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Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018), Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (1998), Comedian (2002), The Last Laugh (2016), Dying Laughing (2016), Funny Cow (2017), 2 Minutes of Fame (2020) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

8.0/10 Documentary

An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams.

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Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (1998)

Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (1998)

7.9/10 Documentary

Comedian Lenny Bruce struck a subversive chord in an era of change in America. After getting his start as a conventional stand-up comic, Bruce's increasingly iconoclastic act transformed him into a leading figure of the 1960s counterculture. This is his story.

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Comedian (2002)

Comedian (2002)

6.9/10 Documentary

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.

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The Last Laugh (2016)

The Last Laugh (2016)

6.8/10 Documentary

World-famous comedians including Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, and Gilbert Gottfried pitch in with their own views on the boundaries of comedy.

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Dying Laughing (2016)

Dying Laughing (2016)

6.8/10 Documentary, Comedy

The craft, creative process and complicated lives of stand-up comedians.

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Funny Cow (2017)

Funny Cow (2017)

6.5/10 Comedy, Drama

A comedian uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to rise up through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England's working men's clubs.

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2 Minutes of Fame (2020)

2 Minutes of Fame (2020)

5.2/10 Comedy

An up-and-coming stand-up comic moves to L.A. to pursue a film career after video clips of his act make him an online sensation.

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Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (2009)

Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (2009)

8.6/10 Documentary

Given the flawless results, it's hard to believe that comedians David Pasquesi and T.J. Jagodowski make up their entire act on the spot. This documentary records one of the long-running improv duo's hilarious performances at New York City's Barrow Street Theatre. The film also goes behind the scenes as the pair strategizes for that night's act, discusses the nuances of their creative partnership and reflects on their training at Chicago's The Second City improv troupe.

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Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

7.1/10 Comedy, Documentary

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

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The Aristocrats (2005)

The Aristocrats (2005)

6.4/10 Documentary

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

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Heckler (2007)

Heckler (2007)

6.1/10 Comedy, Documentary

Comedian Jamie Kennedy shows just how nasty and mean the fight is between those in the spotlight and those in the dark

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Are You Proud? (2019)

Are You Proud? (2019)

10.0/10 Gay & Lesbian, Documentary

The history of the LGBTQ+ movement in the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. Reflecting upon prominent issues within the LGBTQ+ community like AIDs and hate crimes, the film also shows how the movement has supported people from all walks of life.

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Wyeth (2018)

Wyeth (2018)

8.3/10 Documentary

WYETH tells the story of one of America's most popular, but least understood, artists. While his exhibitions routinely broke attendance records, art world critics continually assaulted his work.

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The Sparks Brothers (2021)

The Sparks Brothers (2021)

8.3/10 Documentary, Music

THE SPARKS BROTHERS, is a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with Ron and Russell Mael celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks.

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Festival (2005)

Festival (2005)

8.0/10 Comedy, Drama

Following a number of performers and judges who converge at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Several tales are interwoven as the judge of a comedy award drives his personal assistant to distraction (and the bottle), a would-be comedienne tries to get her big break, and an actress mounts her earnest and challenging one-woman play.

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Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

8.0/10 Documentary

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find much new material here, but more unfamiliar admirers will gain some valuable information about one of the most famous personalities of the 20th century. Schickel has constructed the do...Read all

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Chuck Berry (2019)

Chuck Berry (2019)

7.8/10 Documentary, Music

Filmmaker Jon Brewer examines the fascinating life and career of legendary rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry.

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Wattstax (1973)

Wattstax (1973)

7.7/10 Documentary, Music

Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more.

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Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

7.7/10 Comedy

Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

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Diego Maradona (2019)

Diego Maradona (2019)

7.7/10 Biography, Documentary

Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.

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Filmed in Supermarionation (2014)

Filmed in Supermarionation (2014)

7.6/10 Documentary

The definitive documentary about the iconic puppetry technique developed by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, Supermarionation was used in all their programmes throughout the 1960s including Stingray, Captain Scarlet and Thunderbirds.

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