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Oscar® Winner Robert De Niro gives a mesmerizing performance in Martin Scorsese’s timeless, darkly funny satire as Rupert Pupkin, a deranged comedian who will go to any length to gain the spotlight. Teaming with an equally imbalanced woman (Sandra Bernhard), Pupkin kidnaps his idol, jaded TV talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis). The ransom? Pupkin gets one appearance on Langford’s show.

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The house is rockin' and the laughs are rollin' as comedians Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show), D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys), Cedric The Entertainer (The Steve Harvey Show) and Bernie Mac (Life) meet in this riotously comedy summit directed by Spike Lee. Inspired by the highest-grossing comedy tour in history, The Original Kings of Comedy captures four of today's hottest stand-ups live and uncensored, and in engaging backstage footage and interviews. Emcee Steve Harvey and his fellow funnymen take rib-tickling aim at sports personalities, church services, bill collectors, hip-hop and much more. For comedy fans and anyone who could use two hours of non-stop laughs, The Original Kings of Comedy is a royal treat.

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A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coaster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic relationships and always have each other to rely on.

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Are all comedians miserable? Kevin Pollak sits down with some of the most successful comics working today, including Tom Hanks, Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow, to learn about what drives comedians to be funny.

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Yogi Bear and Boo Boo live in Jellystone Park, where they constantly sneak behind the back of Ranger Smith to steal picnic baskets from unsuspecting vacationers. In this Christmas Special, Yogi escapes from Jellystone and hides out in a department store - posing as the Store's Santa. Along the way, he helps a little girl to rediscover her faith in Christmas.

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The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary.

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Patton Oswalt is back with his Comedy Central stand-up special "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time." Performing for a full house at Spreckels Theatre in San Diego, Patton covers the trials and tribulations of frozen food, a failed outing with a prostitute, fatherhood and beyond. This extended and uncensored special is surely Patton at his best.

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Cedric the Entertainer, one of the Original Kings of Comedy known for his roles in Ice Age, Barbershop and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins, commands the stage as he hosts the All Star Comedy Jam. Cedric delivers on stage and has handpicked some of the industry's most talented and sought after comedians, Kevin Hart, Tommy Davidson, Aries Spears and DeRay Davis, to follow his act. No topic is off limits with these comedians, everything from politics and religion to current events, and even a few jabs are thrown at the host, NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal. Filmed in front of a live audience during All-Star Weekend in Phoenix, AZ, these comedians are sure to deliver non-stop laughs in this energetic and memorable night of comedy.

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Vincent Price stars as Waldo Trumbull, a lazy New England funeral parlor owner, who blackmails Peter Lorre into helping him increase business by killing people. Price meets resistance from his landlord (Basil Rathbone), wife and senile old father-in-law (Boris Karloff).

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"Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is the hilarious story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from a concert stage in New Delhi, to the Taj Mahal, to a secret location in the mountains of Pakistan. Written and directed by Albert Brooks, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is a funny and insightful look at some of the issues we are dealing with in a post-9/11 world. The comedy also stars Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, and Fred Dalton Thompson.

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Comedian and film star Mike Epps (The Hangover) takes center stage as the host of the newest installment in Shaquille O'Neal's All Star Comedy Jam franchise. Epps called on some of stand-up comedy's freshest talent to help him bring down the house; Lil' Rel, Henry Welch, Deon Cole and DeRay Davis. This hilarious lineup delivers nonstop laughs in this high-energy night of comedy. All Star Comedy Jam—Live From Las Vegas was filmed in front of a live audience at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy return on-stage to give some funny redneck laughs and humorous spins on everyday affairs.

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In the shocking and hilarious, no-holds barred sketch movie InAPPropriate Comedy, a computer tablet full of the world’s most hilariously offensive apps and a cast of stars break through the borders of political correctness, stirring up cultural anarchy along the way. InAPPropriate Comedy stars Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody as “Flirty Harry,” a tough, no-nonsense cop with a flare for fashion; Rob Schneider in a dual role as both a sleazy psychologist and a curmudgeonly porn critic alongside his enthusiastic counterpart Michelle Rodriguez; Lindsay Lohan living out her fantasy of taking an ultimate revenge on the paparazzi who haunt her, and Ari Shaffir as “The Amazing Racist,” whose hilariously offensive hidden-camera encounters with members of different ethnic and minority groups push everyone’s buttons. The film is directed by Vince Offer, from a script by Vince Offer, Ari Shaffir and Ken Pringle, and produced by Ken Pringle and Robert B. Shapiro through Square One Entertainment.

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Popularly known as the voice of Gene Belcher on the animated comedy "Bob's Burgers," Eugene was named America's #1 Noticer by Standup Magazine four years in a row (not true — he made up that magazine). In his first one-hour Comedy Central special, "Eugene Mirman: An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory," Mirman tells stories, holds up pieces of paper, and gets people in the audience to pee on each other with a simple glance (this is the second and last lie). He doesn't care what it says here and is wiggle wiggle poddle wee wee lollipop. "YOUR MIND-G-SPOT WILL LOVE EUGENE'S HOUR SPECIAL!" — Ronald Reagan, right before he died.

