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1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 233,029

2. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017– )

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.

Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, Matilda Szydagis

Votes: 51,609

3. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.3
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

Votes: 19,264

4. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 48,776

5. The Comedian (2016)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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40 Metascore

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco

Votes: 6,191 | Gross: $1.66M

6. Punchline (1988)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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52 Metascore

A medical school dropout and a housewife/mom try to make it as stand-up comedians. They become friends and help each other out at an NYC comedy club.

Director: David Seltzer | Stars: Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman, Mark Rydell

Votes: 7,601 | Gross: $21.03M

7. Being Charlie (2015)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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47 Metascore

A would-be governor's addicted son goes down the long, rough road of rehab, fighting against recovery every inch of the way.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Nick Robinson, Common, Cary Elwes, Devon Bostick

Votes: 3,672 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 15,194

9. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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54 Metascore

Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford

Votes: 17,465 | Gross: $50.50M

10. Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

6.4
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Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart talks about his family, travel and a year full of reckless behavior in front of a live sold-out crowd in London.

Director: Leslie Small | Star: Kevin Hart

Votes: 2,563

11. Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Adam Sandler takes his comical musical musings back out on the road, from comedy clubs to concert halls to one very unsuspecting subway station.

Directors: Steven Brill, Nicholaus Goossen | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Dan Bulla

Votes: 3,790

12. John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

7.9
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John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and Saturday Night Live (1975), eviscerates the value of college, and laments getting older in this comedy special. Other topics include the church, his family, Trump and pedophiles abducting kids.

Director: Alex Timbers | Stars: John Mulaney, Jon Brion, Carole Shelley

Votes: 4,303

13. Def Comedy Jam (1992– )

TV-MA | 300 min | Comedy

7.9
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Hosted by Martin Lawrence

Stars: Martin Lawrence, Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Joe Torry

Votes: 375

14. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.9
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76 Metascore

A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac

Votes: 5,126 | Gross: $38.18M

15. Funny Bones (1995)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An unsuccessful comedian uncovers a family secret and learns the true price of letting inherent talent shine.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Oliver Platt, Lee Evans, Leslie Caron

Votes: 3,382 | Gross: $0.53M

16. This Is My Life (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.1
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A stand-up comic (Julie Kavner) neglects her two daughters in the midst of her newfound fame.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Julie Kavner, Samantha Mathis, Gaby Hoffmann, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 997 | Gross: $2.92M

17. The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 259 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.4
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Judd Apatow presents an emotional two-part in-depth look at the life, career and complex internal struggles of his loving mentor, the influential stand-up comedian and actor Garry Shandling, based on Shandling's personal diaries.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Garry Shandling, Judd Apatow, Kevin Nealon, Mike Shandling

Votes: 1,322

18. Debout sur la montagne (2019)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Hugo, Stan and Bérénice grew up together then grew apart. Now, 15 years later, they meet again in the mountain village of their childhood to bury Hugo's brother. The reunion will mark the beginning of an adventure and a new life.

Director: Sébastien Betbeder | Stars: William Lebghil, Izïa Higelin, Bastien Bouillon, Jérémie Elkaïm

Votes: 22

19. Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy

7.0
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld takes the stage at the comedy club where he began his career to recount his early life.

Director: Michael Bonfiglio | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Brogan, Mark Schiff, Carolyn Liebling

Votes: 4,497

20. Super High Me (2007)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.1
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Stand up comedian and marijuana user Doug Benson documents thirty days of pot free living and thirty days of non-stop use to compare the effects of both.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Brian Unger, Gary Cohan, Robert Gore, Sean Tabibian

Votes: 12,567

21. Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary.

Director: C.B. Harding | Stars: Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, Larry the Cable Guy

Votes: 4,192 | Gross: $0.60M

22. Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010 TV Special)

TV-MA | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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"Seriously Funny" stars Kevin Hart performing in front of a sold out crowd live from Cleveland, Ohio - where he delivers his hilarious and unique brand of comedy. In this unforgettable ... See full summary »

Director: Shannon Hartman | Stars: Kim Delgado, Kevin Hart, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal

Votes: 4,508

23. Midnight Sex Run (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

1.5
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Two men are sent on a quest to save their dads in 24 hours.

Directors: Ted Beck, Jordan Kessler | Stars: Jordan Kessler, Ted Beck, Dave Shalansky, Florence C.M. Klein

Votes: 281

24. Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon, and get an up close and personal look at Kevin Hart back in Philly, where he began his journey to become one of the funniest comedians of all time. You will laugh 'til it hurts.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Will 'Spank' Horton, Harry Ratchford

Votes: 5,257 | Gross: $7.71M

25. Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? (2019 TV Special)

59 min | Comedy

6.3
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In her fourth stand-up special, Whitney Cummings returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C., and riffs on modern feminism, relationships, technology and, of course, sex robots. She also brings a very special guest to say hi.

Director: Marcus Raboy | Star: Whitney Cummings

Votes: 919

26. Tell No One (2012)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Matthia is about to move to Madrid to be with his boyfriend Eduard, so he won't have to reveal to the family of being gay. Eduard, however, is convinced that their marriage has the blessing... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Silvestrini | Stars: Josafat Vagni, Monica Guerritore, Francesco Montanari, Antonino Bruschetta

Votes: 1,131

27. Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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Bert regales the audience at the Trocadero Theatre with stories about zip-lining with his family, his daughter practicing softball with an imaginary ball, and upstaging ex-NBA player Ralph Sampson at a childhood basketball camp.

