Chris Rock's Opening Monologue

  • Published on:  3/23/2016
  • Host Chris Rock at the 88th Oscars® in 2016.


  • Ken Johnson
    Ken Johnson a years ago+3358

    Never seen so many uncomfortable people in one place.

    JAY HORN FILMS 6 months ago+1677

    The balls it takes to roast Hollywood's elite, on the most important night of the year, is genius.

  • Upjohn
    Upjohn 1 months ago+329

    Chris did not only call out the elephant in the room...he RODE IT

  • Samantha Thompson
    Samantha Thompson 5 months ago+708

    Only Chris Rock gets to pull this off and walk away as if it never was truthful. Real hardcore truth using humour. Who's still here 2019

  • N8one _
    N8one _ 7 months ago+768

    How ironic Kevin Hart's going through this right now and Chris Rock was talking about him hosting ....what a world

  • Richard Rice
    Richard Rice 7 months ago+451

    I appreciate chris for exposing Hollywood like this

  • TolerantWig
    TolerantWig 7 months ago+739

    4:10 Feels embarrassed and starts chewing an imaginary gum.

  • 5Ways tv
    5Ways tv 2 months ago+182

    These guys laughed so hard about the boycott jibes on Jada. but once he threw down how Hollywood is racist, they gon quiet.

  • Ruben Delgadillo
    Ruben Delgadillo 3 months ago+390

    Audience: 97% white 3% other!

  • The Sentinel
    The Sentinel 7 months ago+319

    " jamie foxx was so good in ray they went to the hospital and unplugged the real ray charles , we don't need two of these ." lol

  • Andrew Carl Elliott
    Andrew Carl Elliott 2 months ago+95

    That's a brave dude man.
    The guy stands on stage in a theater full of rich white people ... and all he talked about was black people and made them laugh.

  • brownsugarglamour
    brownsugarglamour 2 months ago+240

    This is hands down one of the best monologues in Oscar history 👏🏾👏🏾

  • Aderemi Albert
    Aderemi Albert 28 days ago+65

    No kiss ass comedian. what you see is what you get from Chris Rock.
    My type of a guy👍

    OFEK HAIM a years ago+4484

    I can not believe he is 54 years old
    He looked 30 years old

  • davebhayv
    davebhayv 1 months ago+90

    Chris fear. Could have played it safe, but as always Chris Rock took this opportunity to call out Hollywood, and call it out he did....genius.

  • Said Mohamud
    Said Mohamud 2 months ago+85

    "I can't boycott rihanna's pants coz I wasnt invited there"😂😂😂

  • Samvel
    Samvel 7 months ago+190

    Sylvester's face when Chris said "black rocky" 7:03

  • The Duder
    The Duder 7 months ago+120

    He mentions "Best Cinematographer" and the very next shot appears to be from a 4 year old running the camera. lmao

  • SamedCanGünar
    SamedCanGünar 8 months ago+2385

    He lowkey roasted every single star in there and they didnt even get it

  • Steven Martin Official
    Steven Martin Official 2 months ago+177

    Who here thinks Chris is one of the funniest comedians of 2019? 🔥