Most Popular Improvisational Comedy Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
3. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.
5. Don't Think Twice (2016)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.
Votes: 15,763 | Gross: $4.42M
6. Billy Jack (1971)
GP | 114 min | Action, Drama, Western
Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Votes: 5,271 | Gross: $98.00M
7. Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime
A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Votes: 25,744 | Gross: $20.34M
8. 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 »
11. The UCB Show (2016– )
TV-PG | Comedy
A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, ... See full summary »
15. Hey Hey It's Saturday (1971–1999)
120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Hosted by Darryl Sommers, Hey Hey was a variety show, featuring sketches, performances, a talent show of sorts, and an array of celebrity guests, ranging from Australian television stars, to actors in big Hollywood blockbuster movies.
17. Two Doors Down (2009– )
22 min | Comedy, Drama
Kevin Stone and Jennifer Pierce are two divorced parents, who compete, in their own starkly different styles, for the love of their shared child, Daniel. When Kevin moves into Jennifer's ... See full summary »
20. Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (1987 TV Movie)
From "In Your Face," an uproarious news spoof, to a luncheonette that specializes in some sandwiches, Winters and his wild bunch wreak comedy havoc in this wacky walk on the wild side.
21. Improv All Stars (2001 TV Special)
89 min | Comedy
Drew Carey accompanied by Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, Brad Sherwood, Kathy Kinney, Chip Esten, Sean Masterson, Julie Larson, and Laura Hall at the piano, star in a 90 minute (... See full summary »
Documentary, Comedy | Post-production
Explores a year in the world of long-form improvisation in L.A. through the eyes of three different theaters; the top of the chain Upright Citizens Brigade, the grassroots Improv Space and ... See full summary »
25. Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008 TV Special)
Unrated | 61 min | Comedy
Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, guest monologists tell true stories that kick off a series of high octane improvised sketches. From medical marijuana to embarrassing sexual ... See full summary »
26. Whose Line Is It Anyway: Vietnam (2015–2017)
90 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Musical
Whose Line? consists of a panel of four performers who create characters, scenes or songs on the spot in the style of short-form improvisation games, based on topics either prompted from audience suggestions or predetermined by the host.
27. Ghostbusted 2 (2002)
51 min | Comedy
A heavily improvised, loosely structured comedy about hunting ghosts...and so much more. Notable for featuring appearances by Mike Stoklasa, Jay Bauman, and Rich Evans who would later be ... See full summary »
29. Liar's Club (1976–1977)
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
'What IS this thing'? In this - the second iteration of the syndicated game show, panelists were presented with an odd or unfamiliar object, and each had to tell a story about what the ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
The story of the Del Close Marathon in New York City, a celebration of improv comedy, Del Close, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
32. Alan Arkin: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2015 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Talk-Show
Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin discusses his life and career with TCM host Robert Osborne at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival.
33. Schillerstraße (2004– )
Cordula Stratmann lives in an apartment located in the Schillerstraße (Schiller Street). She meets her friends and other people. Together, they improvise the conversation. From time to time... See full summary »
94 min | Documentary
This film follows the lifetime of contributions David Shepherd has made to Improvisational Theatre in North America.
39. Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance (2005– )
30 min | Comedy
Improv Comedy Show starring Howie Mandel as himself -- a family man who crafts a hidden-camera segments for a talkshow. The story line will interweave real-life "Candid Camera"-style bits, ... See full summary »
42. Little Klaus Big World (2011)
82 min | Adventure, Romance
KLAUS PIERRE is an international documentary comedy about action star dreams, love and worldwide adventure. Klaus Pierre is a half German, half French, wanna-be action star who travels to ... See full summary »
46. Jester'Z Improv Comedy Live (2016– )
25 min | Family
Jester'Z Improv Comedy Live, Vol 1, is a family friendly show featuring improv style theater games, stand-up comedy, and improvisational music, performed in front of a live audience. ... See full summary »
48. Breaking Curfew (2014– )
22 min | Comedy, Family
Breaking Curfew blends of the fun of original sketches with short form improv. It's a show that makes fun of anything, from hash-tagging to French cinema, bringing it back to the stage for some improv that'll make your whole family laugh.
49. 25 Years of Improv Comedy (2005)
Not Rated | 91 min
For 25 years, Chicago's I.O. Theater has been a training ground for the world's top improv comedians, including many cast members and writers of Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, Late ... See full summary »
Documentary | Post-production
Gilda Radner's lifelong, subversive Feminism serves as a narrative thread for current comediennes as they attempt to answer the question, 'How much has changed since Saturday Night Live first introduced her as 'the GIRL in the show?'"