Most Popular Stand Up Comedy Movies and TV Shows
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2. The King of Comedy (1982)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.
Votes: 73,022 | Gross: $2.50M
4. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.
Votes: 295,224 | Gross: $23.38M
6. The Big Sick (2017)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Votes: 107,832 | Gross: $42.87M
11. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
12. Funny People (2009)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Votes: 110,199 | Gross: $51.86M
13. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )
TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
17. 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.
19. 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.
20. Obvious Child (2014)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.
Votes: 21,963 | Gross: $3.12M
22. Befikre (2016)
Not Rated | 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.
28. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Each week night, The Late Late Show with James Corden throws a late-night after-party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind the scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and ... See full summary »
30. Brendan Schaub: You'd Be Surprised (2019 TV Special)
TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy
A modern-day renaissance man, Schaub is a former footballer, retired MMA fighter and current podcast host. Now, he adds another achievement to his resume. He takes to the stage to tell his tales in his first-ever stand-up comedy special.
32. Dirty Movie (2011)
R | 91 min | Comedy
An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
33. Top Five (2014)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.
Votes: 24,980 | Gross: $25.28M
34. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy
It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.
35. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After his life is saved by a lonely cop, a mobster who moonlights as a stand-up comedian provides the cop with a beautiful young companion.
Votes: 19,437 | Gross: $11.08M
36. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
37. For Your Consideration (2006)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Votes: 13,283 | Gross: $5.54M
38. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.
39. Standing Up for Sunny (2019)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand up comedy.
41. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018 TV Special)
TV-MA | 69 min | Comedy
Stand-up comedy in which Hannah Gadsby explains why she is giving up comedy. She tells the story of the strength of being a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.
42. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)
TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »
43. 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: 17,390 | Gross: $50.50M
44. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,703 | Gross: $6.38M
45. Down to Earth (2001)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman.
Votes: 20,849 | Gross: $64.19M
48. Rocket Gibraltar (1988)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.
Votes: 1,715 | Gross: $0.19M
50. Chelsea Lately (2007–2014)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Comedian Chelsea Handler talks about celebrity gossip, pop culture and interviews celebrities while giving her audience something to laugh at. She is accompanied by her round table guests ... See full summary »