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1. Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue (2010 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.3
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Put the kids to bed and get ready to throw your inhibitions out the window as red-hot comedian/actor Tracy Morgan makes his HBO stand-up debut--a performance in which no subject, celebrity or situation will be off-limits.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Tracy Morgan, Marvin McClellan

Votes: 209

2. The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy

7.6
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Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse."

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Paul Reubens, Lexy Fridell, Jesse Garcia, Haley Jenkins

Votes: 673

3. Tom Green: Tom Green Live (2012)

TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

3.7
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Star: Tom Green

Votes: 109

4. Steve Harvey: Still Trippin' (2008)

106 min | Comedy

6.4
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Steve Harvey's 5th stand-up comedy concert, without any family friendly stuff this time.

Director: Leslie Small | Star: Steve Harvey

Votes: 32

5. Steve Harvey: Don't Trip... He Ain't Through with Me Yet (2006)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Leslie Small | Stars: Steve Harvey, Rickey Smiley

Votes: 136 | Gross: $0.31M

6. Def Comedy Jam (1992– )

300 min | Comedy

7.5
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Hosted by Martin Lawrence

Stars: Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens, Joe Torry

Votes: 318

7. Sinbad: Brain Damaged (1991 TV Special)

Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Star: Sinbad

Votes: 85

8. Sinbad: Where U Been? (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Sinbad is back and Live at a Comedy Central Concert Special with comedy and music.

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Sinbad, Gemi Taylor, Alex Al, Judith Hill

Votes: 114

9. Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy

7.8
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Rodney Dangerfield is at again with an all-New stage comedy concert: "Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me". Along with his fellow comedians: Bob Nelson, Robert Townsend, Sam Kinison,... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Jeff Altman, Roseanne Barr, Sam Kinison

Votes: 147

10. Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Award-winning actor/comedian Ricky Gervais' first-ever HBO stand-up special features his unique takes on such disparate issues as fund-raising, autism, fame, nursery rhymes, Nazis, moronic friends, obesity and more.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 2,053

11. Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (2010 TV Special)

TV-MA | 74 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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Stand-up comic Ricky Gervais has his second HBO special.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 1,352

12. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Lee Pryor

Votes: 3,370 | Gross: $15.80M

13. Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971)

R | 48 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.5
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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.

Director: Michael Blum | Star: Richard Pryor

Votes: 835

14. Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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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.

Director: Jason Woliner | Star: Patton Oswalt

Votes: 644

15. Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup (2011 TV Special)

Not Rated | 61 min | Comedy

7.8
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Norm MacDonald, the iconic anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" and star of the cult classic Dirty Work, is back with a vengeance.

Director: David Steinberg | Star: Norm MacDonald

Votes: 525

16. Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded & X-Rated (2009 TV Special)

72 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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The devilishly handsome and raucously funny comic Mike Epps takes the stage in his funniest ever stand-up comedy special. Epps has a knack for the absurd and his commentary on culture and ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Raboy | Stars: Mike Epps, Doug E. Fresh

Votes: 161

17. Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon, and 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.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Will 'Spank' Horton, Harry Ratchford

Votes: 4,429 | Gross: $7.71M

18. Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

5.4
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Katt Williams ushers in Kattpacalypse, with an explosive New Year's Eve performance filmed live in front of 7,000 screaming fans at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre.

Director: Marcus Raboy | Star: Katt Williams

Votes: 467

19. Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1 (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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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.

Directors: Anthony Anderson, Gary Binkow | Stars: Katt Williams, Anthony Anderson, André Benjamin, Da Brat

Votes: 1,362

20. Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters (2012 TV Special)

TV-PG | 80 min | Comedy

7.2
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Jeff Dunham's Minding the Monsters brings together your favorites-- Walter, Peanut, Bubba J, Jose Jalapeno... On a Steek!, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist as you've never seen them before! ... See full summary »

Directors: Manny Rodriguez, Matthew McNeil | Star: Jeff Dunham

Votes: 968

21. The Pee Wee Herman Show (1981 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy

8.1
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An adult-oriented version of what would eventually become an award-winning children's classic. This version of the show features Pee-wee's playhouse and many of the characters of the later ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Reubens, Marty Callner | Stars: Paul Reubens, John Moody, John Paragon, Tito Larriva

Votes: 1,231

22. Donald Glover: Weirdo (2012 TV Special)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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With his unique brand of youthful storytelling Donald Glover brings down the house in his hysterical stand-up special Weirdo.

Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Donald Glover

Votes: 1,662

23. Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (2004 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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Chappelle cuts loose in what he does best, Chappelle-style! And for what it's worth, no one is safe from Dave!

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Greer Barnes

Votes: 5,697

24. Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 TV Special)

57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Albert Precourt

Votes: 5,915

25. Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious (2007 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

7.7
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Comedy's chosen one, Daniel Tosh, has been healing the sick, stopping wars, helping underprivileged children... and filming Completely Serious, the single greatest hour in comedy. What have... See full summary »

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Daniel Tosh

Votes: 2,633

26. Damon Wayans: The Last Stand? (1990 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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The funny star of "My Wife and Kids" & "In Living Color" will knock you out with his very crazy controversial comedy routine. No one and no subject-matter is safe from this famed comedian.

Director: Terri McCoy | Star: Damon Wayans

Votes: 83

27. Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.0
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64 Metascore

A documentary on Conan O'Brien's comedy tour of the U.S. and Canada after leaving his post at "The Tonight Show" and severing his relationship with NBC.

Director: Rodman Flender | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 5,674 | Gross: $0.27M

28. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Mitch Hedberg (1999)

TV-PG | 23 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Mitch Hedberg's half-hour special on Comedy Central, as part of their Comedy Central Presents series.

Directors: Paul Miller, John Fortenberry | Star: Mitch Hedberg

Votes: 491

29. Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Nelson George, Monteria Ivey, Ali LeRoi

Votes: 3,127

30. Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.5
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Charlie Murphy in his debut stand-up performance as he delivers as only he can - uncut and raw.

Director: Lance Rivera | Stars: Freez Luv, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 137

31. Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy

5.6
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Broken Lizard's live stand up Comedy Central special.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter

Votes: 181

32. Bill Bellamy: Crazy Sexy Dirty (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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Comedian, actor and most importantly, the man who coined the phrase "booty call," Bill Bellamy is back with his brand new stand-up event.

Director: Scott L. Montoya | Stars: Bill Bellamy, Ali Siddiq, Tommy Davidson, Deon Cole

Votes: 77

33. Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious (2012 TV Special)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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Aziz Ansari channels his crude side in this 2012 comedy special, taking on topics like watching porn and the struggles of dating in New York City.

Director: Jason Woliner | Star: Aziz Ansari

Votes: 1,923

34. Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (1995 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Dana Carvey performs the best of his comedy stand-up routine.

Director: Keith Truesdell | Star: Dana Carvey

Votes: 345

35. Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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Comedian Dana Carvey performs an hour-long stand-up special taped before a live audience in Santa Rosa, California. He performs an all-new routine filled with off-kilter insights into society as well as impressions of well-known people.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Dana Carvey

Votes: 273

36. Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain (2004 TV Special)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Stand-up special from Patton Oswalt.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Patton Oswalt, Scott Ian

Votes: 804

37. An Evening with P. Oswalt (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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This DVD is a recording of the show Patton Oswalt performed in Athens, Georgia. It's a version of his Werewolves and Lollipops show, second solo album (also available on CD), and he ranges ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Woliner | Star: Patton Oswalt

Votes: 416

38. Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong (2009 TV Special)

Unrated | 64 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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The critically-acclaimed comedian, actor, writer, and voice of Remy the Rat (the Oscar-winning Ratatouille) takes time out from his many film and television outings to return to the comedy stage for his fourth stand-up special.

