Comedian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant comedian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with comedian, stand up comedian, joke, artists and showbiz, actor playing himself, satire, media, parody, pop culture and friendship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as comedian: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), Lead Balloon (2006), Funny People (2009), The Soup (2004), Man on the Moon (1999), Annie Hall (1977), Joker (2019), Louie (2010), Clark and Michael (2007), Best Week Ever (2004).

List of comedian movies

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting
Plot: female protagonist, divorce, jewish family, comedian, career, husband wife relationship, breakup, judaism, stand up comedian, jewish, fashion, single mother ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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 7.8
 1K
Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, everyday life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, career, alienation, struggle, social awkwardness, antisocial behavior, self involved, frustration, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.3
 115K
Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, funny, melancholic, dark humor ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, loneliness, old love, male friendship, supportive friend, human nature, hopes, unfulfilled love, fighting illness, cancer, bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles, california
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 8.2
 6K
The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, tv show, artists and showbiz, intern, ratings, dog, chihuahua, weirdo, audience participation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 124K
Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: offbeat, touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, tv show, prank, rising to stardom, actor's life, human spirit, performer's life, celebrity culture, fighting illness, dying, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: new york, usa, the philippines, memphis, lithuania ...
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 8.0
 252K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, divorce, tennis, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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 8.4
 952K
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, psychological trauma, social decay, villain, social problems, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1981
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 8.5
 75K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, loneliness, frustration, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, parenthood, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: producer, friendship, comedian, tv show, partners, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, team, naivete, social satire, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 7.6
 488
Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: cynical, humorous, not serious, witty, topical humor ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, gossip and rumors, studio, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, performance, artists and showbiz, everyday life, social problems, sexual activity, lifestyle, society, parody, absurd humor, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.2
 797
Cheap Seats (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cheap Seats without Ron Parker, commonly shortened to Cheap Seats, is a television program broadcast on ESPN Classic hosted by brothers Randy and Jason Sklar. The brothers appear as fictional ESPN tape librarians who amuse themselves by watching ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: comedian, golf, media satire, lifestyle, contests and competitions, athlete's life, sport, media, comedy team, parody, entertainment, news satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, ethnic humor ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, racism, african american, social problems, interracial relations, guest, hip hop, artists and showbiz, media, impersonating, musician ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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 6.4
 26K
Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, interview, showbiz, desire for fame, media, opposites attract, ambition, love and romance, tv show, introspection, journalist, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.8
 3K
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, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
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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, talky, realistic, not serious, live comedy
Plot: comedian, society, performer's life, artists and showbiz, profanity, theater, stand up comedian, live audience, joke, african american, comedienne, actor playing himself
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, society, state affairs, live performance, political satire, adult humor, joke, live audience, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 10K
MADtv (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series based on Mad, and contained animated Spy vs. Spy and Don Martin cartoon shorts as well as images of Alfred E. Neuman. Its first TV broadcast was on October 14, 1995. The one-hour show aired ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: guest, comedian, live performance, musician, singer, performance, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, cross dressing, actor, pop culture, musical number ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa
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In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, comedian, interracial relations, african american, disorder, social differences, workplace situations, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, media, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 968
Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, comedian, journalist, journalism, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, disorder, partners, news satire, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.3
 15K
Tosh.0 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly topical series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh that delves into all aspects of the Internet, from the ingenious to the absurd to the medically inadvisable.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, topical humor, toilet humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, videotaping, mishap, gay interest, pop culture, absurd humor, joke, stand up comedian, practical joke, prank, monologue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, society, artists and showbiz, talented, actor, social relations, counterculture, social satire, parody, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 7K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Trip is a television sitcom series first broadcast on BBC Two and BBC HD in the United Kingdom. The series stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as fictionalised versions of themselves undertaking a restaurant tour of northern England. The partly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, actor, comedian, actor's life, artists and showbiz, fame, impersonating, career, buddies, countryside, on the road, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 8.2
 28K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, ambition, desire for fame, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, team, coworker, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.2
 3K
Human Giant (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the group has mentioned that they were offered a third ...
Style: humorous, surreal, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, stupidity, disorder, friends, mishap, buddies, chaos and mayhem, odd, agent, silly humor, joke, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
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Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, misfit, bully, black family, sibling rivalry, parents and children, friendship, eccentric family, family life, family values, social relations, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 122K
The Big Sick (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's ...
Style: sweet, touching, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: hospital, illness, comedian, family, cultural difference, interracial love, relationships, life, ethnic conflict, arranged marriage, coma, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: chicago illinois, japan, new york
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The Little Comedian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tock, heir to a long line of comedians has a problem. He is not funny. Constantly upstage by his younger sister, he falls in love with a dermatologist who incidentally is the only one who finds him funny.
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, sweet, feel good
Plot: comedian, first love, schoolboy, puberty, duck, social relations, unrequited love, troubled teen, teenage love, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, crush ...
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The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, workplace, rivalry, media, ego clash, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, stylized, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, actor's life, ambition, aging, desire for fame, family life, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
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