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1. Walk the Line (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick

Votes: 189,789 | Gross: $119.52M

2. Buried (2010)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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65 Metascore

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 119,836 | Gross: $1.03M

3. All Is Lost (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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87 Metascore

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

Votes: 60,200 | Gross: $6.26M

4. Gray's Anatomy (1996)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

After doctors inform him that an eye affliction will require risky surgery, monologist Spalding Gray recounts his various pursuits for alternative medicine to avoid the doctor's scalpel.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Spalding Gray, Mike McLaughlin, Melissa Robertson, Alvin Henry

Votes: 1,544

5. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)

82 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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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.

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Jesse Newman

Votes: 6,418

6. Lenny (1974)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Votes: 11,310

7. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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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.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 12,069

8. Firewalker (1986)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

Votes: 4,351 | Gross: $11.83M

9. Ted Mosby Responds to LeBron James Coming Back to Cleveland (2014 TV Short)

1 min | Short, Comedy

6.3
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How I Met Your Mother (2005) leading character, Ted Mosby, reacts to the news of NBA All Star, LeBron James' return to his favorite basketball team.

Star: Josh Radnor

Votes: 137

10. Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011 Video)

63 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theater in New York.

Director: Louis C.K. | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 6,232

11. Top Dog (1995)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.0
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With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.

Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Michele Lamar Richards, Erik von Detten, Carmine Caridi

Votes: 2,455 | Gross: $5.09M

12. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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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! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 5,635

13. Secret Honor (1984)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A fictionalized former President Richard M. Nixon offers a solitary, stream-of-consciousness reflection on his life and political career - and the "true" reasons for the Watergate scandal and his resignation.

Director: Robert Altman | Star: Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 2,053

14. Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy

7.5
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The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos"

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Bob Saget, John Stamos, Jeffrey Ross, Susie Essman

Votes: 1,632

15. Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (2001 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

8.7
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A businessman, overhearing the song on the maid's radio, takes to dancing in the hotel lobby.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Fatboy Slim, Christopher Walken

Votes: 341

16. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.2
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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.

Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney

Votes: 1,572

17. Bill Hicks: Revelations (1993 TV Special)

57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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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: 2,194

18. 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: 4,584

19. 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: 5,262

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

55 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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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: 2,524

21. Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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57 Metascore

A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an... See full summary »

Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Laura Kirk, Nat DeWolf, Griffin Dunne, Daniel London

Votes: 456 | Gross: $0.11M

22. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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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 »

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 2,520

23. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields (1984) and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

Votes: 1,636 | Gross: $1.09M

24. 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: 4,175

25. Freak (1998 TV Special)

89 min | Biography, Comedy

8.1
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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 »

Director: Spike Lee | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 891

26. 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: 3,120

27. CM101MMXI Fundamentals (2013)

139 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.3
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The funny little details of everyday life; the simple things that makes us laugh. An unforgettable performance from Cem Yilmaz. Yilmaz captures the audience with his hilarious stories about... See full summary »

Director: Murat Dundar | Star: Cem Yilmaz

Votes: 36,077

28. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

Director: Joe Layton | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 2,868 | Gross: $34.69M

29. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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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: 3,094

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

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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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: 2,909

31. Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008 TV Special)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends.

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Brian Haner

Votes: 2,314

32. Kollektor (2016)

75 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Arthur is the best employee of a collecting firm. He's got a high income and a solid reputation among his colleagues. He risks losing it all at once because of a scandalous video involving ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksey Krasovskiy | Stars: Polina Agureeva, Kseniya Buravskaya, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Tatyana Lazareva

Votes: 6

33. Wedding Trough (1974)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Romance

4.7
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A mad farmer falls in love with his pig and has mutant piglets with it. When the "piglets" prefer their mother over him, he hangs them all and the sow kills herself.

Director: Thierry Zéno | Star: Dominique Garny

Votes: 965

34. The Life of Reilly (2006)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.2
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72 Metascore

If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank L. Anderson, Barry Poltermann | Star: Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 287 | Gross: $0.04M

35. Missing Link (1988)

PG | 91 min | Adventure

6.3
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A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and ... See full summary »

Directors: Carol Hughes, David Hughes | Stars: Peter Elliott, Michael Gambon, Brian Abrahams, Clive Ashley

Votes: 260

36. 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: 2,276

37. Moby Dick (1978)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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Captain Ahab's descent into madness destroys everyone around him. This powerful character drew John Barrymore, Orson Wells and John Huston. This film has been called the best, most authentic version of Herman Melville's MOBY DICK.

Director: Paul Stanley | Star: Jack Aranson

Votes: 56

38. Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Mystery

7.3
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Dramatization of an actual homicide investigation. In 1947 Los Angeles, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Brooke Adams, Donna Mills, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ronny Cox

Votes: 244

39. An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970)

Unrated | 53 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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Vincent Price recites four Edgar Allen Poe stories: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 689

40. The Sam Kinison Family Entertainment Hour (1991 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.2
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Fans both old and new have cause for celebration with the release of "Sam Kinison: Family Entertainment Hour HBO Special." Along with being voted onto Comedy Central's All-Time Top 20 ... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Sam Kinison, Arthur Eckdahl, Randy Hansen, Paul Henderson

Votes: 117

41. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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Prior to his appointment to United States Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall worked as a lawyer for the NAACP. This one man play tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement and the people that influenced him.

Director: Michael Stevens | Star: Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 451

42. 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: 1,523

43. Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.

Directors: Steve Binder, Peter H. Hunt | Star: James Whitmore

Votes: 343

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

50 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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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, Denise Gallup, Dian Gallup, Hugh M. Hefner

Votes: 350

45. P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.5
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33 Metascore

Jimmy (Guttenberg) and Kate (Watros) are in the middle of a break-up and completely oblivious to the fact that they're being robbed...by a gay guy. Kate splits, leaving Jimmy alone in the ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Guttenberg | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Cynthia Watros, Lombardo Boyar, A.J. Benza

Votes: 527

46. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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October 1980. Michel Colucci, better known as Coluche, is the French people's favorite comedian. He performs every night to a packed house at the Théâtre du Gymnase. One day, always ... See full summary »

Director: Antoine de Caunes | Stars: François-Xavier Demaison, Léa Drucker, Olivier Gourmet, Laurent Bateau

Votes: 558

47. Bob Saget: That Ain't Right (2007 TV Special)

56 min | Documentary

6.2
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bob Saget

Votes: 602

48. Letting Go of God (2008)

Documentary

8.3
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Letting Go of God is a humorous monologue by Julia Sweeney chronicling her search for God. She begins in the Catholic church, the religion her family raised her in, and takes a Bible study ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Sweeney

Votes: 531

49. Spic-O-Rama (1993 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: Peter Askin | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 108

50. Dylan Thomas: Return Journey (1990)

Biography

6.9
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Director: Anthony Hopkins | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Bob Kingdom

Votes: 32