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Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971 Documentary)
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Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York. (48 mins.)
Director: Michael Blum
 
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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979 Documentary)
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed. (78 mins.)
Director: Jeff Margolis
 
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Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982 Documentary)
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip. (82 mins.)
Director: Joe Layton
 
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Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983 Documentary)
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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows. (83 mins.)
Director: Richard Pryor
 
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Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said? (????)
A chronicle of the life of comedian Richard Pryor.
 
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Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 Documentary)
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy... (57 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 Documentary)
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA. (61 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 Documentary)
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to. (82 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011 Documentary)
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Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theater in New York. (63 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language. (69 mins.)
Director: Bruce Gowers
 
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Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
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Joe Rogan: Live from the Belly of the Beast (2001 Video)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Kevin Booth
 
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Joe Rogan: Live (2006 Video)
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Regardless of Joe Rogan's success on television with the Ultimate Fighting Championship or hosting Fear Factor or co-starring in NewsRadio... (58 mins.)
Director: Michael Blieden
 
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Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space (2009 TV Movie)
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Comedian Joe Rogan tackles everything from evolution to making babies to gay marriage in his brand new uncut stand-up special recorded live at the sold-out Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. (69 mins.)
Stars: Joe Rogan
 
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Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle (2012 Video)
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Comedian Joe Rogan performs in Atlanta at the Tabernacle. Topics include: circumcision, marriage, and science. (59 mins.)
Stars: Joe Rogan
 
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Comedy Central Presents (1998 TV Series)
Episode: Mitch Hedberg (1999)
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Mitch Hedberg's half-hour special on Comedy Central, as part of their Comedy Central Presents series. (30 mins.)
 
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Doug Stanhope: Word of Mouth (2002 Video)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Kevin Booth
 
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Doug Stanhope: Deadbeat Hero (2004 Video)
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Doug Stanhope performs at Seattle's Comedy Underground (95 mins.)
Director: Shawn Amos
 
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Doug Stanhope: No Refunds (2007 Documentary)
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Not all stand-up comedy is spot-cleaned and pre-packaged for the masses. Like the legends who were born out of smokey... (61 mins.)
Director: Milton Lage
 
20.
Doug Stanhope: Before Turning the Gun on Himself (2012 Documentary)
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(67 mins.)
 
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Doug Stanhope: Beer Hall Putsch (2013 Documentary)
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Named after Hitler's first failed coup attempt, Beer Hall Putsch draws you deeper into the acerbic comic's... (61 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
 
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George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 Documentary)
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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... (70 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
23.
HBO Comedy Half-Hour (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Steve Harvey (1995)
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(28 mins.)
 
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Steve Harvey: Don't Trip... He Ain't Through with Me Yet (2006 Documentary)
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Steve Harvey, one of the Original Kings of Comedy, leaves his blue material at home in this stand-up performance in front of church-folk at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (90 mins.)
Director: Leslie Small
 
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Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011 TV Special)
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Elephant In The Room, filmed at the acclaimed Montreal Comedy Festival, is Patrice's first full-length special. (78 mins.)
 
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An Audience with Billy Connolly (1985 TV Special)
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Billy Connolly delivers his special brand of stand-up comedy and abrasive humour in front of a celebrity audience. (60 mins.)