When Stand Up Stood Out

Documentary covering what came to be known as “The Boston Gold Rush” of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Boston stand-up comedians like Dennis Leary, Steven Wright and Colin Quinn burst upon the national scene, giving audiences a taste of the hard-edged social and political commentary that came out of that city.

Directors: Fran Solomita
Actors: Lenny Clarke, Barry Crimmins, Mike Donovan, Janeane Garofalo, Don Gavin, Bobcat Goldthwait, DJ Hazard, Denis Leary, Kevin Meaney, Paula Poundstone, Colin Quinn
Countrys: USA

More Details

Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
6.3 242 2003-01-01 87

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorFran Solomita

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