Most Popular Live Comedy Movies and TV Shows
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2. 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.
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 »
5. Kroll Show (2013–2015)
30 min | Comedy
Show highlights Nick Kroll's incredible ability to transform himself into hilarious characters that pop off the screen while bringing many of his popular short-form favorites along for the ride.
8. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.
Votes: 17,251 | Gross: $50.50M
10. Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017 TV Special)
TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy
Three minutes into her set, Amy Schumer claims that all good comedians have a "leather special," where they wear all leather and regret it later in their careers--this is hers. Amy muses on... See full summary »
11. 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.
Votes: 6,134 | Gross: $2.74M
13. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical
The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
Votes: 12,661 | Gross: $0.33M
16. 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 »
17. National Lampoon Television Show: Lemmings Dead in Concert (1973 Video)
Unrated | 55 min | Comedy, Music
This music-stage performance-mockumentary showcases a mock-rock festival, Woodshuck: three days of peace, love and death. Many Woodstock performers and others are spoofed.
21. Mind of Mencia (2005– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy
Carlos Mencia is speaking his mind and taking no prisoners. Enter the Mind of Mencia and get ready for a merciless mix of up close stand-up, unconventional street interviews, and shocking commercial parodies.
23. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)
Not Rated | 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.
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 »
30. 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 »
32. Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (2010 TV Special)
TV-MA | 74 min | Documentary, Comedy
Stand-up comic Ricky Gervais has his second HBO special.
33. 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 »
35. 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.
37. 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: 1,934 | Gross: $16.16M
38. 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 »
39. Rude (1982)
R | Comedy
"Rappin' and tappin' is my game" -- comedian Rudy May Moore introduces himself to an enthusiastic audience in this stand-up performance recorded at a club in the 1980s. Raunchy bedroom and ... See full summary »
40. Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff (2012 TV Special)
TV-MA | 61 min | Comedy
Nothing is off limits for Amy Schumer in her first original one-hour stand-up special. Schumer airs every hilarious, messed-up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with ... See full summary »
45. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Tim and Eric perform in front of a "live" studio audience for their "Chrimbus" special all while advertising their dvd for the same broadcast.
48. Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula (2013 TV Special)
TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
49. Beyond the Fringe (1964 TV Special)
Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary, Comedy
A TV version of the stage show originally performed at the Edinburgh Fringe (August 1962) and subsequently in London (Fortune Theatre) and Broadway.
50. 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 »