skilled wrestler. The bulk of the movie is spent on the offbeat relationships that form between the wrestler, the manager, and his friend (who is married to the wrestler's wife). The movie is largely a study of a marriage. I'll say this much about the wrestling-crossover. It's true. Wrestling and wrestling-management will always make for interesting subjects. They're a great excuse for great stories. But, if you are a wrestling fan, you may be a little disappointed. The movie deals mostly with the relationship between the wrestler and his wife. This is where the movie's main weakness is. The movie is full of superficial detail. The wrestling community is incredibly diverse, and yet this relationship is told from the point of view of a married man. The audience will need to see the relationship from a different perspective. The movie is also full of big-name, and extremely well-played wrestlers. As such, the movie is easy to pick out. If you like big-name wrestlers, the movie will be enjoyable. If you like the wrestling community, the movie will be more interesting. If you're looking for something to think about or study, the movie won't satisfy. I think the movie is worth watching, but it will not be as memorable as a lot of other movies. However, it's still worth checking out, if you're a wrestling fan. (There are a few, smaller things, that are worth noting, as well.)

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Barbara A.

This is a good film, but its not perfect. The film is well acted and directed. It is not a great film, but its still worth watching. I thought the story was strong and very well told. It has some great dialogue and even a couple of laugh out loud moments. It also has a great cast, which was a plus. The performances are all very good. I really liked Elijah Wood and Matthew Goode. I thought Richard Jenkins did a great job as well. He really gave a great performance as well. All in all, the film is good, but not great.

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Teresa

No movie can make the player to the spectator to the player and this movie does it for me. The first thirty minutes are great but the second half is full of unforgettable moments. It is good to be able to laugh with a big and colorful screen, with music and with great characters. I'm a big fan of movies from the 70s, it is not so often that you can watch a movie with such a rich history, with such a big cast and with such a good director. This movie is so different, a fresh movie with a great cast. It's a comedy, a drama, a romance, a horror and a comedy. And so many more things. Enjoy

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Christopher M.

It's hard to believe that this movie is actually based on a true story. The story is not interesting or particularly interesting. I actually found the story dull and didn't really care about the characters in the movie. The movie is filmed in the style of a documentary. It's a nice and dramatic movie but it's nothing new and nothing that we haven't seen before. I would say that the main reason why the movie is good is because of the actors and especially because of the director. He did an excellent job. I liked the camera work and the sound effects. The acting was very good. I liked Jack Black's performance. It's the first time I've seen him in a movie that I was actually interested in watching. I think that the only thing that I didn't like about this movie is that there were no interesting subplots. It's like it's a collection of different short stories. But it's not like I didn't enjoy it because of that. It's just that it was boring and I didn't really care about the characters in the movie. Overall I would say that it was a good movie and worth seeing. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Pamela

The King of Staten Island is a movie that is all about living, and everything that we do to live. There are lots of things to think about and very little time to think about. Even though this movie is really about the fact that everyone in the world should live life to the fullest, it is also about how bad it can be if we do not. It is a movie about living life to the fullest, because it is a movie about life. The character of Jimmy takes you along on a journey that takes you into the heart of the tragedy that is Hurricane Sandy. The film was shot in New York City and New Jersey, so it feels like living in the heart of New York. The acting is really good. I really enjoyed the performances of Steve Zahn and Jim Parsons. They really showed their talent and added to the character of Jimmy. This movie is a must see.

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Wayne L.

This movie was very amusing. It is not a serious movie. It is a humorous movie. The acting was great and there were times where I just wanted to scream at the screen. I am so glad I saw it, I am going to see it again. It was really great and I recommend it to anyone. If you are a parent that would like to have your kids do some summer camp and a family vacation, this is the movie for you.

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Sara F.

This is an important film that offers an important look at a society and culture that was not only on the verge of disintegration in the 1930s, but also in the 50s and 60s, and for many in the 1970s. It should be considered for being one of the best films about the gay liberation movement and the change in society. The acting is superb and the film never feels the need to resort to sensationalism. This is a beautifully filmed film that is very much worth watching.

