Stand up movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stand up movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, live comedy, witty, not serious and talky films and TV shows about / with stand up, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, artists and showbiz, live audience, satire, society, profanity and live performance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stand up: Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010), Annette (2021), Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007), Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008), It's a Complex World (1991), The Comedian (2016), Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed! (1985), Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000), Comedy Now! (1997), Dino & Ruby (2020).

List of stand up movies

Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Fresh off the heels of appearing in movies like Superhero Movie and The 40 Year-Old Virgin, fast-talking comedian Kevin Hart stars in his second live stand-up performance in Cleveland, Ohio, where he makes fun of everything and everybody - ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, suspense, witty ...
Plot: disorder, adult virgin, society, silly humor, artists and showbiz, stand up comedian, stand up special, stand up, african american, fast talker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio
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 7.0
 1K
Annette (2021)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl ...
Plot: sex scene, jumping rope, diva, stand up, toilet, death, death of wife, motorcycle helmet, prison, eating an apple, murder by drowning, trial ...
Place: las vegas, los angeles
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Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Louis C.K. is back on HBO in an ALL-NEW hour of raw no-holds-barred stand-up comedy! The creator and star of the 2006 comedy series Lucky Louie, performs in front of a live audience in LA at the Henry Fonda Theater. Louis C.K. covers issues near and ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, cynical, sincere ...
Plot: physical appearance, performance, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, theater, social problems, sexual dysfunction, performer's life, absurdism, stand up comedian, live performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Profane, vulgar and obscenely funny, Louis C.K. insists on telling the truth, whether you like it or not! Join the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and TV star (Lucky Louie) as he shares his thoughts on the stuff everyone thinks about -- male ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, witty, live comedy ...
Plot: performance, society, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, physical appearance, disorder, social problems, politically correct, couples, sexual relations, gender, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, ethnic humor, entertainment, absurd humor, television, comedian, celebrity, pop culture, actor playing himself, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, witty, cynical, live comedy ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, society, politics, live audience, topical humor, joke, absurd humor, stand up comedian, broadway, profanity, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 59 min.
Story: In her fourth stand-up special, Whitney Cummings returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C., and riffs on modern feminism, technology and more.
Plot: nipple, female robot, sexual abuse, stand up, male female relationship, talking robot, making of, stand up special, nipples, feminism, fake breasts
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It's a Complex World (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A band of would-be terrorists threaten to blow up the Heartbreak Hotel, Providence's most notorious rock club. Featuring extended live performances by The Young Adults and Morris Brock.
Plot: terrorism, rock band, timebomb, drugs, musician, rock and roll, singer, politics, song, nightclub, singing, party ...
Place: new jersey, rhode island, baltimore, maryland
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 5.7
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The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, comic
Plot: mother son incest, aging, comedian, insult, comedy club, comeback, jewish, brother brother relationship, jail, older man younger woman relationship, fired from the job, joke ...
Time: year 1985
Place: taiwan, florida, long island, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york ...
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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, bar, vulgarity, comedy club, profanity, prostitute, manicurist, stand up
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Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed! (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield's third ABC special.
Plot: seal, clothes, musical number, female scientist, party, lottery winner, newspaper, auto mechanic, stand up comedian, stand up, merman
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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: parody, live comedy
Plot: comedian, boxer, comedy club, racial stereotype, abusive wife, stand up, stand up comedian, stand-up comedian
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The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield special, featuring stand-up and sketches.
Plot: musical number, waiter, psychiatrist, gambling, executioner, tap dancing, stand up comedian, tap dance, superhero, superhero spoof, stand up, nightclub
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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: 80s, 60s, 90s, 70s, 1990s ...
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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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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, society, state affairs, joke, adult humor, live performance, topical humor, political satire, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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 5.4
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: parody, offbeat, humorous, live comedy, comic
Plot: state affairs, social relations, society, workplace, media, music, performance, absurdism, pop culture, social satire, stage performance, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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Dino & Ruby (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Unreliable Alcoholic Son of a Chicago Crime Boss finds knowledge and faith from a young daughter of a Rehab Owner. It's "One Flew Over a Coo Coo's Nest meets the Professional".
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mafia, faith, alcoholic, young woman, young man, misfit, christian, robbery, heroes, gangsters, rehabilitation, faith based ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Midnight Sex Run (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Ricky Miller, a single, quiet 40-year old aspiring writer and manager of Debbie's (think Denny's) and probably the last person you'd notice in a crowd is 'hit by lightning' and meets the love of his life, the beautiful ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: enema, wheelchair bound, best friend, sexual fantasy, pressure, gay sex, pool party, one night stand, wheelchair, female comedian, stuffed toy, prank gone wrong ...
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Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Not Fat... I'm Fluffy (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gabriel Iglesias entertains a packed house at El Paso's Theatre in this Comedy Central special. For I'm Not Fat, I'm Fluffy, the comedian reaches new heights of hilarity, providing eerily perfect imitations and tales too tall not to ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious
Plot: physical appearance, performer's life, friends, artists and showbiz, theater, comedian, stand up special, girlfriend, profanity, sms, texting, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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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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 5.9
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Premium Blend (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Season 6 is hosted by Wanda Sykes and infused with all the excitement of a night at the clubs, this isn't ordinary stand-up; it's Premium Blend.
Style: live comedy
Plot: satire, disorder, artists and showbiz, society, hollywood, stand up comedian, joke, comedian, stand up, actor playing himself, live performance, live audience
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
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Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Performing for a packed house at Spreckels Theater in San Diego, comedian Patton Oswalt delivers a blistering stand-up set in his trademark blend of acerbic wit and unabashed silliness. His topics include a wide array of modern issues, from the ...
Style: witty, sincere, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, introspection, family life, dark humor, human nature, theater, silly humor, performer's life, comedian, live audience, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Etienne falls in love with a sexy woman he meets in his bureau. This woman is then chosen for an advertisement... He will do everything for conquering her, unless telling it his wife.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy
Plot: infidelity, tennis, tennis court, love at first sight, jewish mother, older woman younger man relationship, red dress, adultery, balcony, horse riding, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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This Is My Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female director, human nature, parents and children, bittersweet, performer's life, artists and showbiz, single parent, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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 5.8
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Stand Up (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Avi Rosen knows what's really funny: the laughs come with dollar signs in Hollywood. Bidding farewell to his crotchety grandmother, who wishes he'd find a nice Jewish girl and open a pharmacy, Avi leaves the Big Apple and heads West to ...
Style: comic
Plot: promise, woman in a bikini, hairdresser, fortune, depression, drinking alcohol, love triangle, clapping, stand up comedian, marriage proposal, knocked unconscious, oxygen mask ...
Place: manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
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 5.9
 87K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenage love, bet, romance, teen romance, teenager, high school life, youth, young love, cinderella story, high school hunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, exciting, not serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: absurdism, surrealism, absurd humor, imaginary, boss, musician, counterculture, weirdo, friendship, hip hop, best friend, british tv ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london
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 6.8
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Funny Bones (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to search for a partner, a comic ...
Style: humorous, touching, surreal, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, friendship, actor's life, introspection, parents and children, haunted by the past, father son relationship, eccentricity, farce, creativity, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
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Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Seven comedians bring down the house in the second line up of comic stylings from Producer Cecil Chambers series "Cut'N It Up". In this set the city of Dallas is on display as Rodney Perry, Juan Villereal, Joey Wells, Rayzor, Mark ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, live comedy, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, satire, interracial relations, social differences, culture clash, lifestyle, society, city life, comedian, joke, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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