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Funnyman Gary Owen, known for his roles in Steve Harvey’s blockbuster hit “Think Like A Man” and Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne”, commands the stage as he hosts the newest installment in Shaquille O’Neal’s All Star Comedy Jam franchise. Along with Owen, O’Neal has handpicked some of stand-up comedy’s most talented and sought after comedians; Capone, Lil Duval, Tony Roberts and Jay Pharaoh. This fresh new lineup is sure to deliver non-stop laughs in this energetic and memorable night of comedy. All Star Comedy Jam – Live from Orlando was filmed at Hard Rock Live in front of a live audience during All-Star Weekend in Orlando, FL.

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Shaquille O'Neal presents funnyman and actor Faizon Love as he takes on hosting duties for the latest installment of All-Star Comedy Jam. This time around, NBA All-Star and celebrity personality Shaquille O'Neal has handpicked some of stand-up comedy's funniest up-and-coming talents and paired them with veterans of the comedy stage. The line-up includes Red Grant, Finesse Mitchell, Gina Yashere, Robert Powell and 2012 Miller Lite stand-up champion Lavar Walker. Filmed at the Atlanta Symphony Hall in front of a live audience, during the 2013 NCAA Final Four weekend.

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Sex Is Comedy, the latest film from controversial, groundbreaking French director Catherine Breillat, takes us into the world of Jeanne (Anne Parillaud), a director struggling with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant Leo (Ashley Wanninger), Jeanne is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise. Inspired by Breillat's own experience, Sex Is Comedy explores the mystery and humor of social manipulations, sex and power within the confines of a feature-film set. An indie film brought to you by IFC Films.

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Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy return on-stage to give some funny redneck laughs and humorous spins on everyday affairs.

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The all-star comedy line-up includes host D.L. Hughley and featured comics Earthquake, Lavell Crawford, Melanie Comarcho, and Arnez J. This unforgettable night of comedy was filmed in front of a live audience at South Beach's prestigious Jackie Gleason Theater during the American Black Film Festival.

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The final volume of Time Warp digs deep into what makes us laugh over and over again as we reveal the greatest cult comedies and campy classics of all time. From “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” and “Office Space” to “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and “Showgirls”.

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Shaquille O'Neal presents host Lavell Crawford ("Breaking Bad," Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and American Ultra) with special guests K-Dubb, Cocoa Brown, Donnell Rawlings, and Earthquake to deliver one of the funniest nights of comedy yet. Shaquille O'Neal's All-Star Comedy Jam: Live from Sin City was filmed live at the Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas.

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P. Diddy introduces the next generation of risk taking stand up comedians in P. Diddy Presents The Bad Boys Of Comedy. You don't know these comic geniuses names yet, but you'll have a front row seat to witness tomorrow's comedy legends throw down today's most controversial and fearless material.

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A heartwarming look at family and friendship, The Human Comedy is the poignant story of high school student Homer Macauley (MickeyRooney) and the lives he touches while delivering telegrams throughout his small California town during the troubling years of WorldWar II. Based on an original screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright William Saroyan (which he would later adapt into abestselling novel), the movie received four Oscar® nominations – Best Picture, Director, Actor (Rooney) and B&W Cinematography – andwon for Best Story. Reportedly the favorite film of MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer, The Human Comedy is both moving and timeless, amasterful celebration of the American way of life.

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Shot in his hometown of Washington D.C. and completely crowdfunded by his fans (known as Eddiots), stand-up comedian, actor and podcaster Eddie Pence performs his first one-hour special. Eddie jokes about Star Wars, killer chihuahuas, streaking, and his unique take on parenting in the cellar of the DC Comedy Loft.

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Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life.

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Live at The Comedy Store is the sixth full-length comedy special performed by Louis C.K. It premiered on his website on January 27, 2015. The special was filmed in West Hollywood, California at the Comedy Store by C.K.'s own production company, Pig Newton, Inc.

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All new Extended Edition! Lavell Crawford performs his 5th stand-up comedy special in Tempe, Arizona and he is not holding back about anything, especially COVID-19! Lavell shares his views on mask culture, fatherhood, and why 2020 was the best year to fart in public. Schedule your appointment now because The Comedy Vaccine is available! Side effects include shortness of breath and side aches from non-stop laughing.

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Four of today's hottest black comedians headline this Queens of Comedy video special, a follow-up to Spike Lee's The Original Kings of Comedy film (although Lee does not direct here). Adele Givens, Mo'Nique (from UPN's The Parkers), Sommore, and Laura Hayes (from BET's Comic View) present a very provocative adult program with riffs on everything from the size of various body parts, to the habits of men, to former president Bill Clinton.

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Star of stage and screen Alaska Thunderf**k proudly presents "Alaska's Extra Special Comedy Special." Featuring some of Alaska's greatest musical hits, exciting special guests, and a series of comedic jokes, join Alaska for a one-night-only engagement filmed in pre-pandemic Hollywood, California. But in a rapidly changing world, does the comedy go too far? Are the jokes too risqué? Is the glamour too glamourous? Find out by watching "Alaska's Extra Special Comedy Special."

