Top 50 Comedy, Documentary Movies and TV Shows
3. Nathan for You (2013–2017)
TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for.
4. Travel Man: 48 Hours in... (2015– )
Not Rated | 24 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
British comedian Richard Ayoade and a celebrity guest, usually from the comedy world, spend 48 hours in a popular city to discover the must see tourist attractions.
5. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 97,127 | Gross: $11.53M
6. Jackass: The Movie (2002)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.
Votes: 77,795 | Gross: $64.26M
7. Content Cop (2015– )
TV-MA | 20 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
In an effort to bring justice to the YouTube community, former police officer Ian Carter takes on the title of "Content Cop". Using his old police uniform and raw wit, Ian sets out to stop the creators that bring nothing but discord to his online city.
9. Grey Gardens (1975)
PG | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.
Votes: 11,088 | Gross: $0.03M
10. Dads (II) (2019)
87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family
Director Bryce Dallas Howard teams up with her father, Ron Howard, to explore contemporary fatherhood through anecdotes and wisdom from famous funnymen such as Will Smith, Jimmy Fallon, Neil Patrick Harris, and more.
11. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 59,624 | Gross: $3.29M
13. Jackass 3D (2010)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.
Votes: 54,317 | Gross: $117.22M
15. Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father (2017– )
30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Follows Jack Whitehall as he embarks on the trip of a lifetime with his father, Michael. The two set off on a journey across South East Asia to partake in a series of adventures, mishaps and escapades with two very different perspectives.
19. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012)
TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »
20. Good Eats (1999–2012)
TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual ... See full summary »
21. Jackass Number Two (2006)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.
Votes: 63,840 | Gross: $72.78M
24. American Movie (1999)
R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
Votes: 16,055 | Gross: $1.16M
25. Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (2019)
85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
When Bruce Chatwin was dying of AIDS, his friend Werner Herzog made a final visit. As a parting gift, Chatwin gave him his rucksack. Thirty years later, Herzog sets out on his own journey, ... See full summary »
26. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,715 | Gross: $6.38M
28. Where to Invade Next (2015)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy
To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.
Votes: 22,112 | Gross: $3.82M
29. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
The raucous adventures of musicians such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as told by those who knew them best. Season 2 covers the legends of funk.
32. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.
Votes: 17,504 | Gross: $50.50M
33. BuzzFeed Unsolved: True Crime (2016– )
Documentary, Short, Comedy
Conspiracy theory enthusiast Ryan deep-dives into mysteries surrounding notorious unsolved crimes, in order to convince his dubious friend Shane that, sometimes, the evidence isn't always as it seems.
34. Rocketman (II) (2019)
94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
A crew of dreamers work through trials and tribulations attempting to launch Michael 'Mad Mike' Hughes in a homemade rocket on a mission to prove that the Earth is flat.
35. Becoming Bond (2017)
TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's ... See full summary »
36. Meet the Patels (2014)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Comedy, Romance
An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.
Votes: 3,038 | Gross: $1.69M
38. Fata Morgana (1971)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.
39. Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy
Comedian Kevin Hart performs in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's outdoor venue, Lincoln Financial Field.
Votes: 8,424 | Gross: $23.56M
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
Two best friends build their own kayaks and paddle alone for 97 days in the wilderness over 1,300 miles from Alaska to Seattle and survive to talk about most things.
44. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)
Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.
Votes: 12,917 | Gross: $10.94M
46. The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (2018– )
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
British comedian Romesh Ranganathan investigates if the persisting stereotypes about certain places in the world are exaggerated.
47. The Hollywood Complex (2011)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
We follow several kids with families with a dream of their offspring becoming a TV- or movie star, who for three months live in an apartment complex, where the management host a variety of events and trains them towards such a career.
48. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy
It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.
50. John Mulaney: New in Town (2012 TV Special)
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Comedian John Mulaney talks about his milk toast boyish looks, his childhood, his Jewish girlfriend, his gayish charm, his favorite TV shows, Ice-T, a homeless person he met in N.Y., and a prostate exam with Batman.