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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

In hopes of better diplomatic relations, the State Department contacts Albert Brooks (playing himself) and asks the comedian if he will go to India and try to find out what constitutes comedy in the Muslim world--then file a 500-page report. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: A
Sexual Content: A
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 19 Jan 2006
Video Release: 28 Aug 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World is rated PG-13: for drug content and brief strong language

Cast: Albert Brooks, Penny Marshall
Studio: 2006 Warner Home Video

Detailed Review

As a film reviewer, nothing presents more of a conundrum than an Albert Brooks movie. One moment I'm laughing harder than I can recall, the next I can't remember… 
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Why Is Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Rated PG-13?

An extended scene with comedic use of an unknown drug presents the greatest concern for… 
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Can comedy help us to better understand other cultures? Do Americans differ in what… 
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