Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 2006-01-20
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 23 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Shangri-La Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Albert Brooks
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To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.

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  • Albert Brooks

    as Albert Brooks
  • Amy Ryan

    as Emily Brooks
  • Sheetal Sheth

    as Maya
  • Fred Thompson

    as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
  • Penny Marshall

    as Penny Marshall
  • Victoria Burrows

    as Casting Director
  • John Carroll Lynch

    as Stewart
  • Jon Tenney

    as Mark
  • Paul Eric Jerome

    as Studio Executive
  • Emma Lockhart

    as Laura
  • B.J. Ward

    as Barbara Nader
  • Tony Montero

    as Don Budge
  • Lynda Berg

    as Margaret Allenton
  • Steve Kramer

    as Sam Loman
  • Conrad Bachmann

    as Ben Wallerstein
  • Avinash Kaur

    as Job Applicant
  • Juliet Touzene

    as Job Applicant
  • Nayan Raina

    as Job Applicant
  • Rima Laham

    as Job Applicant
  • Sanjeev Johrai

    as Hotel Guest
  • Imran Mashkoor Khan

    as Concierge
  • Sandhya Bhatia

    as Street Interview
  • Mitlesh Prasad

    as Street Interview
  • Manoj Buxi

    as Street Interview
  • Homie Doroodian

    as Majeed
  • Surinder Arora

    as Man in Temple
  • Gabbar Singh

    as Guide at Mosque
  • Rauf Alaskarov

    as Man in Bar
  • Duncan Bravo

    as Stage Manager
  • Kevin Mukherji

    as Spotlight Man
  • Barbara Ali

    as School Official
  • Ali Supriwala

    as Fan
  • Sankalp Rastogi

    as Audience Member
  • Dhiru Shah

    as Indian Official
  • Rahda Zaidi

    as Indian Official
  • Ajay Mehta

    as Indian Official
  • Kavi Raz

    as Translator
  • Anand Vadehra

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • Lalit Jobanputra

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • Gugun Deep Singh

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • P.D. Mani

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • Mike Akrawi

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • Marco Khan

    as Pakistani Comedian
  • Ben Anand

    as Pakistani Official
  • Subash Kundanmal

    as Pakistani Diplomat
  • Raghu Bhagat

    as Pakistani Official
  • Ahmed Ahmed

    as Escort
  • Yasmine Hanani

    as Receptionist
  • Marshall Manesh

    as Shaif Al-Rafi
  • Sammy Sheik

    as Mukhtar Al-Mujib
  • Shaheen Sheik

    as Anisha Kishore
  • Linden Soles

    as News Anchor
  • Ismail Bashey

    as Various (voice)
  • Anu Gunn

    as Pickup Truck Driver
  • Vipin Kumar

    as Customs Agent
  • Angel Princess

    as Nightclub Dancer
  • Rita Rani Ahuja

    as (uncredited)
  • Rajeev Chhibber

    as Indian Man in Auditorium (uncredited)
  • James DiStefano

    as Cab Driver (uncredited)
  • Reena Dutt

    as Girl in Bar in Delhi (uncredited)
  • Sanjay Madhav

    as (uncredited)
  • Shelley Malil

    as (uncredited)
  • Anjul Nigam

    as Boyfriend (uncredited)
  • Mikael Sharafyan

    as Indian Spectator (uncredited)
Directing Albert Brooks Director
Writing Albert Brooks Writer
Camera Thomas E. Ackerman Director of Photography
Editing Anita Brandt-Burgoyne Editor
Production Steve Bing Producer
Production Herb Nanas Producer
Art Stephen Altman Production Design
Production Stephanie Antosca Producer
Production Brian Finn Producer
Production Brian Finn Associate Producer
Production Tabrez Noorani Producer
Production JoAnn Perritano Executive Producer
Production Pravesh Sahni Line Producer
Production Scot Boland Casting
Production Victoria Burrows Casting
Production Judy Cook Casting
Production David Kang Casting
Production Toufig Tulsiram Casting
Art John Bucklin Art Direction
Art Erik Olson Art Direction
Art Abhishek Redkar Art Direction
Art Chris L. Spellman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Deborah Everton Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Linda Arnold Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Jay Wejebe Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Annet Wong Assistant Makeup Artist
Sound Michael Giacchino Original Music Composer