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Patricia Rogers

When the new "King of Staten Island" movie comes out, I think this will be a huge step forward. The movie does have a nice amount of humor, and the acting is pretty good. And it's really easy to find a storyline that will make you laugh. So in that way, I don't think this is a bad movie. And for the most part, it was good. I liked the fact that it was written by Ryan Gosling and Meryl Streep. And that they did a good job making this movie. It's not really a good movie for the same reason that it's not a great movie. The movie is just one big laugh, and it's definitely a step up from the last "King of Staten Island." But I think that if you're a guy, you should definitely watch this movie. I liked it, and I hope you will too. It's worth it.

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Gregory Curtis

I thought this was an interesting movie. It didn't seem to go all that far into the dark side of things. I thought that it was somewhat slow moving but it was interesting in a way. I thought it had a couple of good parts, especially the ending, but I thought that the acting was not that great. There were a couple of things that didn't make any sense. It was hard to get into it, and I don't think that it was worth the two hours I spent on it. I didn't get a lot of laughs out of it. It was worth watching, but I didn't think it was a great movie. I was disappointed. I thought it was a good movie, but I don't think it was the best movie of the year.

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Denise P.

I was skeptical about this movie, since I felt it was just a mess of a movie. However, I had some great laughs and it was fun to watch. My favorite part was when they get hit on the head with a book. That was the funniest part of the movie. Overall, it's a good movie to watch with a group of friends. If you're a fan of the old Saturday Night Live cast, you'll definitely enjoy this movie.

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Douglas Lucas

Since the beginning of my movie watching life, I've always been in search of a movie that will stand the test of time. I know what a "classic" movie can be and have seen enough of them to know that a movie can be so good that it's impossible to find a movie that isn't. This movie is definitely one of those movies. This movie has everything. It's funny, touching, sad, scary, and it doesn't contain any of the elements that could make it a bad movie. This movie is a good movie that has the kind of heart that everyone can relate to. This movie is a "classic". If you don't like it, you're not my type. This is a good movie, I have to say it's one of my favorites and I recommend it to anyone.

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Debra

As I sit here watching this movie, I'm still not sure if I like it or hate it. I have to admit that I am a huge fan of the old films and the series, and I love the original movie, but for some reason, the original, I just don't like. But in general, I love the way this movie is filmed. I love the lighting and the score. I love the locations, and the camera angles are perfect. I think the cast did an excellent job, and I think the chemistry between the leads was fantastic. I don't want to go into too much detail, but I think the problem with the film is that I don't think people will like it because it's based on a book, and the characters are very much like the ones from the book. It's true that there are some things in the movie that are more interesting than in the book, but there are a lot of things that are not in the book that are just as important to the story. And I think people will be able to enjoy the film, but I don't think it will be a great film. I think if you haven't read the book, and you just watch it, it will be great. If you have read the book, you might not enjoy it. I have never read the book, but I liked the movie, and I think I'll read the book next. I'm definitely going to watch this movie again.

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Larry H.

While watching "The King of Staten Island," I was interested in how much of the movie it would be. I didn't expect a "wonderful" film, and it wasn't. There were some very good moments in the film, and the overall feel was that of a "let's fix something up," "let's get this movie over with," and a "who cares about the characters" type of movie. I didn't like the fact that there was a slight amount of racism. The film didn't go into any depth into why this was, but in the end, the director and the screenwriter had it right. I felt that there were some scenes that could have been taken out, and it might have made the film a bit more interesting. Also, the end felt somewhat abrupt and unfinished. The only thing I could really think of was that it didn't do the time it had right. The plot, and the characters, were pretty interesting and engaging, but it didn't do enough with the amount of time it had. I liked the film, but the director and the writer could have made it a little more. Overall, "The King of Staten Island" was pretty good. It was a bit too short, but it was a good movie. It is an interesting, and not entirely good, film. It does have some good moments, but it doesn't do enough with the amount of time it had. It is a good, but not a great, film. I would recommend watching the film, and I would definitely buy it if I had the chance to.

