Top 50 Comedy, Documentary Movies and TV Shows



1. The World According to Jeff Goldblum (2019– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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Documentary series in which Goldblum pulls back the curtain on a seemingly familiar object to reveal a world of astonishing connections, fascinating science, and a whole lot of big ideas.

Star: Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 602

2. The Toys That Made Us (2017– )

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

8.1
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The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise (and sometimes fall) of their billion-dollar creations.

Stars: Donald Ian Black, Mark Bellomo, David Vonner, Jordan Bryce

Votes: 3,798

3. Nathan for You (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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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.

Stars: Nathan Fielder, Anthony Filosa, William Heath, Brian S. Wolfe

Votes: 15,241

4. Travel Man: 48 Hours in... (2015– )

Not Rated | 24 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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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.

Stars: Richard Ayoade, Joe Lycett, Greg Davies, Noel Fielding

Votes: 1,313

5. Super Size Me (2004)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker, Dania Abu-Rmaileh

Votes: 97,127 | Gross: $11.53M

6. Jackass: The Movie (2002)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.6
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42 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O

Votes: 77,795 | Gross: $64.26M

7. Content Cop (2015– )

TV-MA | 20 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

9.2
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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.

Stars: Ian Carter, Calvin Vail, Bryan Le, Roman Atwood

Votes: 10,749

8. Maradona in Mexico (2019)

Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The Dorados, Culiacan's local team, are at the bottom of the rankings when Maradona arrives, looking for a fresh start. The experts predict disaster.

Star: Diego Armando Maradona

Votes: 233

9. Grey Gardens (1975)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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.

Directors: Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Edith Bouvier Beale, Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale, Brooks Hyers

Votes: 11,088 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Dads (II) (2019)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

6.3
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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.

Director: Bryce Dallas Howard | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard, Judd Apatow, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 23

11. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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85 Metascore

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 »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Space Invader, Debora Guetta

Votes: 59,624 | Gross: $3.29M

12. Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

4.7
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53 Metascore

In Florida, parents can hire Wrinkles the Clown to scare their misbehaving children.

Director: Michael Beach Nichols | Stars: Christopher Barcia, Trevor J. Blank, Andrew Caldwell, George Holden

Votes: 289

13. Jackass 3D (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.0
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56 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn

Votes: 54,317 | Gross: $117.22M

14. 1000 Ways to Die (2008–2012)

TV-14 | 23 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Several different deaths based on true stories.

Stars: Alisdair Simpson, Ron Perlman, Khyber Zaffarkhan, Boyd Flinders

Votes: 3,170

15. Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father (2017– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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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.

Stars: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall, Hilary Whitehall, Steven Seagal

Votes: 2,930

16. Brain Games (2011– )

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An examination of the nature of human perception and how it can be fooled.

Stars: Jason Silva, Bert Thomas Morris, Apollo Robbins, Eric Leclerc

Votes: 2,720

17. Sex Sent Me to the ER (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Couples, friends and ER doctors reminisce about hilariously horrifying injuries that stemmed from sexual escapades.

Stars: Michael Guirguis, Yvette Esmeralda paz Favela, Kara C. Roberts, Geoffrey Kennedy

Votes: 309

18. Crumb (1994)

R | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

An intimate portrait of controversial cartoonist Robert Crumb and his traumatized family.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb

Votes: 17,268 | Gross: $3.17M

19. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Luke Campbell

Votes: 28,598

20. Good Eats (1999–2012)

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.9
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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 »

Stars: Alton Brown, Brett Soll, Vickie Eng, Deb Duchon

Votes: 3,206

21. Jackass Number Two (2006)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Bam Margera

Votes: 63,840 | Gross: $72.78M

22. Playboy Wet & Wild: Slippery When Wet (2000 Video)

Unrated | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.3
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Director: Scott Allen | Stars: Summer Altice, Brooke Berry, Kristi Cline, Jami Ferrell

Votes: 110

23. Wrestling Isn't Wrestling (2015 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

8.6
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A case study of longtime WWE superstar, Triple H, to explain why wrestling is an epic example of storytelling at its best.

