Enemies of Laughter
Directed byJoey Travolta
Produced byJoey Travolta
Richard Salvatore
Screenplay byGlen Merzer
StarringDavid Paymer
Judge Reinhold
Rosalind Chao
Marilu Henner
Bea Arthur
Peter Falk
CinematographyKristian Bernier
Edited byWill Wuorinen
Sferrazza Productions
Distributed byOutrider Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 2000 (2000-11-09) (Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States

Enemies of Laughter is a 2000 American romantic comedy film directed by Joey Travolta and starring David Paymer, Judge Reinhold, Rosalind Chao, Marilu Henner, Bea Arthur and Peter Falk.[1][2] This was Arthur's final film.


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The film has a 57% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[3] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 47 out of 100, based on four critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews."[4]


  1. ^ Leydon, Joe (12 December 2000). "Enemies of Laughter". Variety. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ Thomas, Kevin (1 August 2003). "A story that is its own worst enemy". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Enemies of Laughter". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Enemies of Laughter". Metacritic. Retrieved 5 July 2019.