Director: Todd Biermann | Star: Bert Kreischer

Votes: 1,271

28. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 5,069

29. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Huey P. Newton, Jennifer Lee Pryor

Votes: 4,031 | Gross: $15.80M

30. Pardon Mon Affaire (1976)

PG | 105 min | Comedy

7.0
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As loyal as a dove, a family man is about to tell his first lie to his wife when he falls for an enchanting woman in a billowy red dress. With a bit of help, he just might get what he wishes for; however, is love always a bed of roses?

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Claude Brasseur, Guy Bedos, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 1,581

31. UCB Comedy Originals (2007– )

Short, Comedy

6.1
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UCB Comedy is the home for Sketch and Short Films from the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Stars: Matt Besser, Timothy Dunn, Jim Santangeli, Cody Lindquist

Votes: 39

32. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)

R | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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53 Metascore

Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Will 'Spank' Horton, Joey Wells

Votes: 8,029 | Gross: $32.24M

33. The UCB Show (2016– )

TV-PG | Comedy

7.1
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A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Roberts, Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh

Votes: 59

34. Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)

R | 113 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.5
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40 Metascore

After undergoing a number of personal crises, a stand-up comic returns to the stage for a one-man show featuring stinging social commentary and very personal reflections about his life.

Director: David Raynr | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nancy O'Dell, Paul Keeley, Art Cohan

Votes: 1,567 | Gross: $19.18M

35. Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Joe Wagner, Brian Unger

Votes: 3,311

36. Plastic Cup Boyz (2014 TV Special)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

5.7
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Led by Kevin Hart, The Plastic Cup Boyz are stepping into the spotlight with their stand-up and sketches. Joey Wells, Will "Spank" Horton, and Na'im Lynn take the stage in this comedy special taped at the House of Blues in San Diego.

Director: Jay Chapman | Stars: Kevin Hart, Will 'Spank' Horton, Na'im Lynn, Joey Wells

Votes: 106

37. Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 5,563

38. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)

TV-14 | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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Live from New York City, Jerry Seinfeld, aided and abetted by a host of friends and fellow comedians, performs his 1998 Emmy-nominated performance on Broadway.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Barryte, Grace Bustos, George Carlin

Votes: 4,744

39. Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008 TV Special)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

7.5
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The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends.

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Brian Haner

Votes: 2,684

40. An Evening at the Improv (1982–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Classic showcase for stand up comedy.

Stars: Budd Friedman, Geoff Bolt, Patrick Macnee, Rick Overton

Votes: 86

41. This Is Not Happening (2013– )

TV-MA | Comedy

8.1
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A show hosted by Ari Shaffir in which his comedian friends tell true stories around a given theme.

Stars: Ari Shaffir, Joey Diaz, Roy Wood Jr., Jay Oakerson

Votes: 415

42. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)

Unrated | 115 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Jordan | Star: Eddie Izzard

Votes: 6,879

43. Dice Rules (1991)

NC-17 | 88 min | Comedy, Documentary

5.4
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Outrageous, misogynistic and vulgar-to-the-max comedian Andrew Dice Clay does his stuff in this combination of a stand-up concert video, in a filled-to-capacity performance at Madison Square Gardens, and a series of comedy sketches.

Director: Jay Dubin | Stars: Andrew Dice Clay, Eddie Griffin, Sylvia Harman, Lee Lawrence

Votes: 570 | Gross: $0.64M

44. George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005 TV Special)

TV-MA | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,870

45. Dino & Ruby (2020)

Action | Filming

Unreliable Alcoholic Son of a Chicago Crime Boss finds knowledge and faith from a young daughter of a Rehab Owner. It's "One Flew Over a Coo Coo's Nest meets the Professional".

Director: Daniel J. Lennox | Stars: Dale Miller, John Wells, Chuck Wagner, Silvio Wolf Busch

46. Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry (2016 TV Special)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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Hawaiian - shirt enthusiast Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias finds laughs in racist gift baskets, Prius - driving cops and all - female taco trucks.

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Gabriel Iglesias

Votes: 1,832

47. Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 66 min | Comedy

7.1
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British comedian Greg Davies revisits terrifying dates, manscaping disasters, his father's pranks and more in a savagely funny stand-up special.

Director: Peter Orton | Stars: Greg Davies, The Phoenix Choir of Wales

Votes: 1,292

48. You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

7.1
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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Will Ferrell, Michael Delaney, Pia Glenn, Adam Mucci

Votes: 3,738

49. Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1993 TV Special)

R | 62 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Chris Phillips, Adam Roth

Votes: 2,366

50. Katt Williams: American Hustle (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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Katt Williams is back in this theatrical follow-up to the PIMP CHRONCILES PT. 1. Katt's flashy street attitude drives a story about returning to his roots. Katt is offered the opportunity ... See full summary »

Director: Brit McAdams | Stars: Chris Jai Alex, Cece Bell, Da Brat, Julie Brister

Votes: 886



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