Comedian is a 2002 American documentary film focusing on comedian Jerry Seinfeld that explores the other side of stand-up comedy; that is, the preparation, politics, nerves, creativity, and so on. The film also features an up-and-coming comic named Orny Adams as he struggles to make it in show business. Many other recognizable comedians also make at least a cameo, including Colin Quinn, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Ray Romano, Godfrey, Chris Rock, George Wallace, Mario Joyner, Jay Leno, Tom Papa, Bill Cosby, and the great Robert Klein. The film's unusual trailer featured famous voice-over artist Hal Douglas speaking in a recording booth. The film was theatrically released in the United States on October 11, 2002 and grossed about $2.8 million domestically.