Director: Jason Woliner | Star: Patton Oswalt

Votes: 971

39. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.0
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Monteria Ivey

Votes: 5,750

40. Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour visits London, New York and Johannesburg.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Chris Rock

Votes: 3,513

41. Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Are you ready for Rock? Actor/director/comedian Chris Rock performs a gutbusting set in this stand-up special taped before a live audience at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Chris Rock, Dionicio Chambers, Doug E. Fresh, Eric Edwards

Votes: 4,404

42. Bill Hicks: Revelations (1993 TV Special)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Bill Hicks in the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes and minds to the hypocrisy and ludicrousness of the world around us.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,493

43. Bill Hicks: Relentless (1992 Video)

61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Bill Hicks tells us how he feels about non-smokers, blow-jobs, religion, war and peace, drugs and music.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 1,948

44. Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen (1988)

97 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen: This classic comedy concert film launched the careers of Tim Allen, Chris Rock and Jackie The Joke Man Martling. It also features the definitive performance of ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Wong | Stars: Tim Allen, John Fox, Joey Gaynor, Bill Hicks

Votes: 138

45. Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 53 min | Comedy

6.6
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Prepare for an evening of riotously shocking material as sharp-witted stand-up superstar Sarah Silverman steps up for her first HBO solo special.

Director: Liam Lynch | Stars: Sarah Silverman, Daniel Steven Gonzalez, Cuete Yeska, Mike G.

Votes: 1,009

46. Bill Cosby: Far from Finished (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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Bill Cosby is "Far From Finished." In his first special in thirty years, he leaves the audience asking, "How did he get inside our house?" Whether he's talking about friendship, love or ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Bill Cosby, Deana J. Becker, Stephanie Stallaing, Darryl M. Bell

Votes: 427

47. Colin Quinn: Long Story Short (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Colin Quinn performs his one-man show about world history, which he originally presented on Broadway.

Directors: John Moffitt, Jerry Seinfeld | Star: Colin Quinn

Votes: 386

48. Chris Hardwick: Mandroid (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

6.9
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The Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick, celebrates all things nerdy in his first Comedy Central special. Mandroid features candid comedy tales that cover virginity, shark vaginas, awkward ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Chris Hardwick

Votes: 215

49. Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (2006)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.2
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51 Metascore

In this documentary, the show's emcee, Vince Vaughn, and four stand-up comedians hand-picked by Vaughn, travel the country and perform in 30 cities. This film documents the interactions on and off stage along the way.

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 1,485 | Gross: $0.60M

50. Owen Benjamin: High Five Til It Hurts (2013 TV Special)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.2
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See Owen Benjamin share his infinite wisdom and virtuoso musical ability! From talking his way out of speeding tickets with ease, to avoiding being arrested by the TSA, even finding the solution to road rage, Owen Benjamin is unstoppable.

Director: Marcus Raboy | Star: Owen Benjamin

Votes: 32

51. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)

R | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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53 Metascore

Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Will 'Spank' Horton, Joey Wells

Votes: 7,184 | Gross: $32.24M

52. Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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"Seriously Funny" stars Kevin Hart performing in front of a sold out crowd live from Cleveland, Ohio - where he delivers his hilarious and unique brand of comedy. In this unforgettable ... See full summary »

Director: Shannon Hartman | Stars: Kim Delgado, Kevin Hart, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal

Votes: 3,471

53. Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man (2009 TV Special)

TV-MA | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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With his wisecracking one-of-a-kind style of comedy, Kevin Hart pokes fun at everyone - even his audience.

Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Kevin Hart

Votes: 2,755

54. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

Director: Bill Cosby | Star: Bill Cosby

Votes: 3,237

55. Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway (1985 TV Special)

75 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.7
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Whoopi Goldberg in her original one-woman show

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Star: Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 106

56. Whoopi: Back to Broadway - The 20th Anniversary (2005 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Twenty years before this video was produced, comedian Whoopi Goldberg took Broadway by storm in a one-woman show that established her as one of the wittiest, finest performers of her ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 223

57. Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special! (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 49 min | Comedy

7.2
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Spend an intimate evening with Maria Bamford in her cozy 'shot-at-home' comedy special. Gleeful, thrilling, and oh so awkward Maria gets snug with her two person audience consisting of only her parents.

