Keyword: comedian

Sleepwalk with Me

Sleepwalk with Me (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 08/23/2012
"I'm going to tell you a story, and it's true....I always have to tell people that." So asserts comedian-turned-playwright-turned-filmmaker Mike Birbiglia, directly to the viewer at the outset of his autobiographically-inspired, fictional feature debut. Birbiglia wears his incisive wit on his sleeve while portraying a cinematic surrogate. We are thrust into the tale of a burgeoning stand-up...
Kevin Hart : Let Me Explain

Kevin Hart : Let Me Explain (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 07/02/2013
Superstar comic Kevin Hart brings the laughs in the epic concert film. Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, this gut-busting set features Hart at his most outrageous, taking on everything from sex to race relations, spanning 10 countries and 80 cities, and generated over $32 million in ticket sales.
Harmontown

Harmontown (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
After being fired from the hit series he created, "Community," Dan Harmon takes his writing on the road and performs live podcasts for his cult-like fan base across the country. What begins as an exploration of Dan's rabid fan base evolves into a deeper character and case study.
Dir: Neil Berkeley
With: N/A

Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Hannibal Buress is back on Comedy Central with his brand-new hour standup special, "Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago." Taped at The Vic Theater in his hometown of Chicago, IL, Hannibal's latest outing features more of the signature dry wit and cool delivery.
Dir: Marcus Raboy
With: N/A

Diva 51 (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2005
A look into the life and work of British comedian-actor Eddie Izzard, the self-proclaimed first "'out' straight transvestite in the public eye." From his first roots in comedy, to his transvestism, to his efforts to make it in America and his Tony nomination.
Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman

A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/08/2012
Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as 'the dead one from Monty Python', writes and stars in the animated movie of his own life story, A Liar's Autobiography. He was born, he went to Cambridge and met John Cleese, he smoked a pipe, he became a doctor, he became a Python, he decided he was gay (well, 70/30, according to a survey he did on himself), he got drunk a lot, he stopped being drunk...
Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live From Las Vegas

Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live From Las Vegas (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2014
Comedy and film star Mike Epps takes center stage as host, calling on some of stand-up comedy's freshest talent to help him bring down the house: Lil' Rel, Henry Welch, Deon Cole and DeRay Davis. A hilarious lineup delivering nonstop laughs in a high-energy night of comedy filmed in front of a live audience at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
Dir: Leslie Kolins Small
With: N/A
Cho Dependent

Cho Dependent (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
A concert film featuring Margaret Cho, the queen of cock-talk and hardcore queer rights activism. Her material covers from her stint on "Dancing With the Stars" to Lady Gaga to the culture shock of moving to the deep south for "Drop Dead Diva".
Stand Up

The Stand Up (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 09/13/2012
After his girlfriend's tragic death, devastated stand-up comic Zoe Hardwick drops his budding career on stage and moves back home. But when his father, the principal of an elementary school, lands him a gig teaching kindergarten, Zoe finds himself standing before a very different demographic.
Nate & Margaret

Nate & Margaret (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 06/21/2012
Nate, a 19 year old film student, and Margaret, a 52 year old spinster, are best friends in an odd, quirky, totally working kind of way... until Nate's audacious classmate Darla sets him up on a date with James. Nate's new life shakes apart his friendship with Margaret, who goes off on her own to start a career as a stand-up comedian.
Just Like Us

Just Like Us (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 06/09/2011
Documentary filmmaker and stand-up comedian Ahmed Ahmed takes us on a comedy tour from Dubai to Beirut, Riyadh to New York with a gaggle of other talent. Along the way, taboos of culture and geopolitics are exploded, and a new generation of comedy talent is born.
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 06/23/2011
In 2010, after a much-publicized departure from hosting NBC's Tonight Show - and the severing of a 22-year relationship with the network - O'Brien hit the road with a 32-city music-and-comedy show to exercise his performing chops and exorcise a few demons. The "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" was O'Brien's answer to a contractual stipulation that banned his appearance on...
Dir: Rodman Flender
With: N/A
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley

Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
African-American stand-up comedienne Moms Mabley broke racial and sexual boundaries as a pioneering comic talent. Here, Whoopi Goldberg reveals Mabley's historical significance and her profound influence as a performer ahead of her time.
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 06/10/2010
A glimpse into the comedic process and private dramas of legendary comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers as she fights tooth and nail to keep her American dream alive.
When Jews Were Funny

When Jews Were Funny (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2013
Director Alan Zweig explores the roots and manifestations of his Jewish identity, and particularly, the question of how this Jewishness of his has persisted though he has done nothing to maintain it. He begins his exploration by trying to answer a question that has intrigued him since childhood: why were all the comedians he watched on TV in the fifties and sixties, Jewish? At first he does not...

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/22/2013
Legendary comedian Richard Pryor became one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century despite his troubled beginnings in Peoria, Illinois. Here, we take a look at the demons Pryor struggled with his whole life.

Tell Your Friends (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
A look at alternative comedians who emerged from the grubby clubs of Lower Manhattan to perform at the weekly comedy show, Tell Your Friends! Among the performers are Reggie Watts, Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler, Liam McEneaney, and Christian Finnegan. Not only is there behind the scenes footage but also interviews that reveal the unusual routes these artists took to become breakout successes.

Quality Balls - The David Steinberg Story (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Canadian comedy icon David Steinberg's career influenced a generation, and now, after 25 years, he returns to the stage. Born in Winnipeg, he abandoned Yeshiva in Chicago to join the legendary Second City. He was a regular guest on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and his standup shows placed him in the ranks of George Carlin and Richard Pryor. His comedy was too controversial, at times...
Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/28/2012
Writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allows filmmaker Robert Weide unprecedented access into his personal life and creative process. Filmed over the course of a year and a half, long-time collaborators and peers also weigh in on Allen's life and legacy.
Annie Hall

Annie Hall (1977)

Rated: PG Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 04/19/1977
A comical look at the up and down relationship between a New York City TV writer and his aspiring actress/singer girlfriend who's originally from the Midwest.
Nick Offerman: American Ham

Nick Offerman: American Ham (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
With: N/A
Fluffy Movie

The Fluffy Movie (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Spanning over 23 countries, and more than 400 cities, comic phenomenon Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias is showcased in never-before-seen footage from his sold-out "Unity Through Laughter" tour.
Obvious Child

Obvious Child (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her hysterical and relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna winds up unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, she is forced to face the uncomfortable...

Misery Loves Comedy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014