Ranking the 2011 standup specials

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1.
Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Elephant In The Room, filmed at the acclaimed Montreal Comedy Festival, is Patrice's first full-length special. (78 mins.)
 
2.
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon. 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! (89 mins.)
 
3.
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.
 
4.
Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour (2011 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In his fourth (and GRAMMY-nominated) full-length special, Patton Oswalt covers a range of topics from how hipsters make the Spam museum sad to the greatness of sweatpants and revisits his attack on KFC Famous Bowls. (59 mins.)
Director: Jason Woliner
 
5.
Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Following his acclaimed debut special Completely Serious, Daniel, host of Comedy Central's hit show Tosh.0, headed to San Francisco to take on pop culture, sports, religion and politics in his latest stand-up special. (60 mins.)
Director: Beth McCarthy
 
6.
Christopher Titus: Neverlution (2011 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A non-stop tour through where we've been, where we are, and where we're going. Neverlution cuts into America - not to kill it - but to perform triage and save it, one joke at a time. (60 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
 
7.
Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Nick Kroll blows the doors off of the conventional stand-up special. (68 mins.)
Director: Ryan Polito
 
8.
Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos (2011 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ventriloquist and comic Jeff Dunham takes to the stage to provide fresh comedic material with his classic puppets Walter, Peanut, Jose Jalapeo and Achmed, as well as with two never-before-seen characters with their own unique quirks. (97 mins.)
 
9.
Michael Ian Black: Very Famous (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Jay Chapman
 
10.
Lisa Lampanelli: Tough Love (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Comedy's lovable Queen of Mean is back with some Tough Love, and no one is safe! Two parts standup and one part roast... (61 mins.)
Director: David Higby
 
11.
T.J. Miller: No Real Reason (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
T.J. Miller (She's Out Of My League, Cloverfield, Get Him To The Greek, Yogi Bear 3D) has taken the... (67 mins.)
Director: Shannon Hartman
 
12.
Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup (2011 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Norm MacDonald, the iconic anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" and star of the cult classic Dirty Work, is back with a vengeance. (61 mins.)
Director: David Steinberg
 
13.
Doug Stanhope: Oslo - Burning the Bridge to Nowhere (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(89 mins.)
Director: Bjorn Opsahl
 
14.
They Put It Out There (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Pablo Francisco, one of the most popular comedians worldwide is back with his all new comedy concert, They Put It Out There.
Director: Manny Rodriguez
 
15.
Nick Cannon: Mr. Show Biz (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
In his first-ever comedy special, the popular comic actor and musician reveals surprisingly edgy, hysterically... (91 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas