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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.
Votes: 199,771 | Gross: $119.52M
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.
Votes: 129,039 | Gross: $1.03M
3. All Is Lost (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 64,963 | Gross: $6.26M
4. Gray's Anatomy (1996)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
6. Ted Mosby Responds to LeBron James Coming Back to Cleveland (2014 TV Short)
1 min | Short, Comedy
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
7. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.
Votes: 2,845 | Gross: $0.15M
8. 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.
9. Befikre (2016)
Unrated | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in Paris, Befikre is the free-spirited, contemporary love story of Dharam and Shyra, two young people who believe in living life to the fullest.
10. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)
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.
12. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)
Not Rated | 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.
13. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)
TV-MA | 56 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 »
15. 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.
Votes: 2,643 | Gross: $5.09M
16. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)
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 »
18. Secret Honor (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, 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.
20. 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 »
22. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
25. 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 »
27. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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.
28. Kollektor (2016)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
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 that just ... See full summary »
30. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Votes: 1,771 | Gross: $1.09M
31. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)
75 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
32. 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.
33. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)
59 min | Documentary, 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 »
34. Bill Hicks: Revelations (1993 TV Special)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
35. John Leguizamo: Freak (1998 TV Special)
Not Rated | 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 »
37. 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 »
Votes: 475 | Gross: $0.11M
39. 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 »
Votes: 540 | Gross: $0.03M
40. 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.
Votes: 1,749 | Gross: $16.16M
42. Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
43. 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 »
44. John Leguizamo: Sexaholix... A Love Story (2002 TV Special)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, 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 »
45. George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, 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 »
47. 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. St. John in Exile (1986)
92 min | Drama
One of Jesus disciples, John has been punished in exile to the island of Patmos. He is all alone and has time to reflect and tell us about his life, faith and troubles. This is a one man ... See full summary »
50. Missing Link (1988)
PG | 91 min | Adventure
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 »