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A Steven Wright Special (1985)
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A Steven Wright Special (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steven Wright, the Confucius of Comedy, recorded his first album, I Have A Pony, in 1985. That Grammy - nominated album, along with an HBO special the following year, established Wright as one of the most inventive, peculiar and admired comedians of our era. Surreal and cerebral, his languid voice and deadpan delivery of ironic, witty and sometimes even deeply philosophical one-liners made him a unique and unforgettable performer.
Plot: bus, prairie, comedian, asian woman, deadpan, stand up special, stand up comedian, joke, live audience, stand up

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out live comedy, humorous, witty and talky films with plots about comedian, stand up comedian, live audience, joke, stand up, live performance and actor playing himself mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like A Steven Wright Special: Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000), Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991), Rude (1982), Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010), Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: BE MORE CYNICAL was originally aired on HBO, and offers viewers a chance to see Maher's full routine, which sees him tackling a wide array of topics, and leaving the audience recoiling in laughter.
Plot: politics, comedian, live audience, joke, stand up comedian, stand up, satire, drugs, george w. bush, drug
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Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: During the second season of "In Living Color", Jim Carrey began to prepare a stand-up comedy special. Before the special was telecast on Showtime, in November 1991, Jim's mother passed away. Jim dedicated "Jim Carrey's ...
Style: concert film
Plot: joke, monologue, live audience, celebrity impersonation, celebrity, parody, comedian, entertainment, pop culture, stand up comedian, elvis impersonator, stand up ...
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Earthquake: About Got Damm Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Crossover comedian Earthquake serves up his straightforward brand of humor in this live stand-up performance. Earthquake's explosive jokes, intelligence and undeniable appeal make him a favorite of both urban and mainstream audiences -- ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live audience, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, african american, actor playing himself
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Rude (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: While Rudy Ray Moore is best remembered today for his outrageous blaxploitation movies, such as Dolemite and The Human Tornado, he started out as a standup comedian who broke barriers for off-color comedy on such "party" albums as Eat Out ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, live audience, pop culture, joke, african american, stand up comedian, actor playing himself
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Matt Besser: Besser Breaks The Record (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Matt Besser is here to air some grievances and break some comedy records, just don't bring up weed and he'll stay on track.
Style: alternative comedy, live comedy
Plot: comedian, live performance, joke, marijuana, stand up comedian, live audience, actor playing himself, pageant, masquerade
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70%
Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nothing is off limits when Broken Lizard, the guys behind Super Troopers and Beerfest, a night of stand-up comedy. Live from The El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, each group member takes the stage to discuss drugs, lust and everything in between, ...
Style: live comedy, cult movie cast, cult film
Plot: joke, comedy team, monologue, live performance, comedian, stand up comedian, live audience, actor playing himself, pageant, masquerade
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George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.
Style: live comedy
Plot: interview, comedian, stand up comedian, stand up special, profanity, stand up
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Martin's fourth NBC special was in the spirit of his previous association with Saturday Night Live. It was broadcast live from Studio 8H, produced by Lorne Michaels and featured some original cast members of the show.
Plot: live performance, parody, musical number, variety show, comedy team, live audience, reunion, stand up, pop culture, stand up comedian, absurd humor, joke ...
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Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield hosts a showcase of comics including himself, Robert Schimmel, Bill Hicks, and Andrew Dice Clay, among others.
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, teacher, escort, stand up comedian, comedy club, bar, vulgarity, prostitute, profanity, manicurist, stand up
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Stewart Lee: 41st Best Stand-Up Ever! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "In 2007, Stewart Lee was voted the 41st best stand-up of all time in an official Channel 4 poll, apparently better than Lenny Bruce but not as good as Jim Davidson. But what real difference does this accolade make? His TV pilot has been ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: satire, comedian, stand up, deadpan, strong language, stand up comedian, british humour, self destruction
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Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield hosted this HBO special which includes fantastic performances by some of the best new talent of 1986. Comedians include Jeff Altman, Roseanne Barr, Sam Kinison, Bob Nelson, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert Townsend, and, of course, Rodney ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: parody, comedian, comedy club, racial stereotype, boxer, stand up comedian, stand up, abusive wife, stand-up comedian
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Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Fedoras, mom's underpants, and puppy love all make Jim Norton's s**t list in 'Mouthful of Shame'.
Style: comic, live comedy
Plot: pageant, live performance, comedian, sexual humor, stand up special, stand up comedian, netflix, masquerade, live audience, sexual joke, stand-up comedian, theater ...
