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1. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
2. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
3. Gray's Anatomy (1996)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
After doctors inform him that an eye affliction will require risky surgery, monologist Spadling Gray recounts his various pursuits for alternative medicine to avoid the doctor's scalpel.
4. Firewalker (1986)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.
5. Lenny (1974)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
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.
6. CM101MMXI Fundamentals (2013)
139 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
7. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language.
8. Secret Honor (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
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.
9. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)
82 min | 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.
10. Top Dog (1995)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.
11. 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 »
12. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Movie)
65 min | Comedy, Documentary
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 »
13. Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
14. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)
TV-MA | 57 min | 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. Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy
The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos"
19. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)
70 min | 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 »
24. 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.
25. Freak (1998 TV Movie)
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 »
28. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
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.
29. 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 »
30. P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)
R | 92 min | Comedy
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 »
31. Moby Dick (1978)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Captain Ahab's descend 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.
32. Letting Go of God (2008)
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 »
33. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)
55 min | 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 »
34. George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 TV Special)
TV-MA | 65 min | 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.
35. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)
59 min | Comedy
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 »
37. Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, History, Mystery
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 »
38. George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy
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 »
39. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
41. An Evening with Robin Williams (1982 Video)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
42. Sexaholix... A Love Story (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
John Leguizamo returns to HBO in this one-man stage show to examine the world's most intimate act! SEXAHOLIX is an affectionate tale of the comic's path to maturation and the women who ... See full summary »
43. An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970)
Unrated | 53 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Vincent Price recites four Edgar Allen Poe stories: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum.
44. Christmas Carol (1978 TV Movie)
55 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In this one-man show starring Rich Little, Ebeneezer Scrooge (played by Rich as W.C. Fields) hates Christmas, and it's up to the Ghosts of Christmas Past (played by Rich as Humphrey Bogart)... See full summary »
47. The Life of Reilly (2006)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
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 »
50. Monster in a Box (1992)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.