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1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 227,365

2. The Big Sick (2017)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Votes: 105,166 | Gross: $42.87M

3. Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

7.8
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Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

Director: Spike Jonze | Star: Aziz Ansari

Votes: 1,535

4. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 39,385

5. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, who's violence and temper that lead him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 290,400 | Gross: $23.38M

6. Lenny (1974)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Votes: 13,171

7. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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58 Metascore

The life and career of legendary comedian Andy Kaufman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

Votes: 117,024 | Gross: $34.58M

8. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 67,819 | Gross: $2.50M

9. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

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.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 109,342 | Gross: $51.86M

10. Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (2019 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy

6.5
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Canadian comic Katherine Ryan's stand-up special packed with anecdotes, jokes, and a pertinent take on society.

Director: Linda Mendoza | Star: Katherine Ryan

Votes: 494

11. In Living Color (1990–1994)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, David Alan Grier

Votes: 8,788

12. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 20,905

13. Brendan Schaub: You'd Be Surprised (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

2.8
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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.

Director: Jay Lafayette | Star: Brendan Schaub

Votes: 1,365

14. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.4
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 14,308

15. Inside Amy Schumer (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

6.1
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Amy Schumer switches from sketches, doing stand up, to interviewing people on the street and people of interest usually following a certain theme.

Stars: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Kyle Dunnigan, Kim Caramele

Votes: 11,043

16. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 47,462

17. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.3
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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.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 9,503

18. Top Five (2014)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Votes: 24,813 | Gross: $25.28M

19. Going Overboard (1989)

R | 99 min | Comedy

1.9
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A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.

Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Zane, Burt Young

Votes: 11,734

20. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,833

21. The Comedian (2016)

R | 120 min | Comedy

5.7
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40 Metascore

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco

Votes: 5,919 | Gross: $1.66M

22. Obvious Child (2014)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.

Director: Gillian Robespierre | Stars: Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman

Votes: 21,631 | Gross: $3.12M

23. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.7
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto and the Cletones, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

Votes: 12,459

24. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.3
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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 »

Stars: James Corden, Reggie Watts, Louis Waymouth, Harry Styles

Votes: 4,632

25. Punchline (1988)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A medical school dropout and a housewife/mom try to make it as stand-up comedians. They become friends and help each other out at an NYC comedy club.

Director: David Seltzer | Stars: Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman, Mark Rydell

Votes: 7,501 | Gross: $21.03M

26. Human Traffic (1999)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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53 Metascore

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

Director: Justin Kerrigan | Stars: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes, Nicola Reynolds

Votes: 21,832 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy

8.3
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Votes: 8,203

28. Kroll Show (2013–2015)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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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.

Stars: Nick Kroll, Jon Daly, Jenny Slate, John Mulaney

Votes: 3,818

29. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.5
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Andrew Sullivan, Arianna Huffington, Michael Moore

Votes: 11,532

30. Adam Devine: Best Time of Our Lives (2019 TV Special)

58 min | Comedy

5.8
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Frenetic comic Adam Devine talks teen awkwardness, celebrity encounters, his "Pitch Perfect" audition and more in a special from his hometown of Omaha.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Adam Devine

Votes: 492

31. Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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Ali Wong's stand up special delves into her sexual adventures, hoarding, the rocky road to pregnancy, and why feminism is terrible.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Ali Wong

Votes: 4,546

32. Tosh.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Stars: Daniel Tosh, Sam Jarvis, Nick Malis, Caleb Emerson

Votes: 14,003

33. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: John McNaughton | Stars: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray, David Caruso

Votes: 19,267 | Gross: $11.08M

34. Iliza Shlesinger: War Paint (2013 TV Special)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy

6.7
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Her innocent good looks are just a cover for Last Comic Standing winner Iliza Shlesinger's acerbic, stream-of-conscious comedy that she unleashes on an unsuspecting audience in her hometown of Dallas in her stand-up special "War Paint."

Director: Jay Chapman | Star: Iliza Shlesinger

Votes: 1,465

35. The Aristocrats (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Directors: Penn Jillette, Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 15,659 | Gross: $6.38M

36. Ramy Youssef: Feelings (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

6.3
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A young Egyptian-American stand up comedian tackles universal predicaments such as sex with the latest pop culture references and from the specific vantage point of a Muslim millenial.

Director: Christopher Storer | Star: Ramy Youssef

Votes: 112

37. Down to Earth (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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32 Metascore

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.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy

Votes: 20,700 | Gross: $64.19M

38. For Your Consideration (2006)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.3
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68 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Harry Shearer, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest

Votes: 13,211 | Gross: $5.54M

39. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, The 8G Band, Ben Warheit

Votes: 4,962

40. Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (2019 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

6.4
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Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart talks about his family, travel and a year full of reckless behavior in front of a live sold-out crowd in London.

Director: Leslie Small | Star: Kevin Hart

Votes: 2,167

41. Jo Koy: Comin' in Hot (2019 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

7.3
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Comedian Jo Koy takes center stage in Hawaii, and shares his candid take on cultural curiosities, filter free fatherhood, and more.

Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Jo Koy

Votes: 347

42. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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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.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 12,048

43. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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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.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,889

44. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show, which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 16,159

45. Dirty Movie (2011)

R | 91 min | Comedy

3.0
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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.

Directors: Jerry Daigle, Christopher Meloni | Stars: Emily Donahoe, Christopher Meloni, Diane Neal, Stylist B.

Votes: 2,898

46. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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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 »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 9,680

47. Chelsea Lately (2007–2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.1
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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 »

Stars: Chuy Bravo, Chelsea Handler, Mike Rock, Heather McDonald

Votes: 4,249

48. Mike Epps: Only One Mike (2019 TV Special)

63 min | Comedy

4.9
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Director: Kevin Bray | Star: Mike Epps

Votes: 131

49. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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The comic misadventures of the "skinflint" comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 1,096

50. Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.9
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60 Metascore

Comedian Kevin Hart performs in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's outdoor venue, Lincoln Financial Field.

Directors: Leslie Small, Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Don Cheadle, Halle Berry, Ed Helms

Votes: 8,184 | Gross: $23.56M



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