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Latham Entertainment Presents (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stand-up comedy concert film Latham Entertainment Presents features a handful of African-American comedians including D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, and Rickey Smiley.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, live comedy
Plot: comedian, society, performer's life, artists and showbiz, profanity, theater, stand up comedian, live audience, joke, actor playing himself, comedienne, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Joe Rogan: Triggered (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Unleashing his inquisitive, intense comedic style, Rogan explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Style: live comedy, topical humor
Plot: absurd humor, comedian, live audience, drug humor, yelling, stand up special, profanity, satire
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Jim Norton: Contextually Inadequate (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Comedian Jim Norton tackles the twisted state of the 21st century, including how modern technology affects everything from free speech to hooking up.
Style: live comedy
Plot: irreverence, joke, stage, live performance, laughter, pageant, comedian, sexual humor, theater, sexual joke, live audience, stand-up comedian ...
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Jimmy Carr: Live (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: With his first ever DVD, Jimmy’s unique brand of humour demonstrates the observations he makes on life’s taboos using witty one-liners and offensive putdowns. Recorded during the acclaimed comedian’s sell out shows at London’s Bloomsbury ...
Style: live comedy, concert film, witty, humorous, funny
Plot: stand up comedian, joke, live performance, monologue, vulgarity, british, comedian, pageant, stand up special, actor playing himself, live audience, masquerade
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Def Comedy Jam (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Def Comedy Jam is a HBO television series produced by Russell Simmons. The series had its original run from July 1, 1992 to January 1, 1997. The show returned on HBO's fall lineup in 2006. Def Comedy Jam helped to launch the careers of several ...
Style: live comedy
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Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 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.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: stand up comedian, stand up special, artists and showbiz, performance, american abroad, humour, performer's life, live performance, comedian, joke, pop culture, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Comedian Bert Kreischer is ready to take his shirt off and "party hardy" with his debut Netflix Original stand-up special, Bert Kreischer: Secret Time. Considered one of the best storytellers of his generation, Bert regales the audience at ...
Plot: comedian, gay joke, stand up comedian, husband wife relationship, drug humor, stand up special, stand up, father son relationship, santa claus, family man, father daughter relationship, drinking ...
Place: philadelphia
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Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Jerry Seinfeld returns to the club that gave him his start in the 1970s, mixing iconic jokes with stories from his childhood and early days in comedy.
Style: entertaining, sincere, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.
Style: humorous, ethnic humor, talky, witty, funny ...
Plot: stand up special, performer's life, humour, stand up comedian, absurd humor, celebrity, satire, social satire, monologue, pop culture, television, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hawaiian-shirt enthusiast Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias finds the laughs in racist gift baskets, Prius-driving cops and all-female taco trucks.
Plot: stand up, stand up special
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Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What do you get when you take some of the funniest people in South Africa and put them on the same stage? That's the question Trevor Noah answered with SA's first Nationwild tour! Featuring the likes of Dusty Rich, Dillan Oliphant, Robby ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live performance, comedian, satire, stand up comedian, live audience, stand-up comedian
Place: south africa
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York Citys Madison Square Garden, Ricky Gervais: Out of England The Stand-Up Special is a high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the ...
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42%
Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Comic sensation Amy Schumer riffs on sex, dating and the absurdities of fame in a bold and uncensored stand-up set at Denver's Bellco Theater.
Style: live comedy, feel good, humorous, sincere, light ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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The Mighty Boosh Live: Future Sailors Tour (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this live boosh presentation you will see Howard wrestle with the problems of the universe in tiny shorts while Vince gets his hair extra big and flounces about, Bob fossil's dance moves will turn you on then anger you over and over until ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: pageant, british, comedy team, joke, comedian, live audience, masquerade
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42%
Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: live comedy, semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Mighty Boosh Live (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The Boosh returned to the stage in 2006, touring the UK for the first time. Though drawing heavily from their earlier material, the main story combined these elements into a new narrative.
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, live audience, joke, british, comedy team, pageant, duo, masquerade
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Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maher addresses contemporary political, social and cultural topics -- Iraq, President Bush and the so called Axis of Evil. The opinionated Maher said about Victory Begins at Home: "We've heard everything about the War on Terrorism except ...
Style: live comedy, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed! (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield's third ABC special.
Plot: female scientist, newspaper, clothes, party, seal, musical number, auto mechanic, lottery winner, stand up, stand up comedian, merman
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