One-man show movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant one-man show movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out one man show, humorous, realistic, witty, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with one-man show, stand up, society, artists and showbiz, profanity, monologue, politics, live audience, culture clash and satire plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as one-man show: Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Secret Honor (1984), The Life of Reilly (2006), St. John in Exile (1986), Monster in a Box (1992), Collector (2016), Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000), Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005), Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008), Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010).

List of one-man show movies

John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this one-man Broadway show, John Leguizamo finds humor and heartbreak as he traces 3,000 years of Latin history in an effort to help his bullied son.
Style: light, entertaining, satirical, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: one-man show, actor, cultural difference, satire, comedian, research, ethnic humor, culture clash, humour, cross cultural relations, ethnic stereotype, counterculture ...
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Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Spalding Gray sits behind a desk throughout the entire film and recounts his exploits and chance encounters while playing a minor role in the film 'The Killing Fields'. At the same time, he gives a background to the events occurring in ...
Style: humorous, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, allegory ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, paranoid, existentialism, eccentricity, distopia, monster, greed, childhood, catastrophe, artist, art, adaptation ...
Place: new york, usa, cambodia
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Secret Honor (1984)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this speculative one-man drama, we see former President Richard Milhous Nixon alone in his study, dictating his thoughts into a tape recorder. His only company are a four-screen closed-circuit TV setup, the portraits on the walls, a bottle of ...
Style: political, talky, dramatic, intense, enigmatic ...
Plot: politics, politician, u.s. president, conspiracy, usa president, crime gone awry, dark hero, distopia, psychology, existentialism, gangsters, violent ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary
Place: california
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The Life of Reilly (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Charles Nelson Reilly's biographic one-man play.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, against the odds, introspection, lifestyle, prodigy, dysfunctional family, showbiz, actor's life, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, television, autobiography ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (1976)
Genre: Short, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A biography of President Harry S. Truman.
Style: one man show
Plot: president, one-man show, democratic party, politics, u.s. president
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St. John in Exile (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dean Jones is Saint John in this intimate, inspiring one-man presentation of John in exile on Patmos. Full of humor, strong in spirit, and resolutely committed to Christ, John shares his account of the events that changed the course of human ...
Style: one man show
Plot: christian, old man, exile, apostle, christianity, one-man show, evangelist, filmed play, one location, live audience
Time: 1st century
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Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: witty, clever, talky, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: psychiatry, sexualized violence, greed, life & death, dark hero, genetics, drugs, catastrophe, dark humor, twists and turns, melancholy, visceral ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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Collector (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An unscrupulous debt collector who is a prominent member of the Moscow elite has just a few hours to refute an accusation that might cost him his job and his life.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, isolation, psychological torture, hostage, frame up, friendship, guilt, mind game, undercover, vengeance, revenge, mysterious character ...
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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, joke, atheism, one-man show, satire, stand up comedian, george w. bush, drugs, stand up, live audience
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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: humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical, parody ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, politics, society, stand up comedian, joke, topical humor, absurd humor, cynicism, satire, political satire, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, dark humor, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, election, comedian, politics, military, drugs, one-man show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, switzerland, canada, iraq, portland oregon
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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, talky, witty, political, stylized ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performance, society, social problems, physical appearance, politically correct, disorder, lifestyle, sexual relations, couples, gender, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: parenthood, comedian, sarcasm, dark humor, performance, artists and showbiz, everyday life, social problems, lifestyle, society, sexual activity, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, state affairs, society, democrat, live performance, topical humor, adult humor, joke, political satire, atheism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Recorded November 10th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louis C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of shrewdly observed and periodically profane material. He ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: dark humor, lifestyle, social problems, performance, artists and showbiz, death, one-man show, assassination, culture clash, life & death, character study, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Bill Burr: You People Are All The Same (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Taking the stage in Washington, D.C., funnyman Bill Burr brings his stinging brand of humor to the spotlight, uncorking a profanity-laced, incisive routine that pokes fun at plastic surgery, reality TV, gold diggers and more.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, satirical, funny ...
Plot: social satire, society, comedian, satire, stand up comedian, life philosophy, relationships, social problems, humour, stand up special, one-man show, stand up ...
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Louis C.K.: Oh My God (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on February 15th and 16th, 2013, Oh My God is Louis C.K.'s fifth stand-up special, his first for HBO since 2007's Shameless, and his first since winning a Emmy Award for writing on his ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, cynical, clever, witty ...
Plot: dark humor, honest, lifestyle, culture clash, social problems, performance, couple relations, parents and children, politically correct, society, artists and showbiz, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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