TORONTO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Aristocrats," the most hilarious star-studded smash hit comedy extravaganza featuring America's best comedians telling their versions of the world's dirtiest joke debuts on DVD January 24, 2006 from TH!NKFilm. Fully-loaded with hilarious features that should have made it into the film, "The Aristocrats" DVD is a must-see for fans of the film and comedy enthusiasts alike.
Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette (one half of the hit comedy duo Penn & Teller) and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite 100 of their closest friends (who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment) to reminisce, analyze, and deliver their own versions of the world's dirtiest joke, an old burlesque routine too extreme to be performed in public called "The Aristocrats." A smash hit of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, "The Aristocrats" feature many of America's funniest comedians including Jason Alexander, Hank Azaria, Lewis Black, Drew Carey, George Carlin, Billy Connolly, Andy Dick, Phyllis Diller, Gilbert Gottfried, Whoopi Goldberg, Eric Idle, Bill Maher, Howie Mandel, Kevin Pollack, Penn & Teller, Paul Reiser, Bob Saget, Sarah Silverman, The Smothers Brothers, Jon Stewart, Dave Thomas, Steven Wright and many more.
If the movie is like eavesdropping on your favorite comedians at a cocktail party, the DVD is like going out with them on a three day bender! The fully-loaded DVD features over two hours of unrestrained, must-see bonus material including:
* Filmmaker Commentary featuring Paul Provenza and Penn Jillette
* "Aristocrats do The Aristocrats" Highlight Reel
* "Behind the Green Room Door: Comics Tell Some of Their Favorite Jokes"
* "Be An Aristocrat" Contest Winners including two hysterical
"Aristocrat" jokes -- one live action and one animated -- that you
can't believe were made by amateurs!
* Never-Before-Seen Extended Versions of the joke and extra footage of:
-- Whoopi Goldberg
-- Jon Stewart
-- Jason Alexander
-- Bob Saget
-- Sarah Silverman
-- Gilbert Gottfried
-- Lewis Black
-- Hank Azaria
-- Billy The Mime
-- Ron Jeremy
-- Kevin Pollack
-- And MANY MORE
DVD or VHS: $29.99 SRP
Street Date: January 24, 2006
Running Time: 86 mins.
Privately owned and based in Toronto, TH!NKFilm was founded in September 2001 by President/CEO Jeff Sackman. TH!NKFilm represents the new face of independent film, distributing high-quality, award-winning independent films to the home entertainment marketplace. TH!NKFilm's most recent releases include the Academy Award(R) winning feature-length documentary "Born into Brothels," "Murderball," "Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine," "Overnight," "Mondovino," "Kontroll" and "Dallas 362." More information about TH!NKFilm can be found online at www.thinkfilmcompany.com.
Velocity Home Entertainment, another label and division of TH!NKFilm, is a North American leader in direct-to-video distribution, releasing 18-24 genre titles annually. Velocity can be found online at www.velocityhomeentertainment.com .
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