They say that laughter is the best medicine and the shows on this list prove this to be true! For those who are fans of good comedy shows, we list below the 10 best standup shows available on Netflix, ranked in ascending order according to their IMDb ratings. A selection that ranges from controversial shows to industry-wide award-winning specials. Check out each of these titles and run play!
- 10. Jim Jefferies: BARE – Note: 8.1
- 9. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert – Nota: 8,1
- 8. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette – Nota: 8,1
- 7. Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Revelation of the Little Bird – Grade: 8.2
- 6. Bill Burr: Paper Tiger – Nota: 8,2
- 5. Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way – Nota: 8,3
- 4. Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King – Nota: 8,3
- 3. Bo Burnham: Make Happy – Nota: 8,4
- 2. Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones – Nota: 8,5
- 1. Bo Burnham: Inside – Nota: 8,7
10. Jim Jefferies: BARE – Note: 8.1
Netflix original production, Jim Jefferies: BARE is a little over an hour long stand-up run by the Australian comedian of the same name. Famous for addressing controversial topics and exploring controversial jokes, he is a well-known figure in the platform’s catalog, with two more stand-ups on the service.
9. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert – Nota: 8,1
A classic of the genre, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert is a presentation given by Richard Pryor, in 1979, in California. The first performance of the genre recorded and aired as a feature film, the exhibition is full of jokes about the comedian’s life and history, but also humorously addresses serious topics such as social issues and the police.
8. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette – Nota: 8,1
Winner of major industry awards, Hannah Gadsby: Nanette is a Netflix comedy special directed by Australian Hannah Gadsby. A lesbian woman, Hannah opens her heart during the show to explain why she’s grown tired of comedy, at least the derogatory comedy she’s been doing onstage and to which she’s been subjected over the past few years. A show full of acid humor about the very way of doing stand-up and life.
7. Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Revelation of the Little Bird – Grade: 8.2
Commanded by one of the most famous and controversial artists in the medium, Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Bird Revelation is a Netflix original show split into two parts. Recorded in Washington and Los Angeles, the presentations address, among other topics, political themes related to the post-Trump election and sexual abuse cases in Hollywood.
6. Bill Burr: Paper Tiger – Nota: 8,2
Nominated for a Grammy for Best Comedy Album, Bill Burr: Paper Tiger was recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The show bets on provocative themes that move audiences, ranging from the #MeToo movement to feminism and cultural appropriation.
5. Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way – Nota: 8,3
Another stand-up by Bill Burr that appears on this list, Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way is a 2014 performance by the comedian recorded in Georgia. With material that talks about sex life, life after death and the dangers of excess affection, among other themes, the 1h20 show is all in black and white and brings a sharp Bill Burr on stage, who doesn’t spare criticism on the subjects. treated.
4. Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King – Nota: 8,3
Title that could not be missing from a list of the best stand-up shows available on Netflix, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King is the first show of its kind presented by Hasan Minhaj. Filmed in his hometown, the show addresses the actor and presenter’s experience throughout his childhood and adolescence, as a boy of Indian parents living in the US.
3. Bo Burnham: Make Happy – Nota: 8,4
Stand-up show that, in addition to comedy, also mixes music, theater and lighting effects to tell its story, Bo Burnham: Make Happy is hosted and co-directed by Bo Burnham himself. Shot at New York’s Capitol Theater, the special presents provocations to life and the modern world, exploring a style of sensory comedy that would become even stronger in the artist’s next work.
2. Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones – Nota: 8,5
Dave Chappelle’s fifth work for Netflix, Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones won the 2020 Emmy and Grammy Awards. The show was filmed in Atlanta and showcases the comedian, who never hides his provocative side, speaking sharply about topics such as the opioid crisis, gun culture and celebrity scandals.
1. Bo Burnham: Inside – Nota: 8,7
Another sensorial work by Bo Burnham, Bo Burnham: Inside is a special produced by the comedian during the pandemic of the new coronavirus. Recorded entirely in his home, it was created alone by the artist, who worked on its texts, music, sets, effects and editing. Some of the topics covered in the special are the Internet, your mental health and climate change, themes combined in musical, theatrical and stand-up performances that gave rise to an album and won three Emmy statuettes 2021.
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The streaming catalog was consulted on 02/25/2022. For the ranking, only stand-ups with more than five thousand reviews on IMDb were considered.