5.6/10
469
8 user 7 critic

Punching Henry (2016)

And Punching the Clown (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 24 February 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:22 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON TV
Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA when a veteran TV producer decides to make a show about the life of a loser.

Director:

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Winner of the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival, this realistic comedy tells the story of Henry Phillips, a hapless modern day troubadour who grinds his way through the ... See full summary »

Director: Gregori Viens
Stars: Henry Phillips, Ellen Ratner, Wade Kelley
Catfight I (2016)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The rivalry between two former college friends comes to a head when they both attend the same glamorous event.

Director: Onur Tukel
Stars: Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone
All Nighter (2017)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A workaholic father who attempts to visit his daughter during a layover in LA, only to discover that she's disappeared, is forced to team up with her awkward ex-boyfriend to find her over the course of one transformative night.

Director: Gavin Wiesen
Stars: Analeigh Tipton, Emile Hirsch, J.K. Simmons
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Anna is stuck: she's approaching 30, living like a hermit in her mum's garden shed and wondering why the suffragettes ever bothered. She spends her days making videos using her thumbs as ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Tunnard
Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Lorraine Ashbourne, Brett Goldstein
The Comedian (2016)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.

Director: Taylor Hackford
Stars: Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Three Australian telecom tradesman find themselves trapped in a telephone exchange during the onset of a zombie apocalypse.

Director: Declan Shrubb
Stars: Jim Jefferies, Jackie Murray, Adele Vuko
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Ellen Ratner ...
...
Ed
...
...
Zoe
...
Dramatic Actor
...
...
...
...
...
Danielle
Edit

Storyline

Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA by renowned TV producer Jay Warren, who wants to make a show about the life of a struggling performer. When Jay sees Henry bomb at a local club, he is convinced that this story must be told. With the support of his longtime musician friend Jillian, and his well-meaning but sub-par manager Ellen Pinsky, Henry endures the ups and downs of LA living, and even secures what appears to be the Hollywood dream. But as a major TV network gets involved, he must decide whether his legacy will be to make jokes, or become the butt of them.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 February 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Punching Henry  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
As Hilarious as Entertaining
15 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Full of comedians and familiar faces. Punching Henry is the sequel to the 2010 film "Punching The Clown" following Henry Philips' good will and innate awkwardness. The films prequel is summarized near the start of the film to lay proper ground work for its sequel without expecting or requiring the audience to have seen its 2010 beginning. Understated comedy punctuated by laugh out loud moments. Surprisingly endearing and hilarious throughout. Couldn't recommend enough.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?