The Funniest Documentaries Of All Time

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Vote up the funniest documentary films in history.

What is the funniest documentary of all time? The funniest documentary films offer strong narrative arcs, memorable characters, and emotional payoffs that stick with you long after they're over. Funny docs focus on a variety of subjects and share hilarious stories. Some funny docus are about stand up comedy and the industry, while others are just about the blunt nature of every day life. So, what are the funniest documentaries of all time? What funny documentaries should you watch first?

When it comes to the funniest documentary movies ever, The Aristocrats is up there with the best of them. The film features a number of comedians telling the same joke over and over again in new and amusing ways. Then there's funny doc films like Too Funny to Fail, Comedian, and American Movie which are some of the funniest movies of our time. A lot of these funny documentary films cover comedy off the stage, such as I Need You To Kill, I Am Road Comic, and The Unbookables.

Vote up the funniest documentary films of all time, and be sure to check back for new funny docs as they are added to the list upon release.

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  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party
    Common, Mos Def, Dave Chappelle
    19 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Michel Gondry
    Actor, writer and comic Dave Chappelle loads up a bus with residents of his Ohio hometown and takes them to Brooklyn, N.Y. Once there, the travelers enjoy a concert featuring Kanye West, the Fugees, ...more
  • Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine
    Bam Margera, Steve-O, Johnny Knoxville
    19 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Patrick O'Dell
    Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine is a 2017 American documentary film directed by Patrick O'Dell. A look at the rise and fall of the subversive skateboarding magazine Big Brother, which rose to ...more
  • Super Size Me
    Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker
    11 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Morgan Spurlock, Mira King
    Super Size Me is a 2004 American documentary film directed by Morgan Spurlock. The film follows a 30-day period from February 1 to March 2, 2003, during which Spurlock ate only McDonald's food.
  • The Aristocrats
    Drew Carey, Gilbert Godfried, Whoopi Goldberg
    35 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Paul Provenza
    The Aristocrats is a 2005 documentary film about the famous dirty joke of the same name. It was conceived and produced by comedians Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza, edited by Emery Emery, and ...more