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Red, White and Brown (Two-Disc DVD/CD Combo) (2008)

Russell Peters , Jigar Talati  |  NR |  DVD
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Russell Peters
  • Directors: Jigar Talati
  • Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Full Screen, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Comedy Central
  • DVD Release Date: January 27, 2009
  • Run Time: 78 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001IXXYD8
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #206,373 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Special DVD/CD Combo

It's easy to see why the multiethnic audience at a Russell Peters' comedy show goes into hysterics over his racial jokes. Even when commenting on stereotypes--for example, that Indian people are cheap and proud of it--Peters' characterizations are uncannily personal. It's not "He's Indian so he can make fun of Indian people and get away with it"; he makes fun of Asian, Latino, Arab, black, and white people too, and every time he imitates an accent or takes on a persona, he always seems to portray them from the inside. It goes beyond making a political point; it just feels casually, effortlessly human. And it's that casual humanity that makes it very, very funny. Topics range from a fairly sophisticated parsing of race and culture to a decidedly lowbrow discussion of body hair and male enhancement, but throughout Peters' lack of pretension and unforced decency shines through. Be warned, many of his jokes are full of sexual and scatological references, and he has a startling routine about the deaf that will put some politically correct noses out of joint. If you think this sounds offensive, then Russell Peters is not for you--but that's your problem, not his. Red, White and Brown has bonus material that, startlingly enough, is actually funny (his merciless teasing of an Asian man and woman in the audience will make you cringe and laugh at the same time). Also included is a CD version of the exact same concert, though Peters' expressive face is a big part of his act and not to be missed. --Bret Fetzer

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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Gut-bursting, pee-in-your pants comedy! It's that hilarious, enjoyable and extremely funny! Russell Peters is unleashed in `Red, White & Brown'. One of the top comedians right now and he truly delivers with his latest DVD release!

The Canadian stand-up comic won people over with his Comedy Central special "Russell Peters: Outsourced" back in 2006 and now the guy is just red hot!

His latest DVD release "Red, White and Brown" was recorded live at a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden and features material from his "HOMECOMING TOUR" and features 20 additional minutes not shown on the Comedy Central broadcast and also includes a full-length CD of the performance.

Featured on the DVD are the following segments:

1. Mele Mel Intro
2. DDR
3. Blame the Media
4. Cheap Indians Pt. 2
5. Louis Vuitton
6. Race vs. Culture
7. West Indians
8. Body Hair
9. World Cup
10. Deaf People
11. Credits

No one is spared in the audience. People in the audience of different ethnicity will be picked and utilized into his comedy routine as well as anyone in the audience. May it be the woman who gets up to go to the bathroom, to the man who brought his child to the performance, Russell Peters has a competent flow of comedy in which the pacing on the DVD is full of non-stop fun, one joke after the other and no pausing of laughter. Peter's comedy delivery, facial expressions of his comedy routine was done very well.

The accompany CD features the performance but where the DVD is about 1 hr. and 19 minutes, the CD is about 57 minutes long.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just as good the second and third time! December 26, 2010
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I was lucky to be in the audience when Peters came to New York and never laughed so hard at a comedian. Viewing the video a couple of times did not diminish how funny this comic genius it!. I guess my "mind was blasted." Peters knows how to play the audience well and things that happen in the audience only seemed to add to the jokes without any letup in the pace. Russell is a master of capturing different ethnic accents and no matter who he picked on, it seemed that those people laughed out loud.

Now I know that an Indian ghost is not scary and that there are different levels of cheapness among ethnicities. There is about 40 minutes of bonus features including routines from different shows, Russell taking a military plane to an aircraft carrier and scenes from his upcoming documentary. This is a must for anyone in need of a good laugh!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Who is this guy, anyway? September 12, 2009
I first found Russell Peters by accident on youtube. I can't imagine how I could have been unaware of him for so long. This guy is the best new comedian (well, new to me anyway) that I've run across since I first saw Robin Williams on the Mork and Mindy show or Jim Carrey on In Living Color. You can, of course, get bits and pieces of his act from the Internet, but, for the real experience, I heartily recommend that you shell out a few bucks for the DVD's (they're pretty reasonably priced) and enjoy them in your nice comfy living room on your big screen TV. Of course, if you're offended by politically incorrect humor, then you probably don't have much of a sense of humor anyway, so you should probably just save your money. If you belong to an ethnic group - white, black, asian, hispanic, indian, arabic, canadian, english, german, italian, portugese, french, extraterrestrial or whatever - he WILL make fun of them! But none of it is mean spirited.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars crazily funny with some repitetion of some jokes February 18, 2009
It is so funny, russell came up with new jokes about Indians,Jews,Chinese and Arabs.
in many cases he connects the topics with each other in a fascinating way,
but sometimes he jumps to a new topic without any obvious connection.
He also, repeated some of his old jokes,
like him being hairy and proud of it,the haunted hotel etc.
but he puts some new favor to it.
Anyway, You should buy this one, it's so funny, you will not regret it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Hilarious Comedy December 29, 2009

But it's hilarious however you obtain it. RP is not only a great comedian, but he mimics the Indian, Chinese, Hispanic, Middle Eastern accents perfectly. The "sex" humor is a bit puerile, but still kind of funny. Luckily most of his comedy is about culture and the general silliness of humans.

Too bad Amazon doesn't sell it at a reasonable price.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Funny June 21, 2014
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If you are sensitive to ethnicity jokes, you may not enjoy this. He does pick on everyone though, not just one group. And what he says is true, which is what makes it so funny.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Russell Peters March 11, 2013
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Good stand up by Russell Peters. Making fun of different races although his usual improv with the crowd seemed bit like he was just trying to fill time and seemed to drag. Bit pricey but still good Russell Peters Stand up.
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4.0 out of 5 stars great January 1, 2013
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funny dvd. Still, the jokes appear to be similar to his other material...Maybe give him another chance for new stuff in 2013
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3.0 out of 5 stars Average, repetitious
We got hooked on Russell by chance and loved his 'Outsourced' DVD. I did purchase this one with fairly high expectations and confess that I was disappointed. Read more
Published on February 11, 2010 by Shankz99
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny look at the world
Russell Peters's Red, White, and Brown DVD is a great look at his take on the many nationalities in the world. Read more
Published on December 27, 2009 by Adam Brown
3.0 out of 5 stars Good in parts....
If you are not familiar with Russell Peters, he is a Canadian of Indian ancestry. So much of the material in his stand up routines highlights traits and peculiarities about Indian... Read more
Published on December 15, 2009 by Amit Talpade
2.0 out of 5 stars Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown
Love, love love the humor of Russell Peters, but he used so much foul language in this DVD it was as if he was getting paid "per swear. Read more
Published on September 16, 2009 by M. Payne
2.0 out of 5 stars Needs new material
Most of the stuff in Red White and Brown can be found in his previous shows. You can tell that much of the audience already heard a lot of the RWB material because the laughter was... Read more
Published on August 25, 2009 by Stacy McKay
4.0 out of 5 stars LIKED IT
If you liked Russell's others acts, you'll love this one. "someone's gonna get a hurt"
Published on April 7, 2009 by D. Koniecko
3.0 out of 5 stars Needs new material
I'm a huge fan of Russell, I have his previous DVD and have seen him live twice. I was really excited about the release of this DVD, but found a lot of the material I had already... Read more
Published on March 2, 2009 by M. Laver-Pentland
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