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4. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)
36 min | Comedy, Game-Show
A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »
6. Comedian (2002)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy
A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.
7. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)
82 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
9. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)
In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, his first solo special on the network in seven years, Williams covers such topics as global warming, sex and politics, the state of ... See full summary »
10. Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (2008 TV Special)
TV-MA | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
11. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy
The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman, Angus James, David Lipscomb | Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman
13. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)
70 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
15. Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010 TV Special)
Broken Lizard's live stand up Comedy Central special.
16. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)
TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy
Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »
17. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary
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.
18. Why We Laugh: Funny Women (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy
An uncensored look into the lives of the female stand-up comedian. Featuring interviews and live performance footage from some of today's most prominent female voices in stand-up comedy and... See full summary »
20. The Queens of Comedy (2001 Video)
R | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy
Four African American women, profane and brassy, bring stand-up comedy to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Laura Hayes opens the show and serves as emcee. She tells family ... See full summary »
23. George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 TV Special)
TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
24. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)
55 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
26. Freak (1998 TV Special)
89 min | Biography, Comedy
John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his ... See full summary »
30. Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009 TV Short)
30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A commercial-free variety special starring Seth MacFarlane and his "Family Guy" co-star Alex Borstein. The half-hour special will highlight the duo's subversive and unique comedic ... See full summary »
Writers: Aaron Blitzstein, Alex Borstein, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, Andrew Goldberg, David Ihlenfeld, Artie Johann, Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Meighan, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener, Wellesley Wild | Directors: Jackson Douglas, Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Walter Murphy, Mike Henry
33. Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010 TV Special)
56 min | Documentary, Comedy
Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »
35. Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula (2013 TV Special)
Anthony Jeselnik brings his signature dark and twisted point of view to this extended and uncensored special. He holds nothing back, routinely saying things most wouldn't ever dare. Anthony is not for the easily offended or humorless.
37. Ready? OK! (I) (2008)
91 min | Comedy
In this poignant comedy, a single mom struggles to understand her young son's obsession with dresses, dolls and girls' cheerleading. With the recent death of her absent father and her ... See full summary »
38. Bill Maher: The Decider (2007 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy
Comedian, writer and politically incorrect HBO talk-show host Bill Maher takes time off from his regular hosting duties to perform a hilariously scathing stand-up set in this comedy special... See full summary »
39. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Writers: Tim Heidecker, Jonathan Krisel, Doug Lussenhop, Jon Mugar, Eric Wareheim | Directors: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Benjamin Berman | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Zach Galifianakis, Bob Odenkirk
40. Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the Borgata (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | Comedy
In his ninth comedy special, Lewis Black tears into a country that is going nowhere at the speed of light. "Old Yeller" weaves the riotous tale of a country that is so strung out on ADD ... See full summary »
41. Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (2010 TV Movie)
TV-MA | Documentary, Comedy
Stand-up comic Ricky Gervais has his second HBO special.
42. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
43. Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong (2009 TV Special)
64 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
45. George Carlin: George's Best Stuff (1996 Video)
87 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
48. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler (1999 TV Special)
Unrated | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy
Before he was Happy Gilmore, Little Nicky, The Waterboy, or Billy Madison, Adam Sandler was doing Saturday Night Live playing hilarious characters and singing hilarious songs like the ... See full summary »
Writers: Tim Herlihy, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Jay Mohr, Bob Odenkirk, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Robert Smigel | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, Peter Corbett | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kirstie Alley, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Cleghorne
49. I'm from Hollywood (1989)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Wrestling documentry about comedian Andy Kauffman's break into professional wrestling. Mainly focuses on his feud with Memphis wrestling legend, Jerry "The King" Lawler, and features ... See full summary »
50. The Original Latin Kings of Comedy (2002)
R | 86 min | Documentary, Comedy
In El Paso, Texas, five of the greatest Latino comics come together on one stage in one unforgettable night of uncut and raw comedy.