Movies about comedians

Movies about comedians
List of the best movies about comedians selected by visitors to our site: Annie Hall, Lenny, Joker, Good on Paper, Eddie Murphy Raw, All About Nina, The Humorist, Crashing, Punchline, All That Jazz.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersJews, Writers, Comedians, Singers
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Tennis, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Philosophical, Intellectual

In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersJews, Actors, Comedians
PlotOn real events, Drug addict
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Atmospheric, Heavy

The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establisment as too obscene for the public.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

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.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersGirlfriends, Comedians
PlotRelationship, Tracking
StyleSoulful, Womens in main roles

After years of putting her career ahead of love, stand-up comic Andrea Singer has stumbled upon the perfect guy. On paper, he checks all the boxes but is he everything he appears to be?

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersArtists
PlaceNew York
StyleFor men

Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on '80s love, sex and marriage, a remembrance of Mom's hamburgers and much more.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersActors, Comedians
PlotLove
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleRomantic, Soulful

Nina Geld's passion and talent have made her a rising star in the comedy scene, but she's an emotional mess offstage. When a new professional opportunity coincides with a romantic one, she is forced to confront her own deeply troubled past.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryRussia, Latvia, Czech Republic
Duration02:08
CharactersFamily, Writers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotFriendship, Depression, Art, KGB, Freedom
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Touching, Disturbing

The Humorist is a film about a week in the life of Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersFriends
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleLight

A standup comic discovers that his wife is unfaithful, leading him to reevaluate his life amidst the New York City comedy scene.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersFamily, Friends, Housewives, Artists, Comedians
PlotFriendship
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StylePsychological problems, By comics, Smart, Touching

Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to help the untried Lilah develop her stage act. Despite the objections of her family and some very wobbly beginnings, Lilah improves, and soon she finds herself competing with Steven for a coveted television spot.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersAngels, Womanizers, Surgeons, Artists
PlotOn real events, Music, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan
Duration01:58
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Artists, Comedians, Singers
PlotOn real events
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fancy, Touching

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Fate
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, For men

An unlikely friendship kindles between a struggling stand-up comedian from L.A.—forced to move back home to Eastern Long Island with his tail between his legs—and a tragically flawed, but charming and charismatic, alcoholic dermatologist. Discovering to be kindred spirits, each helps the other find healing, in addition to the confidence to face the 'failures' in their lives.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24
CharactersGeniuses, Actors, Comedians, Stars
PlotOn real events, Depression, Political, Success
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Clowns, FBI
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Chase, Cheating, Fear
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

While being interrogated by a police psychiatrist, the near-catatonic Tabitha tries to explain why she and two of her childhood friends are being hunted by a serial killer. The truth that's dying to come out weaves together three tragic secrets from their past. Two of the girls' boyfriends become unwitting targets in their deadly game.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersWriters
PlotOn real events

Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert B. Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. "Woody Allen: A Documentary" chronicles Allen's career - from teen writer to Sid Caesar's TV scribe, from stand-up comedian to award-winning writer-director averaging one film-per-year for more than 40 years. Exploring Allen's writing habits, casting, directing, and relationship with his actors first-hand, new interviews with A-listers, writing partners, family and friends provide insight and backstory to the usually inscrutable filmmaker.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersWriters, Friends, Terminally ill, Comedians
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Cancer, Success, Fate
StyleSoulful, Black humor, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersWriters
PlotLove, Passion
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleTo cry, Smart, Touching

Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Luxembourg
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Death, Ghosts
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Forest

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 with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersComedians
PlotPolitical, Elections, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, Soulful

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible for his surprising victory.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
CharactersSisters, Comedians, Singers
PlotLove, Radio

An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand-up comedy.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersActors, Comedians
PlotOn real events, Money, Success
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Black humor, Makes me think

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Scientists, Military, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses, Saving the World
PlaceTexas
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Black humor

Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a team of accidental warriors into the night.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:08
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Gloomy, Depressive

The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making him live on his own. Raymond is generally a rough and even violent person, and that leads to problems in the life of the family.

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Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
StyleLight, Fascinating

The characters will share stories from their personal life and career, immerse the viewer in nostalgic memories of their home, first tours, and relationships with girls. Thoughts about Nord-OST, memories of Mike Tyson's arrival in Odessa, arguments about large fees – these and many other first-person sketches will be told by the members of the creative group "Quartet I".

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersLosers, Actors, Comedians
PlotObsession, Pursuit
PlacePrison, New York
StyleAction, Smart, Black humor

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, comedy, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace

Samual Curtis's first mission in this bizarre science fiction musical comedy requires him to take a cat to a saloon on an asteroid. There, he meets his former dance partner (the Blueberry Pirate) and collects his payment: a device capable of producing a Real Live Girl. Including music by alternative rock group The Billy Nayer Show, this film began life as a live show with a loyal following.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersComedians

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFriends, Babies, Comedians
PlotMotorcycles, Friendship, Breakup, Creation, Gifts
PlaceHospitals, USA, New York
StyleTouching

An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersMusicians, Celebrities, Actors, Comedians
PlotTravel
PlaceUSA

Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show, 'Between Two Ferns' and uploaded it to Funny or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Friends, Artists, Comedians
PlacePyramid
StyleFancy

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.





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