Director: Max Landis | Stars: Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Max Landis, Chloe Dykstra

Votes: 925

24. American Movie (1999)

R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Mark Borchardt, Mike Schank, Tom Schimmels, Monica Borchardt

Votes: 16,055 | Gross: $1.16M

25. Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (2019)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.0
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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 »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin, Karin Eberhard, Nicholas Shakespeare

Votes: 124

26. The Aristocrats (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Directors: Penn Jillette, Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 15,715 | Gross: $6.38M

27. Slutever (2018–2019)

TV-MA | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.4
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Sex writer Karley Sciortino looks up, down, and inside to find answers that challenge outdated notions of female sexuality, gender, and love.

Stars: Karley Sciortino, Buck Angel, Ash Armand, Ona Artist

Votes: 353

28. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 22,112 | Gross: $3.82M

29. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.5
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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.

Stars: Kinky Friedman, Mike Judge, Don Adams, Gary Adams

Votes: 840

30. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

TV-MA | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.0
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74 Metascore

An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Robin Williams, Steve Allen, Robert Altman, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 5,641

31. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.2
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The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them.

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Shera Pollins, Gene Hatcher

Votes: 11,245

32. 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: 17,504 | Gross: $50.50M

33. BuzzFeed Unsolved: True Crime (2016– )

Documentary, Short, Comedy

8.9
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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.

Stars: Ryan Bergara, Shane Madej, Brent Bennett, Daysha Edewi

Votes: 616

34. Rocketman (II) (2019)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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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.

Directors: Toby Brusseau, Michael Linn | Stars: Michael Hughes, Waldo Stakes, Patrick Marchese, Danny Bern

Votes: 99

35. Becoming Bond (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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65 Metascore

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 »

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Stars: George Lazenby, Josh Lawson, Kassandra Clementi, Jane Seymour

Votes: 1,934

36. Meet the Patels (2014)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Comedy, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

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.

Directors: Geeta Patel, Ravi Patel | Stars: Ravi Patel, Geeta Patel, Champa V. Patel, Vasant K. Patel

Votes: 3,038 | Gross: $1.69M

37. 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: 15,237

38. Fata Morgana (1971)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Lotte Eisner, Eugen Des Montagnes, James William Gledhill, Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg

Votes: 3,189

39. Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.9
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60 Metascore

Comedian Kevin Hart performs in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's outdoor venue, Lincoln Financial Field.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Don Cheadle, Halle Berry, Ed Helms

Votes: 8,424 | Gross: $23.56M

40. Tom Segura: Disgraceful (2018 TV Special)

71 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Comedian Tom Segura rants about funny things about pop culture and the way of living in 2018.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Tom Segura

Votes: 2,192

41. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.6
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steven Burg

Votes: 56,426 | Gross: $13.00M

42. Paddle to Seattle: Journey Through the Inside Passage (2009)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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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.

Directors: J.J. Kelley, Josh Thomas | Stars: J.J. Kelley, Josh Thomas

Votes: 79

43. Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

8.2
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Michaela Leslie-Rule, Jaffar Smith

Votes: 6,256

44. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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38 Metascore

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.

Directors: William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente | Stars: Marlee Matlin, Elaine Hendrix, John Ross Bowie, Robert Bailey Jr.

Votes: 12,917 | Gross: $10.94M

45. Naked News Uncovered (2013– )

24 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.1
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Behind the scenes documentary series about Naked News, the strangest news organization in the world as they battle to regain their former glory.

Stars: Misha Highstead, Steven Shehori, Zoe Thorn, Rick Cordeiro

Votes: 32

46. The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (2018– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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British comedian Romesh Ranganathan investigates if the persisting stereotypes about certain places in the world are exaggerated.

Stars: Romesh Ranganathan, Johnny Issaluk, Ider-Od Bat-Erdene, Chipo Chikara

Votes: 232

47. The Hollywood Complex (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.8
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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.

Directors: Dylan Nelson, Dan Sturman | Stars: Andrew Manley, Rosie Forti, Toni Casala, John McCarthy

Votes: 365

48. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Seth MacFarlane, Kate Walsh, Jeffrey Ross

Votes: 5,096

49. Bo Burnham: Make Happy (2016 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.4
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Bo Burnham tackles life, death, sexuality, hypocrisy, mental illness and Pringles cans in his dazzling new stand-up special.

Directors: Bo Burnham, Christopher Storer | Star: Bo Burnham

Votes: 7,110

50. John Mulaney: New in Town (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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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.

Directors: Ryan Polito, Jake Szymanski | Stars: John Mulaney, Amy Schumer

Votes: 4,473


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