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Tyler W.

In the film, Freddie Highmore is the underdog who finds himself on the wrong side of the law, but in the end wins everyone over by being the one who stands up to the big bad guy. It is this film's best aspect. The acting is great, and the directing is better than the previous films. This film really is one of those films that only fans of the previous films will like, and even fans of the first film won't like it. This film's theme of losing your innocence and trying to get it back is one of the best themes ever. I really love the way the theme is portrayed. It's a little bit of everything. I think it will be a hit with fans of the previous films. Overall, it is one of the best films of the year. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Marie

I found the movie very interesting, and entertaining. It's a good movie, the performances are great, and the story was quite interesting. The director used a lot of tricks to tell the story, and he did a good job of it. The acting was very good, and it's really amazing that everyone got it all. I really liked the movie, it was very well made, the cinematography was really good, and the score was very good. It's really fun to watch, and the movie has some very funny scenes, and very touching ones. It's a good movie, it's really good, it's really fun to watch, and it's really good. It's really great, and it's really good.

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Walter Lewis

Director Sam Mendes makes his mark with this movie, as he's really able to show the desperation of these two characters, and their world, and the interactions they have with each other. This movie's the story of Jeff & Jackie. In the beginning of the film, Jeff & Jackie are in Brooklyn, and are experiencing the birth of their child. They are living the only true American dream of having a child. They are going to a state of the art hospital, but when they get there they find out that the baby was not born at the state of the art hospital. As the story goes on, they are taking care of the baby. Jackie is in hospital, and Jackie says she doesn't want to go to the hospital, she's not pregnant, she's just there to look after the baby. Jeff, on the other hand, is in hospital. He's not pregnant, he's in hospital because he wants to look after his wife who's in hospital. As the story goes on, they realise that the baby has died, and they try to get rid of the baby and the baby's body. The character of Jeff & Jackie, both are shown as characters who are more than the sum of their parts. They're a team, and they try to deal with their world, and that of their family, and it's something that I think the director did very well. The story in the movie is really good. The movie is about the characters in their environment, the situation they're in, and their struggles. I really enjoyed the way the movie was written, the way they adapted to the story. I really enjoyed the way the movie was adapted to the language. The story is told very well, and you really get to know the characters, and how they feel. The movie really kept me interested. The characters are well developed, and their interactions are well shown. The movie is really well acted. The performances are very good, with a lot of acting. I really enjoyed the acting in this movie, and really thought that the performances are very good. I really liked the performances in this movie. This is really one of the best movies I've seen in 2016, and I think that this movie is really a good one. I really enjoyed this movie, and it's a movie that I would recommend to anybody who likes movies that are real, and realistic.

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Ryan D.

In the early 1970s, a desperate but smart Harlem gangster is determined to redeem himself by kidnapping the illegitimate daughter of a friend, on the ground that she has once had an affair with the gangster's wife. The gangster doesn't trust the police to do anything, and decides to do everything he can on his own. The movie is based on a novel by the gangster's friend, Elam, and is pretty well done, with many engaging scenes, like the one in which the gangster tries to sneak into a hospital and commit suicide by hanging himself. The movie is also about how the gangs have little to do with the real world, and how even if they do fight, they still have no real reason to. I can understand that the movie is not a masterpiece, but I thought it was really well done. I recommend it for people who have read the book, or who have seen the movie, but I don't think it is a great movie, at all.

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Kyle R.

One thing I had to note before I watched this film was that it's not about the makers of the film. They're not mentioned anywhere in the movie, and the film is never even discussed. So I would not have noticed if I didn't have the intention of seeing it. But that doesn't mean it's a good film. And it's certainly not the best film of its kind. I'm not going to go into the plot, because it's a common plot in movies, and I think most of us have seen one of them. It's about a group of kids who have been abandoned in the woods and the adults who try to keep them from being hurt. There are a few twists in this movie, and it is funny. It's not a movie I would see again, but I'm glad I saw it. It's good. And it's not a waste of time. I give it a 7/10.