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, friendship, media, pop culture and social satire 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: comedian, jewish family, female protagonist, divorce, career, judaism, husband wife relationship, stand up comedian, breakup, female comedian, lifestyle change, coping ...
Time: 50s
Place: 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, cynical, not serious, talky ...
Plot: comedian, everyday life, nothing goes right, social awkwardness, struggle, career, alienation, artists and showbiz, frustration, antisocial behavior, self involved, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.3
 119K
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, intense ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, loneliness, old love, human nature, supportive friend, hopes, unfulfilled love, fighting illness, cancer, introspection, coping ...
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: witty, humorous, not serious, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, intern, tv show, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, dog, chihuahua, media, weirdo, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 130K
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: touching, tragicomedy, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, tv show, prank, human spirit, rising to stardom, actor's life, fighting illness, dying, celebrity culture, performer's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: new york, usa, the philippines, memphis, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 262K
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, realistic, sincere, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: neurosis, comedian, divorce, tennis, singer, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couples, couple relations, up and down relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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 8.4
 1.2M
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: atmospheric, bleak, suspense, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, villain, social decay, psychological trauma, social problems, mental patient, character change, bad attitude, evil clown, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
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 8.5
 78K
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: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, performer's life, loneliness, dark humor, midlife crisis, family relations, city life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, parenthood, frustration ...
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, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, friendship, producer, tv show, ambition, showbiz, partners, artists and showbiz, naivete, team, social satire, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 7.6
 517
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: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, topical humor, pop culture, radio dj, talk show, gossip and rumors ...
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, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, performance, artists and showbiz, social problems, everyday life, sexual activity, society, lifestyle, stand up comedian, joke, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.6
 850
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, parody ...
Plot: comedian, athlete's life, lifestyle, media satire, contests and competitions, golf, sport, media, entertainment, satire, monologue, fake news report ...
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: humorous, witty, not serious, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, dark humor, racism, african american, guest, interracial relations, hip hop, impersonating, media, artists and showbiz, social problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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 6.4
 27K
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, showbiz, opposites attract, media, desire for fame, love and romance, ambition, introspection, tv show, journalist, strong sexual content, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.7
 4K
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, parents and children, introspection, haunted by the past, father son relationship, eccentricity, farce, creativity, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, usa, europe, 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, not serious, realistic, live comedy
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, society, performer's life, theater, stand up comedian, joke, african american, profanity, live audience, comedienne, actor playing himself
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, political satire, live performance, topical humor, adult humor, joke, liberal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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 7.2
 11K
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, singer, musician, celebrity culture, performance, artists and showbiz, cross dressing, actor, celebrity, pop culture ...
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: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, african american, interracial relations, disorder, social differences, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, hip hop culture, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalism, journalist, comedian, workplace, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, partners, disorder, social satire, stand up comedian, television ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 16K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, videotaping, mishap, gay interest, pop culture, practical joke, topical humor, prank, stand up comedian, monologue, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, talented, actor, society, artists and showbiz, counterculture, social relations, social satire, stand up comedian, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 8K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, actor, comedian, fame, career, impersonating, actor's life, artists and showbiz, friendship, countryside, on the road, bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 8.3
 31K
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, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, team, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.1
 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: surreal, not serious, humorous, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, comedian, mishap, disorder, friends, buddies, silly humor, agent, chaos and mayhem, dark 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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, bully, african american, misfit, black family, sibling rivalry, working class, family values, social relations, youth, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 7.5
 133K
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: interracial love, illness, hospital, comedian, family, cultural difference, relationships, ethnic conflict, family relations, coma, arranged marriage, character study ...
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: sweet, uplifting, sincere, feel good, touching
Plot: first love, comedian, schoolboy, duck, puberty, social relations, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, father son relationship, fall in love, shyness, multiple perspectives ...
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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, realistic, sitcom
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, rivalry, media, ego clash, workplace, tv show, showbiz, 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, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, aging, family life, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
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