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1. 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.

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Anthony Jeselnik

Votes: 1,054

2. 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: 687

3. Dennis Miller: The Raw Feed (2003 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

From a Chicago stage, Dennis Miller rips issues du jour to shreds.

Director: James Yukich | Star: Dennis Miller

Votes: 275

4. Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991 TV Special)

46 min | Comedy

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Director: Michael French | Star: Jim Carrey

Votes: 635

5. Lisa Lampanelli: Long Live the Queen (2009 TV Special)

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

All hail the queen! The Lovable Queen Of Mean is at it again...and no one is immune as Lisa takes off the gloves and delivers an unrelenting barrage of political incorrectness and "... See full summary »

Director: David Higby | Star: Lisa Lampanelli

Votes: 219

6. 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 »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 7,602

7. Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007 Video)

79 min | Documentary, Comedy

The third part of Ricky's themed live stand-up shows.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 2,772

8. 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.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 2,455

9. Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dry, wry and hilariously deadpan, Steven Wright unleashes a torrent of ironic and hysterical thought-provoking one-liners in the quirky stand-up style that has become his trademark. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Steven Wright

Votes: 435

10. Tim Minchin: So Live (2007 Video)

113 min | Comedy

Tim Minchin's live concert captured for this DVD, performed at the Sydney Opera House, in one of the smaller Studio Theatre rooms.

Director: Rhian Skirving | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 340

11. You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Will Ferrell, Michael Delaney, Pia Glenn, Adam Mucci

Votes: 3,756

12. 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: 2,225

13. 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: 2,758

14. 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: 2,059

15. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Erin Foley (2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Erin Foley reveals the hardships of being a lesbian when coming out to her Cathlolic mother, seeing Heidi Klum, and getting in touch with her "little girl" within in her.

Star: Erin Foley

Votes: 14

16. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Jo Koy (2008)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Jo Koy talks about life growing up with a Filipino mother, how everyone in LA is an actress, and speculates how long it took God to create the male and female sex organs in this half-hour stand-up special.

Star: Jo Koy

Votes: 24

17. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Loni Love (2007)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Loni Love keeps it real as she covers everything from out of control celebrities, solutions to ending the Iraq war, the genius of the 99 cent store and much more in this half-hour stand-up special.

Star: Loni Love

Votes: 14

18. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Pablo Francisco (2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

Pablo Francisco re-creates Spanish soaps and explosive movie trailers with his incredible vocal talents in this stand-up special.

Director: Paul Miller | Star: Pablo Francisco

Votes: 423

19. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Rachel Feinstein (2010)

TV-14 | 21 min | Documentary, Comedy

Rachel Feinstein discusses how hard it is to find a man who hasn't been sprinkled with gay, her feeling's on porn, and her mom's striking resemblance to Vanilla Ice.

Star: Rachel Feinstein

Votes: 15

20. 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: 988

21. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: My First Time (2008)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Various stand-up comedians reminisce about the first time they ever performed on stage.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Mike Birbiglia, Bonnie McFarlane

Votes: 21

22. 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: 5,587

23. 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: 988

24. Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004 Video)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy

A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ash Atalla

Votes: 2,977

25. Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science (2010 Video)

86 min | Documentary, Comedy

The fourth part in Ricky's themed live stand-up shows.

Director: Ricky Gervais | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 1,781

26. Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

STELLA is a three-man comedy troupe from New York City, comprised of well-known comedians and actors Michael Showalter, David Wain, and Michael Ian Black. Though the three have made a ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain | Stars: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain, Leo Allen

Votes: 506

27. Adam Ferrara: Funny as Hell (2009 TV Special)

62 min | Comedy

Adam Ferrara brings the stage to life with his honest, clever, and fearless, perspective on family, relationships and himself.