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Margaret is a down-on-her-luck lesbian hooker in training. She meets Jo, a beautiful, self-assured and straight grifter from a wealthy family who’s an expert on picking up women. The duo hit the streets where they encounter bargain-hunting housewives and double-dealing conservative women, all the while trying to reconcile their differing feelings towards each other. The makers of “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same” bring you this lesbian hooker buddy comedy, an homage to and parody of iconic male hustler films.

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Comedian and actor Bill Bellamy hosts this installment of Shaquille O'Neal's comedy franchise. Featuring comedy veteran Bruce Bruce who teams up with Huggy Lowdown, Aida Rodriguez, and Brian "Da Wildcat" Smith.

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Armed with his ferociously aggressive style of comedy, MADTV alum, Aries Spears takes the stage in Philadelphia for "Comedy Blueprint." No one, not black, not white, not gay, not straight is safe from his jokes and impressions.

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In the movies he made for the Mutual Film Corporation, Charles Chaplin perfected what would become the trademark themes and techniques of his career while simultaneously creating the short films that many critics and enthusiasts now regard as his best work. Flicker Alley and The Blackhawk Films® Collection are proud to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of ‘Little Tramp’ with the premiere of 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies: Part One'. The collection features six newly restored films: ‘The Floorwalker’, ‘The Fireman’, ‘The Vagabond’, ‘One A.M.’, ‘The Count’, and ‘The Pawnshop’. In a collaborative effort, Lobster Films in Paris and L’Immagine Ritrovata in Bologna, Italy, scanned the collections under the aegis of Association Chaplin at a resolution of 2,000 lines from original 35mm prints gathered from archives all over the world, then digitally assembled and restored. Each film offers the option of either improvised piano accompaniment or a full orchestral score. Among the many well-known composers and musicians featured are Eric Beheim, Neil Brand, Timothy Brock, Antonio Coppola, Carl Davis, Stephen Horne, Robert Israel, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, Maud Nelissen, Donald Sosin, and Gabriel Thibaudeau.

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George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy, broadcast live from the Wheeler Theater in Aspen, Colorado, was the comedian’s 10th special for HBO. Different from all of Carlin’s previous specials, this program is a career retrospective hosted by a young Jon Stewart, who conducts a lengthy interview with his comedic hero. During the interview, Carlin talks about his early life and how his upbringing prepared him for a career in comedy. Highlights from this special include Carlin performing three brand new, thought-provoking pieces of material – Advertising, Pets and American Bullshit. Some of the material performed here is unique to this special and was not repeated again. George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy also features a wonderful array of classic Carlin clips from throughout his four decade-long career.

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Howie Mandel presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club is Howie's first stand-up comedy special in over 20 years! After being a mainstay on the stand-up comedy circuit for 40 years, Howie takes the stage at the comedy club that bears his name in Atlantic City, NJ. 8 out of 10 critics agree.

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There are over 58,000 homeless people in Los Angeles County, and on any given night, there are over 550,000 homeless people in America. Here are three of their stories, told in their own words.COMEDY CONFESSIONS takes you on a journey into the lives of three struggling comedians who have decided to pursue their dreams of careers in stand-up comedy despite the harsh realities of being homeless. For these comedians, their cars are lifesavers providing safety and shelter at night and transportation to auditions and performances during the day. Their daily struggle to avoid sleeping on the street is startlingly juxtaposed with the extravagant wealth of the opulent mansions they park in front of at night. One of them, Tiffany Haddish will achieve her dreams to become a true Hollywood movie star, the other two, Doc Jones and Steve Lolli find the lure of the spotlight takes an unforgiving toll on their hopes and ambitions. This honest and touching movie is told in their own words revealing the passions, dedication and pains that drive them.

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In the movies he made for the Mutual Film Corporation, Charles Chaplin perfected what would become the trademark themes and techniques of his career while simultaneously creating the short films that many critics and enthusiasts now regard as his best work. Flicker Alley and The Blackhawk Films® Collection are proud to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of ‘Little Tramp’ with the premiere of 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies: Part Two'. The collection features six newly restored films ‘Behind the Screen', 'The Rink', 'Easy Street', 'The Cure', 'The Immigrant', and 'The Adventurer'. In a collaborative effort, Lobster Films in Paris and L’Immagine Ritrovata in Bologna, Italy, scanned the collections under the aegis of Association Chaplin at a resolution of 2,000 lines from original 35mm prints gathered from archives all over the world, then digitally assembled and restored. Each film offers the option of either improvised piano accompaniment or a full orchestral score. Among the many well-known composers and musicians featured are Eric Beheim, Neil Brand, Timothy Brock, Antonio Coppola, Carl Davis, Stephen Horne, Robert Israel, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, Maud Nelissen, Donald Sosin, and Gabriel Thibaudeau.