The Best R-Rated Stand-up Comedies

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List of R-Rated stand-up comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated stand-up comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Stand-up comedy movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated stand-up comedies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Stand-up comedy movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated Stand-up comedy films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Stand-up comedy film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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  • The Queens of Comedy
    Laura Hayes, Mo'Nique, Sommore
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Steve Purcell
  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party
    Common, Mos Def, Dave Chappelle
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Michel Gondry
  • Raw
    Samuel L. Jackson, Tatyana Ali, Kim Wayans
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Robert Townsend
  • Punchline
    Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: David Seltzer
  • The Original Kings of Comedy
    Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, D. L. Hughley
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Spike Lee
  • Divine Madness
    Bette Midler, The Harlettes
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Michael Ritchie
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Joe Layton
  • Going Overboard
    Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Milton Berle
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Valerie Breiman
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Keith Truesdell
  • Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat
    Nancy O'Dell, Dayna Devon, Mikki Padilla
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: David Raynr
  • You So Crazy
    Martin Lawrence
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Thomas Schlamme
  • Gilda Live
    Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • Comedian
    Orny Adams
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Christian Charles
  • Without You I'm Nothing
    Sandra Bernhard, Djimon Hounsou, Cynthia Bailey
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: John S. Boskovich
  • When Stand Up Stood Out
    Denis Leary, Colin Quinn, Bobcat Goldthwait
    • Released: 2003
  • Just Like Us
    Whitney Cummings, Maz Jobrani, Tom Papa
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Ahmed Ahmed
  • Foolish
    Eddie Griffin, Master P, Amie Petersen
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Dave Meyers
  • Talkin' Dirty After Dark
    Martin Lawrence, Tommy Lister, John Witherspoon
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Topper Carew
  • I Am Comic
    Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Louis C.K.
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Jordan Brady
  • Wattstax
    James Alexander, Raymond Allen, Isaac Hayes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Mel Stuart
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Ari Sandel