Director: Milton Lage | Stars: Adam Ferrara, Alex Tyler

Votes: 90

28. 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 »

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Amy Schumer

Votes: 2,791

29. Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010 TV Special)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Brandon Johnson, Sara Von Gillern, Christina Glur

Votes: 2,260

30. David Spade: Take the Hit (1998 TV Special)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

You've seen him as a man of many faces on 'Saturday Night Live,' as co-star of 'Tommy Boy' and 'Black Sheep,' and as a star of the hit TV comedy series 'Just Shoot Me.' Now, acerbic actor/... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Star: David Spade

Votes: 275

31. Jeff Ross Roasts America (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

Jeff Ross visits several cities across the country, roasting the towns and the residents in volunteer-only speed roasts. Roasting his way through cities including Seattle, Toronto, Las ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Jeffrey Ross

Votes: 196

32. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Mitch Hedberg (1999)

TV-PG | 23 min | Documentary, Comedy

Mitch Hedberg's half-hour special on Comedy Central, as part of their Comedy Central Presents series.

Directors: Paul Miller, John Fortenberry | Star: Mitch Hedberg

Votes: 531

33. 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.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

Votes: 12,843 | Gross: $0.33M

35. Pablo Francisco: Bits and Pieces - Live from Orange County (2004 Video)

Unrated | 50 min | Comedy

Filmed in the O.C., the show features explosive material that tears apart everything from love songs and psycho chicks to Viagra and American Justice. With his uncanny talent for creating ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Amos | Star: Pablo Francisco

Votes: 781

36. 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: 1,263

37. 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: 3,029

38. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006 TV Special)

TV-14 | 90 min | Animation, Comedy

The Ambiguously Gay Duo host this special edition of Saturday Night Live devoted to 24 installments of Saturday TV Funhouse. In between they slip backstage to find out as much as possible about their favorite cast member, Jimmy Fallon.

Directors: Brent Chambers, Dean Lennert, David Lipson, David V. Lovelace, Robert Marianetti, Don McGrath, J.J. Sedelmaier, Robert Smigel, Glen Steinmacher, David Wachtenheim, Michael Wetterhahn, Chel White, David H. Brooks, Stacey Foster, Tom Gianas, Beth McCarthy-Miller, A.D. Miles, James Signorelli, Tom Warburton | Stars: Bill Hader, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Tracy Morgan

Votes: 220

39. A Steven Wright Special (1985 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

Enjoyably lethargic Steven Wright leaves his shack in the prairie to deliver a stand up show filled with creative and philosophical jokes, deadpan one-liners and funny contrived situations, including meeting a perfect Asian blond.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Nancy Omi, Steven Wright

Votes: 243

40. The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb (2006 Video)

Documentary, Comedy

David Mitchell and Robert Webb perform several of their sketches, including the snooker commentators Peter and Ted, and, Numberwang.

Director: Nick Morris | Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman, Abigail Burdess

Votes: 131

41. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Amy Schumer (2010)

TV-14 | 21 min | Documentary, Comedy

Amy Schumer discusses how beautiful people are in Miami (even the homeless), dealing with racism as a child, and how Facebook has replaced destiny.

Star: Amy Schumer

Votes: 60

42. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Dave Attell (1999)

TV-14 | 20 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dave Attell enlightens viewers on the finer aspects of drinking, brawling and blacking-out in this half-hour stand-up special

Director: Paul Miller | Star: Dave Attell

Votes: 86

43. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Jessi Klein (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Documentary, Comedy

Jessi Klein has a list of things she needs to tell you before sex, wants to reinvent the word spinster, and questions advice from Cosmo.

Star: Jessi Klein

Votes: 12

44. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Kristen Schaal (2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Kristen Schaal stress-eats, gets dumped, and re-enacts the final days of Anne Boleyn in this stand-up special.

Stars: Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler, Scotty Landes, Rich Blomquist

Votes: 27

45. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Lisa Landry (2007)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

Lisa Landry talks about the balance she brings to her marriage and why she refuses to go jogging in this half-hour stand-up special.

Star: Lisa Landry

Votes: 16

46. Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy