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George Simmons is a famous stand-up comedian, who learns that he has a terminal illness and less than a year to live. When, he meets Ira, a struggling comedian at a comedy club where both the comedians are performing, George hires Ira to be his personal assistant and opening act at his performances. The two forge a close friendship as George helps Ira with his career and Ira helps George find closure in his legacy. However, when George learns that his disease has gone into remission and an ex-girlfriend re-enters his life, he''s inspired to reevaluate what is important to him and what truly gives meaning to his life.
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|MPAA Ratings:||R||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2009||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Universal Pictures|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Apatow Productions .....Production Company, Happy Madison Productions .....Production Company, Gala Catering Inc .....Production Company, Footsteps Post Production Inc .....Production Company, Picture Mill .....Production Company, Custom Film Effects .....Production Company, Buena Vista Negative Cutting .....Production Company, Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc. .....Production Company, Hammerhead Productions, Inc. .....Production Company, Corbis .....Production Company, Getty Images .....Production Company, Istockphoto .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Ro Image 2000 .....Theatrical Distributor, Bontonfilm .....Theatrical Distributor, Empire .....Theatrical Distributor, Karantanija .....Theatrical Distributor, Forum .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Releasing International .....Theatrical Distributor, Universal Pictures .....Studio, Columbia Pictures .....Studio, Universal Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Universal Pictures International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|