Director: Jordan Brady | Stars: Maria Bamford, Joel Bamford, Marilyn Bamford, Wayne Federman

Votes: 383

58. Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1993 TV Special)

R | 62 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Chris Phillips, Adam Roth

Votes: 2,256

59. Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 5,242

60. David Cross: Let America Laugh (2003 Video)

93 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.0
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Directors: Lance Bangs, David Cross | Stars: David Cross, Bob Kaliban, Michelle Maryk, Meredith Lipson

Votes: 704

61. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Live from New York City, Jerry Seinfeld, aided and abetted by a host of friends and fellow comedians, performs his 1998 Emmy-nominated performance on Broadway.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Barryte, Grace Bustos, George Carlin

Votes: 3,969

62. Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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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.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Joe Wagner, Brian Unger

Votes: 2,918

63. Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 78 min | Comedy

8.1
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Elephant In The Room, filmed at the acclaimed Montreal Comedy Festival, is Patrice's first full-length special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Patrice O'Neal, Josh Fadem

Votes: 658

64. Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe (2012 Video)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy

7.8
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Jim Gaffigan does it again with his new stand-up Mr. Universe. Gaffigan jumps from topic to topic joking around with a varied number of topics. Some of the topics included are McDonalds, family, Disney World, and much more.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Jim Gaffigan

Votes: 2,516

65. Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (1987 TV Special)

R | 50 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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Fans old and new have cause for celebration with the release of Sam Kinison: Breaking All The Rules, HBO Special. Along with being voted onto Comedy Central's All-Time Top 20 Stand-Up ... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Sam Kinison, Florence Marie Marney, Denise Gallup, Dian Gallup

Votes: 443

66. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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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 noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 4,617

67. George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005 TV Special)

TV-MA | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,496

68. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: George Carlin (2004)

Talk-Show

8.2
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Interviewee: George Carlin

Stars: James Lipton, George Carlin

Votes: 41

69. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)

55 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,822

70. George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,259

71. George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy

8.5
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George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Jon Stewart, Johnny Carson, Sinbad

Votes: 725

72. George Carlin: Personal Favorites (1997 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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For more than four decades;George Carlin has made us laugh with his provocative style of standup comedy. This HBO special presentation highlights the best of his live performances in Los ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 682

73. George Carlin: George's Best Stuff (1996 Video)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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This special video looks at George Carlin's best comedy material from 1977-1990. This special edition looks at his famous Seven dirty words, baseball and football, losing things, dogs and ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Nannette Klatt

Votes: 646

74. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,466

75. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,624

76. George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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George Carlin brings his comedy back to New Jersey and this time talks about Offensive Language, Euphemisms, They're Only Words, Dogs, Things you never hear, see or wanna hear, Some people ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rocco Urbisci

Votes: 1,773

77. George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (1988 TV Special)

61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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George Carlin changes his act by bringing politics into the act, but also talks about the People he can do without, Keeping People Alert, and Cars and Driving part 2.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: George Carlin, Robert N. Altman, Lloyd Lindsay Young

Votes: 1,552

78. George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rick Ducommun, Anthony James, Vic Tayback

Votes: 1,363

79. George Carlin: Carlin on Campus (1984 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert, the ultimate class clown is back at school at UCLA, making ... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 1,405

80. On Location (1976– )
Episode: Carlin at Carnegie (1983)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Taped before a sold-out house at New York City's Carnegie Hall, the performance represents a creative resurgence for Carlin, following a heart attack earlier that year. He ignites the stage... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 954

81. On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix (1978 TV Special)

81 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin

Votes: 1,039

82. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #5.186 (1966)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Johnny Carson, George Carlin, Skitch Henderson, Ed McMahon

83. Bill Burr: Let It Go (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Stand-up comedian Bill Burr's 2010 comedy special.

Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Bill Burr

Votes: 3,131

84. Demetri Martin: Standup Comedian (2012 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Demetri Martin

Votes: 237

85. David Cross: Bigger & Blackerer (2010 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

7.1
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Bigger and Blackerer was taped during two shows, back-to-back on the same evening at Boston's Wilbur Theatre. Only by watching this video will you learn of Cross unique relationship with ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Bangs | Stars: David Cross, Todd Glass, Dean Crow, Mort Burke

Votes: 610

86. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.

Directors: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 8,510

87. Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale (2006 TV Special)

TV-14 | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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In this brand-new comedy performance, he's more hilarious than ever with his unique style of self-deprecating observations and catty audience commentary.

Director: Michael Drumm | Stars: Jim Gaffigan, Jeannie Gaffigan

Votes: 2,847

88. Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met (1986 TV Special)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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In this hilarious stand up comedy, Robin Williams is energetic, witty and again hilarious. It's the number one stand up comedy of all time.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 1,088

89. Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Dry, wry and hilariously deadpan, Steven Wright unleashes a torrent of ironic and hysterical thought-provoking one-liners in the quirky stand-up style that has become his trademark. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Steven Wright

Votes: 424

90. Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

5.7
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In her first Comedy Central one-hour special, Kristen Schaal unleashes her wit upon San Francisco. She is best known as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and as an eccentric fan on Flight of the Conchords.

Director: Ryan Polito | Stars: Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler, Eugene Mirman, Chloe Noelle

Votes: 132

91. Janeane Garofalo: If You Will - Live in Seattle (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 66 min | Comedy

6.6
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She's funny. She's edgy. She's the one-and-only Janeane Garofalo. And now, in her first solo special in over a decade, this Emmy nominated stand-up superstar digs into the many myths we all live by.

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 118

92. Carrot Top Rocks Las Vegas (2003 Video)

R | 71 min | Comedy

4.0
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Carrot Top, the red-headed wunderkind with a trunk full of giggles, invades Vegas and this one you won't want to miss. Filmed live at the MGM Grand, Carrot Top Rocks Las Vegas is a rock & ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Hanft | Star: Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson

Votes: 69

93. Robin Harris: Live from the Comedy Act Theater (2006 Video)

R | Comedy

8.1
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Few contemporary comedians African-American or otherwise have influenced and inspired as many as the late Robin Harris, and in this release featuring never-before-seen stand up footage and ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Star: Robin Harris

Votes: 15

94. An Evening with Robin Williams (1983 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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Stand-up comic Robin Williams performs his act in San Francisco's Great American Music Hall. Although he does do some of his more well known routines, much of the footage is devoted to ... See full summary »

Director: Don Mischer | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 824

95. Jim Gaffigan: King Baby (2009 TV Special)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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The greatly anticipated follow-up to the platinum-selling "Beyond the Pale." In this Austin performance that capped off his sold-out 2008 stand-up tour, Gaffigan does not let the audience ... See full summary »

Director: Troy Miller | Star: Jim Gaffigan

Votes: 1,704

96. Dennis Miller: All In (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy

5.8
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He's made a career exposing artifice, excess and pretense. So what's Dennis Miller doing in Sin City? He's making history headlining a stand-up special as part of the inaugural edition of ... See full summary »

Director: James Yukich | Star: Dennis Miller

Votes: 183

97. Dennis Miller: The Raw Feed (2003 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.5
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From a Chicago stage, Dennis Miller rips issues du jour to shreds.

Director: James Yukich | Star: Dennis Miller

Votes: 251

98. Dennis Miller: The Millennium Special - 1,000 Years, 100 Laughs, 10 Really Good Ones (1999 TV Special)

54 min | Comedy

6.0
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Director: Debbie Palacio | Stars: Dennis Miller, Norm MacDonald

Votes: 140

99. Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996 TV Special)

Documentary, Comedy

6.3
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Star: Dennis Miller

Votes: 70

100. Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1994 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Directors: Debbie Palacio, James Yukich | Star: Dennis Miller

Votes: 88