favorite standup specials of all time

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1.
Bill Cosby: Himself (1983 Documentary)
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations. (105 mins.)
Stars: Bill Cosby
 
2.
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996 Documentary)
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The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock. (58 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
 
3.
Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 Documentary)
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more. (57 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
4.
Dice Rules (1991 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Jay Dubin
 
5.
Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1 (2006 Documentary)
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In-demand comedian Katt Williams offers up The Pimp Chronicles courtesy of HBO. Williams shares his thoughts on such topics as drugs, politics and pop culture in this special event. (45 mins.)
 
6.
John Mulaney: New in Town (2012 TV Special)
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Congratulations, you're a few easy steps from being the lucky owner of this stand-up special! Your purchase... (60 mins.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (1987 Documentary)
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Fans old and new have cause for celebration with the release of Sam Kinison: Breaking All The Rules... (50 mins.)
 
9.
Dane Cook: Vicious Circle (2006 Documentary)
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Vicious Circle captures the hottest comic in America in his first HBO comedy event, a unique "in the round" performance before his hometown Boston fans. (90 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner
Stars: Dane Cook
 
10.
Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006 Documentary)
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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. (72 mins.)
Director: Michael Blieden