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1. Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Video)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Comedy

Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989.

Directors: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,037

2. Bill Hicks: Relentless (1992 Video)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

Bill Hicks tells us how he feels about non-smokers, blow-jobs, religion, war and peace, drugs and music.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,202

3. 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.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,730

4. Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000 TV Special)

68 min | Comedy

Bill Maher, creator of the immensely popular late-night talk show Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher and host of the HBO hit series Real Time with Bill Maher, displays his celebrated, ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Star: Bill Maher

Votes: 686

5. Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Bill Maher stars in his sixth HBO stand-up special, premiering LIVE from the Hudson Theater in New York!

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Bill Maher, Linda Doucett

Votes: 836

6. Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy

"I don't hate America," comedian Bill Maher declares during I'm Swiss, his seventh HBO stand-up special that was recorded in March 2005 in Portland, OR. "I love America. (But) I'm ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Bill Maher

Votes: 885

7. Bill Maher: The Decider (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, 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 his eighth HBO ... See full summary »

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Bill Maher

Votes: 1,040

8. Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy

The ninth HBO stand-up comedy special by Bill Maher.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Maureen MacDonald, Bill Maher, Cait Mathis

Votes: 1,080

9. Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

In his 10th HBO stand-up special, Bill Maher, the political commentator and satirist discusses midterm elections, income inequality, the Republican psyche, a Trump lawsuit, why the Pope is an atheist and why tattoos are stupid.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Bill Maher, Patrick Moran Donovan, Michael Moore, Gale Nemec

Votes: 439

10. Bill Maher: Live from Oklahoma (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

Bill visits the Brady Theater in Tulsa, Oklahoma for his 11th HBO stand-up special. The topics include the current state of U.S. politics, sexuality, political correctness, aging and Bill's amusingly profound hatred of small children.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bill Maher

Votes: 437

11. On Location (1976– )
Episode: George Carlin at USC (1977)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

George Carlin's first ever comedy special, filmed live at the University of Southern California. Here, he talks about monopoly, flying on planes, random thoughts, walking, and other things.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: George Carlin, Shayna Alexander, Brenda Carlin

Votes: 860

12. On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix (1978 TV Special)

81 min | Documentary, Comedy

Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin

Votes: 1,163

13. On Location (1976– )
Episode: Carlin at Carnegie (1983)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Taped before a sold-out house at New York City's Carnegie Hall, the performance represents a creative resurgence for Carlin, following a heart attack earlier that year. He ignites the stage... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 1,007

14. George Carlin: Carlin on Campus (1984 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert, the ultimate class clown is back at school at UCLA, making ... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 1,544

15. George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rick Ducommun, Anthony James, Vic Tayback

Votes: 1,516

16. George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (1988 TV Special)

61 min | Documentary, Comedy

George Carlin changes his act by bringing politics into the act, but also talks about the People he can do without, Keeping People Alert, and Cars and Driving part 2.

Directors: Bruce Gowers, Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Robert N. Altman, Lloyd Lindsay Young

Votes: 1,724

17. George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 TV Special)

TV-MA | 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 »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rocco Urbisci

Votes: 2,019

18. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

TV-MA | 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 »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,964

19. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,742

20. George Carlin: Personal Favorites (1997 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

For more than four decades, George Carlin has made us laugh with his provocative style of stand-up comedy. This HBO special presentation highlights the best of his live performances in Los ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 756

21. 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.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,560

22. 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 »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,100

23. George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005 TV Special)

TV-MA | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy

George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,850

24. 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 »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 5,055

25. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

Director: Bill Cosby | Star: Bill Cosby

Votes: 3,349

26. Bill Cosby: Far from Finished (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy

Bill Cosby is "Far From Finished." In his first special in thirty years, he leaves the audience asking, "How did he get inside our house?" Whether he's talking about friendship, love or ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Bill Cosby, Deana J. Becker, Stephanie Stallaing, Darryl M. Bell

Votes: 446

27. Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971)

R | 48 min | Comedy, Documentary

Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York.

Director: Michael Blum | Star: Richard Pryor

Votes: 923

28. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy

The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Huey P. Newton, Jennifer Lee Pryor

Votes: 4,002 | Gross: $15.80M

29. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

Director: Joe Layton | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 3,475 | Gross: $36.30M

30. 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.

Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney

Votes: 1,955 | Gross: $16.16M

31. 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.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 15,085

32. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

54 Metascore

Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford

Votes: 17,391 | Gross: $50.50M

33. An Evening with Robin Williams (1983 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

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 Williams' frenetic, completely off the wall improvisation.

Director: Don Mischer | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 965

34. Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met (1986 TV Special)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

In this hilarious stand up comedy, Robin Williams is energetic, witty and again hilarious. It's the number one stand up comedy of all time.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 1,240

35. Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Comedy

The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 5,550

36. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

The master comedian performs in Washington DC and gives his wry observations about life, politics and his health.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 2,980

37. Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (1992 TV Special)

55 min | Comedy, Documentary

Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Included are lessons on Shakespearean acting, a school... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Angus Deayton

Votes: 2,634

38. Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (1987 TV Special)

R | 50 min | Documentary, Comedy

Fans old and new have cause for celebration with the release of Sam Kinison: Breaking All The Rules, HBO Special. Along with being voted onto Comedy Central's All-Time Top 20 Stand-Up ... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Sam Kinison, Florence Marie Marney, Denise Gallup, Dian Gallup

Votes: 530

39. 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.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Barryte, Grace Bustos, George Carlin

Votes: 4,711

40. Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 62 min | Documentary, Comedy

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld takes the stage at the comedy club where he began his career to recount his early life.

Director: Michael Bonfiglio | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Brogan, Mark Schiff, Carolyn Liebling

Votes: 4,457

41. Lewis Black: Black on Broadway (2004 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

Lewis Black goes on tirade after tirade about stupidity in America. He covers everything from corporate greed and Martha Stewart to WMDs and homeland security

Director: Paul Miller | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 1,387

42. Lewis Black: Red, White and Screwed (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Lewis Black, 'America's foremost commentator on everything,' delivers his comical insights into everything from the State of the Union to Dick Cheney's aim in this stand-up special.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Lewis Black, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 1,241

43. Lewis Black: Stark Raving Black (2009 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy

Stark Raving Black Productions proudly presents the comedy of Lewis Black in 80 minutes of outrageous topical stand-up humor. Shot at the historic Fillmore Theatre in Detroit, Stark Raving ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Dubin | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 547

44. Lewis Black: In God We Rust (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy

Lewis Black takes on pretentious politicians, sell-out celebrities and all those things and ideas you thought you could trust. Using his acerbic wit and personal wise-cracks, he reminds us ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Dubin | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 559

45. Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the Borgata (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

In his ninth comedy special, Lewis Black tears into a country that is going nowhere at the speed of light. "Old Yeller" weaves the riotous tale of a country that is so strung out on ADD ... See full summary »

Director: Zach Nial | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 492

46. Lewis Black: Black to the Future (2016 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy

Just in time for the elections, Lewis Black returns to take on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Director: Justin Kreutzmann | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 225

47. Ron White: They Call Me Tater Salad (2004 TV Special)

TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

Ron White does an hour long standup routine about his life, things that bother him, and other thoughts.

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Ron White

Votes: 1,251

48. Ron White: You Can't Fix Stupid (2006 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy