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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Original name: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever
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.
Style: parody
Plot: live performance, absurd humor, comedian, pop culture, variety show, reunion, goofball, stand up comedian, joke, musical number, actor playing himself, comedy team, live audience, stand up, stand-up comedian

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out live comedy, parody, humorous and not serious films with plots about comedian, joke, live audience, stand up comedian, live performance, actor playing himself and monologue mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever: Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991), Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010), Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000), Rude (1982), Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, parody
Plot: tv show, misfit, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, partners, workplace, nothing goes right, love and romance, media, actor's life, showbiz, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
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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: parody, concert film
Plot: pop culture, comedian, joke, live audience, celebrity impersonation, live performance, monologue, celebrity, stand up comedian, entertainment, elvis impersonator, stand up special ...
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67%
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A made for Showtime network comedy special with numerous skits and music starring Martin Short and featuring a number of his fellow SCTV cast members. The special has skits with characters such as Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Jerry Lewis, and many ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, impersonation, variety show, celebrity, monologue, joke, social satire, improv, reunion, live performance, celebrity impersonation ...
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62%
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.
Style: parody
Plot: celebrity, guest, anniversary, reunion, politics, tv show, political satire, actress playing multiple roles, live audience, social satire, live performance, monologue ...
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62%
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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: live audience, monologue, joke, stand up comedian, live performance, comedy team, comedian, actor playing himself, pageant, masquerade
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: A TV special celebrating the 15th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: parody, live comedy
Plot: celebrity, reminiscence, live broadcast, social satire, live performance, politics, news satire, memories, satire, archive footage, compilation, actor playing himself ...
Time: 80s
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55%
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: live comedy, alternative comedy
Plot: pageant, actor playing himself, joke, marijuana, live audience, stand up comedian, live performance, comedian, masquerade
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54%
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, stand up comedian, satire, drugs, drug, george w. bush
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47%
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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, pop culture, stand up comedian, live audience, joke, african american, actor playing himself
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: comedian, live performance, stand up comedian, live audience, satire, stand-up comedian
Place: south africa
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47%
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karen is on first visit to new boyfriend's parents when she discovers something odd about his eating habits.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Plot: joke, comedian, celebrity impersonation, irreverence, pop culture, celebrity, entertainment, social satire, archive footage, satire, compilation, retrospective
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, funny, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: stand up special, humour, performer's life, live audience, religions or cults, entertainment, topical humor, artists and showbiz, family, concert footage, dark humor, live performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, parody ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, disorder, audience participation, live performance, comedian, stand up comedian, joke, comedienne, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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44%
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The UCB Show (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh and filmed with a live audience ...
Style: alternative comedy, parody, live comedy
Plot: sketch, monologue, political satire, pop culture, actress playing multiple roles, celebrity, absurdism, late night, social satire, live audience, irreverence, stand up ...
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43%
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: sexual humor, comedian, irreverence, joke, stage, pageant, live performance, stand up comedian, laughter, masquerade, theater, sexual joke ...
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43%
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, monologue, live performance, joke, comedian, vulgarity, stand up special, actor playing himself, live audience, british, pageant, masquerade
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42%
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Def Comedy Jam (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
Plot: live performance, stand up, comedian, live audience, african american, stand up comedian, joke, hip hop, guest, stereotype, entertainment, rap ...
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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, african american, joke, stand up comedian, actor playing himself
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39%
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The Last Goon Show of All (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Sellers, Secombe and Milligan reunite for one last show.
Style: parody
Plot: comedian, orchestra, musical number, monologue, falling into water, live audience, royal family, radio broadcasting, actor playing himself, impersonation, flatulence, satire ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, cynical, witty, parody ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, politics, society, joke, topical humor, absurd humor, live audience, broadway, stand up comedian, profanity, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: society, artists and showbiz, british, stand up special, stand up comedian, comedian, live performance, monologue, live audience, satire, joke, american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, england, london
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37%
Andy Richter’s Home For The Holidays (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Andy Richter is capturing the spirit of the '70s network Christmas special, and inviting you to celebrate the Holiday Season the right way with his family and all his important celebrity friends.
Style: live comedy
Plot: christmas, female director, family relations, actor playing himself, current affairs, guest, friend, live audience, friendship, live performance, monologue, joke ...
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37%
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: parody, live comedy
Plot: comedian, comedy club, racial stereotype, boxer, stand up, stand up comedian, abusive wife, stand-up comedian
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37%
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, television, absurd humor, ethnic humor, entertainment, pop culture, celebrity, actor playing himself, social satire, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, netflix, stand up comedian, masquerade, live audience, sexual joke, stand-up comedian, theater ...
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36%
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, realistic, not serious, concert film ...
Plot: stand up comedian, stand up special, performer's life, humour, live performance, artists and showbiz, performance, comedian, profanity, traveler, journey, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, london, new york
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36%
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 ...
Plot: live audience, comedian, stand up, joke, bus, asian woman, deadpan, prairie, stand up special, stand up comedian
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Sincerely Louis C.K. (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Louis C.K. muses on religion, terrorism, small towns, Florida, disabilities, dogs, Auschwitz, marriage, sex, vegans, and his personal sexual controversy, in a live performance from Washington, D.C.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky
Plot: stand up comedian, live audience, live performance, monologue, performance, blacks and whites, comedian, dark humor, celebrity culture, social satire, family relations, social relations ...
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35%
Tim Minchin: So Live (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Only available from Australia and New Zealand, “So Live” is a 2 hour performance recorded at The Sydney Opera House Studio in 2007. Contains material from “Dark Side” and “So Rock” including Inflatable You, Rock n Roll Nerd, Canvas Bags, ...
Style: one man show, live comedy
Plot: actor playing himself, profanity, laughter, live audience, live performance, stand up comedian, microphone, strong language, monologue, joke, stage, dark humor
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Teenagers from Uranus: Sloppy Seconds (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A bizarre mix of sketch comedy, music videos, skating, graffiti, and mayhem. As Earth faces an attack from outer space, their TV transmissions are taken over with an onslaught of visual destruction and outrageous humor.
Style: parody
Plot: duo, surrealism, joke, sexual humor, irreverence, political satire, sex, social satire, politics, violence, skateboarding, comedy team ...
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34%