Punchline (1988)

Punchline
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 2hr 3mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sally Field Actor Lilah Krytsick 1 1000001
Tom Hanks Actor Steven Gold 1 1000002
John Goodman Actor John Krytsick 1 1000003
Mark Rydell Actor Romeo 1 1000004
Kim Greist Actor Madeline Urie 1 1000005
Paul Mazursky Actor Arnold 1 1000006
Pam Matteson Actor Utica Blake 1 1000007
George McGrath Actor Singing Nun 1 1000008
Taylor Negron Actor Albert Emperato 1 1000009
Barry Neikrug Actor Krug 1 1000010
Angel Salazar Actor Rico 1 1000011
Damon Wayans Actor Percy 1 1000012
Joycee Katz Actor Joycee 1 1000013
Mac Robbins Actor Billy Lane 1 1000014
Max Alexander Actor Mister Ball 1 1000015
Paul Kozlowski Actor Jerry Petroviak 1 1000016
Barry Sobel Actor Robyn Green 1 1000017
Marty Pollio Actor Juggling Comic 1 1000018
Katie Rich Actor Eve 1 1000019
Charles Richards Actor Maitre d' 1 1000020
Casey Sander Actor Ernie the Bartender 1 1000021
Michael Pollock Actor Piano Player 1 1000022
Wanda Balay Actor Waitress 1 1000023
Christiane Eden Actor Waitress 1 1000024
Susan Michael Actor Waitress 1 1000025
Consuela Nance Actor Waitress 1 1000026
Darunee Hale Actor Waitress 1 1000027
Tiffany Terry Actor Waitress 1 1000028
Renna Bogdanowicz Actor Waitress 1 1000029
Kimberly Ryusaki Actor Waitress 1 1000030
Barbara Collier Actor Waitress 1 1000031
Andrea Adams Actor Waitress 1 1000032
Marcy Del Campos Actor Waitress 1 1000033
Candace Bure Actor Carrie 1 1000034
Laura Jacoby Actor Jenny 1 1000035
Bianca Rose Actor Heidi 1 1000036
Ron Ulstad Actor Madeline's Boss 1 1000037
Howard Weller Actor Crew-Cut Talent Scout 1 1000038
Richard Parker Actor Talent Scout With Glasses 1 1000039
George Wallace Actor Man With Arm in Cast 1 1000040
Andrew Parker Actor Boy on Gurney 1 1000041
Randy Fechter Actor Young Doctor 1 1000042
Sam Ginsburg Actor Sam--the Laughing Patient 1 1000043
Angela Bennett Actor Nurse 1 1000044
Cameron Thor Actor Audience Member 1 1000045
George Novogroder Actor Audience Member 1 1000046
Susan Avants Actor Audience Member 1 1000047
Carin Badger Actor Audience Member 1 1000048
Eva Dunlap Actor Audience Member 1 1000049
C Lewis Actor Audience Member 1 1000050
Suzanne Rains Actor Audience Member 1 1000051
Scott Williams Actor Audience Member 1 1000052
Sharon Borne Actor Audience Member 1 1000053
Bob Zmuda Actor Audience Member 1 1000054
Mark Helm Actor Audience Member 1 1000055
John Kirby Actor Marketing Man 1 1000056
Robina Suwol Actor Buffy 1 1000057
Robert Britton Actor Murray 1 1000058
Mark Goldstein Actor Mark 1 1000059
Melissa Tufeld Actor Mark's Wife 1 1000060
Dottie Archibald Actor Mrs Ball 1 1000061
Susie Essman Actor Lilah's Hairdresser 1 1000062
Joey Vega Actor Waiter in Coffee Shop 1 1000063
Ben Hartigan Actor Older Clergyman 1 1000064
Jimmy Brogan Actor Younger Clergyman 1 1000065
George Wallace Actor Doctor Wishniak 1 1000066
Crane Jackson Actor 2nd Faculty Examiner 1 1000067
Rich Ramirez Actor Taxi Driver 1 1000068
Mike Starr Actor Man With Bullhorn 1 1000069
Scott Lawrence Actor n/a 1 1000070
David Seltzer Director n/a 2 2000001
Daniel Melnick Producer n/a 3 3000001
Michael Rachmil Producer n/a 3 3000002
Janice Yarbrough Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Jerry Baerwitz Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Jim van Wyck Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
David Seltzer Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jerry Baerwitz Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Ira Marvin Unit Production Manager (New York) 182 5000002
Ira Marvin Production Supervisor n/a 307 5000003
Jim van Wyck Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Princess McLean Assistant Director n/a 163 5000005
Liz Ryan Assistant Director (New York) 163 5000006
Paul Brinkman Location Manager n/a 193 5000007
Ed Crocitto Location Manager (New York) 193 5000008
Karen Wookey Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000009
Jeannie Jeha Production Coordinator production office coordinator 162 5000010
Ooty Moorehead Production Coordinator production office coordinator(New York) 162 5000011
Ricardo Matta DGA Trainee n/a 120878 5000012
John Rusk DGA Trainee (New York) 120878 5000013
Reynaldo Villalobos Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ray De La Motte Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Michael Gershman Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Ricky Bravo Camera Operator (New York) 239 6000004
Ted Churchill Steadicam Operator (New York) 232 6000005
Alan Disler Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000006
Candy Edwards Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000007
Bruce Birmelin Photography stills 120835 6000008
Phil Hetos Color Timer n/a 120921 6000009
Bruce Green Editor n/a 172 7000001
Patrick Drummond Editor effects editor 172 7000002
Frank Smathers Dialogue Editor n/a 204 7000003
Rich Steven Dialogue Editor n/a 204 7000004
Jonas Thaler Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000005
William Goldenberg Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000006
Scott Arundale Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000007
Gina Mittelman Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000008
Charles Gross Music n/a 120781 8000001
Daniel Carlin Music Editor music editor supervisor 214 8000002
Gary Anderson Original Music n/a 120838 8000003
Michael Pollock Song ("Remember Tonight and Smile") 120859 8000004
Jackson DeGovia Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Peg Cummings Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
John Jensen Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Jay Moore Art Director art direction(New York) 183 9000004
Joe Hubbard Set Designer n/a 202 9000005
Peter Smith Set Designer n/a 202 9000006
Steven Jordan Set Designer (New York) 202 9000007
Robert Topol Scenic Artist (New York) 745 9000008
Jackie Burch Casting n/a 179 10000001
Ferne Cassel Casting Associate casting assistant 160 10000002
Dottie Archibald Technical Advisor (standup comedy) 537 12000001
Susie Essman Technical Advisor (standup comedy) 537 12000002
Douglas Kor Technical Advisor (standup comedy) 537 12000003
Scott Rubin Technical Advisor (standup comedy) 537 12000004
Randy Fechter Technical Advisor (Tom Hanks) 537 12000005
Barry Sobel Technical Advisor (Tom Hanks) 537 12000006
Dan Moore Costume Supervisor (men) 120895 13000001
Aggie Lyon Costume Supervisor (women) 120895 13000002
Kaye Pownall Hair hairstyles 120794 13000003
Lee Harmon Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Craig Lyman Makeup (New York) 353 13000005
Andrea Ross Wardrobe (New York) 120823 13000006
Jay Dranch ADR Editor n/a 220 14000001
Steve Cantamessa Boom Operator n/a 215 14000002
Kim Maitland Boom Operator (New York) 215 14000003
Kevin Bartnoff Foley (TAJ Soundworks) 120961 14000004
Ellen Heuer Foley n/a 120961 14000005
Solange Schwalbe Foley Editor n/a 221 14000006
Virginia Cook-McGowan Foley Editor n/a 221 14000007
Greg Orloff Foley Mixer n/a 224 14000008
Gene Cantamessa Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000009
Dennis Maitland Sound sound recording mixer(New York) 120816 14000010
Robert Knudson Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000011
Don Digirolamo Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000012
John Boyd Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000013
Robert Grieve Sound Editor sound editor supervisor 229 14000014
Wilt Henderson Sound Editor sound editor assistant 229 14000015
Margaret Guinee Sound Editor sound editor assistant 229 14000016
Beth Lynk Sound Editor sound editor assistant 229 14000017
Gary Tandrow Lighting Technician n/a 120907 15000001
Bob Dolan Lighting Technician (New York) 120907 15000002
Gary Dodd Key Grip n/a 263 15000003
Jim McGrath Key Grip (New York) 263 15000004
Mark Jennings Cable Operator n/a 120964 15000005
Diane Bandolas Production Auditor n/a 120815 16000001
Harry Madsen Stunts n/a 240 19000001
Felix Mauras Stunts n/a 240 19000002
Dennis DeWaay Construction Coordinator n/a 276 21000001
Wayne Fitzgerald Titles n/a 120825 23000001
Michael Milgrom Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
James Raitt Property Master (New York) 120805 24000002
Christopher Gegen Assistant (to David Seltzer) 120820 25000001
Louise Goodspeed Assistant (to Sally Field) 120820 25000002
Greg Long Production Assistant n/a 275 25000003
Noori Dehnahi Production Assistant n/a 275 25000004
James Barbarino Transportation Captain n/a 272 25000005
Tim Hill Transportation Coordinator n/a 271 25000006
Nancy Ganis Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Synopsis
Drama about the pressurized, often unglamorous world of the stand-up comic, centering around one talented, caustic comedian trying to be discovered, and a suburban housewife yearning to be funny.