Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1969-01-27 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

105 Movies · 98 TV shows

Biography

Patton Oswalt (born January 27, 1969) is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian. In television, he is known for his role as Spence Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007) and guest starring as the Koenigs on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2020). After making his acting debut in the Seinfeld episode "The Couch," he has since appeared in a variety of television shows, including Kim Possible, Parks and Recreation, Community, Two and a Half Men, Drunk History, Reno 911!, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Archer, Veep, A.P. Bio and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He currently narrates the sitcom The Goldbergs (2013–present) as adult Adam F. Goldberg.Oswalt is known for voicing Remy in the Pixar film Ratatouille (2007) and co-starring opposite Charlize Theron in Young Adult (2011). Other notable film credits include starring in Big Fan (2009), Nature Calls (2012), Freaks of Nature (2015), Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016), Nostalgia (2018), and The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019). He also appeared in Blade: Trinity (2004), The Informant! (2009), and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013). He was also on the show Justified.In his work as a stand-up comedian, he has appeared in six stand-up specials and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016).

Personal Life

Oswalt married true crime writer and journalist Michelle McNamara on September 24, 2005. They had one daughter together, Alice, born in April 2009.On April 21, 2016, McNamara died in her sleep in the family's Los Angeles, California, home. Her death was attributed to a combination of a previously undiagnosed heart condition and complications from ingested medications (Adderall, Xanax, and Fentanyl). The season-three finale of The Goldbergs was dedicated to her memory.On August 1, 2016, Oswalt announced that he had been working to complete McNamara's nonfiction book on the Golden State Killer, which was left unfinished at the time of Michelle McNamara's death. In September 2017, Oswalt announced that the book, titled I'll Be Gone in the Dark, was scheduled for release on February 27, 2018, and was subsequently available for preorders. Less than two months after the book's release, on April 25, 2018, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department announced they had made an arrest in the Golden State Killer case. Oswalt posted a brief video to Instagram, saying: "I think you got him, Michelle." He also posted on Twitter that same day, saying that he hoped to visit the suspect if he was indeed the Golden State Killer, "not to gloat or gawk - to ask him the questions that [McNamara] wanted answered in her 'Letter to an Old Man'" at the end of her book.In July 2017 he and actress Meredith Salenger were confirmed to be engaged. They were married in November 2017.In 2013, he teamed up with PETA, spoke out against chaining pet dogs, and sent a letter to the mayor and members of the city council of Newport News, Virginia urging them to ban the practice.Oswalt is an outspoken atheist and has referred to his atheism in his comedy specials: No Reason to Complain, Feelin' Kinda Patton, My Weakness Is Strong, and Finest Hour.Oswalt's influences include Jonathan Winters, Richard Pryor, Emo Philips, Blaine Capatch, Bill Hicks, Bobcat Goldthwait, Sam Kinison, Steve Martin, and Louis C.K.

Early Life

Oswalt was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, the son of Carla and Larry J. Oswalt, a career United States Marine Corps officer. He was named after General George S. Patton. He is of Italian, Irish, German, English, and Scottish descent. He has one younger brother, Matt Oswalt, a comedy writer best known for writing and starring in the YouTube web series Puddin'. While he was a military brat, his family lived in Ohio and in Tustin, California before settling in Sterling, Virginia. He is a 1987 graduate of Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Virginia. He later graduated from The College of William & Mary where he majored in English and was initiated into the Alpha Theta chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

Movies & TV shows

2022.

1 Movie
Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters

Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters

2022
Generations of writers and artists have been influenced by Mignola. Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters gives an in-depth look at his career, from the beginning of his career as an inker to his success as ...

2021.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Sparks Brothers

The Sparks Brothers

9
2021
One rock band can be successful, influential, and criminally overlooked at the same time. Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebratin...
TV
Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.

Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.

2021
M.O.D.O.K is a monster. He wanted to rule the world for a long time. M.O.D.O.K is back. A.I.M has been run by him. Into the ground. While dealing with his crumbling marriage and family life, the Menta...
The Spine of Night

The Spine of Night

2021
The ancient dark magic that fell into sinister hands and unleashed ages of suffering onto mankind in this ultra-violent, fantasy epic. A group of heroes from different eras and cultures must band toge...

2020.

5 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
Reno 911!

Reno 911!

2020
The employees of the Reno Sheriff's Department are still working. They are prepared to do what is necessary to keep the city safe.
Best of Stand-up 2020

Best of Stand-up 2020

2020
Unnecessary milk substitutes. Bad passwords. Burlap underpants. 2020 may have sucked, but thankfully the jokes didn't.
TV
Home Movie: The Princess Bride

Home Movie: The Princess Bride

2020
The remake of 'The Princess Bride' features celebrities at home.
The Priest

The Priest

2020
In a lonely desert town a suicidal priest makes a decision that kicks into motion a series of strange and comedic events leading him to an unexpected discovery.
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

2020
It is turning 50. Finding love again. Buying a house. Experiencing dread at Denny's. In this stand-up special, life comes at Oswalt fast.
A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion

A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion

2020
The cast of The Princess Bride is together again! The stars of the iconic 1987 fantasy film reunited for a virtual table read hosted by Jason Reitman. The 3-hour virtual reunion included director Rob ...
TV
I'll Be Gone in the Dark

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

2020
An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessiv...
We Bare Bears: The Movie

We Bare Bears: The Movie

2020
When Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear's love of food trucks and viral videos gets out of hand, the brothers are chased away from their home and embark on a trip to Canada, where they can live in peace.

2019.

6 Movies · 6 TV shows
Adams

Adams

2019
One of the first films to be adapted from a Booker Prize winning author's work is an examination of white male rage against the other.
TV
Bless the Harts

Bless the Harts

2019
The group of Southerners who are always broke are a joke. They don't know that they are rich because of their friends and family.
TV
You're Not a Monster

You're Not a Monster

2019
Patients of Max Seward think they are terrifying monsters. They are frightening monsters. Being undead is worse than being hated, as he struggles with his demons and his vampire great-grandfather who ...
TV
A Little Late with Lilly Singh

A Little Late with Lilly Singh

6.67
2019
Lilly Singh is a comedian, actress, social media sensation, producer and author of "How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life." She hosts celebrity interviews, talks current events, performs music...
TV
Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

2019
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist and she interviews people in thorough meaningful and entertaining conversations.
TV
Lights Out with David Spade

Lights Out with David Spade

2019
Specializing in celebrities, entertainment and all things political, comedy legend David Spade and a panel of his comedian friends are at the roundtable and in the field to help break down the biggest...
TV
The Boys

The Boys

6.65
2019
A group of people known as the "The Boys" set out to take down corrupt superheros with no more than a willingness to fight dirty and blue-collar work ethic.
Parks and Recreation: 10th Anniversary Reunion at PALEYFEST 2019

Parks and Recreation: 10th Anniversary Reunion at PALEYFEST 2019

2019
"Parks and Recreation" alumni gathered at PaleyFest LA 2019 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of of the NBC show with a reunion.
Kim Possible

Kim Possible

5.67
2019
Kim Possible and her best friend Ron Stoppable embark on their freshman year of high school, all while saving the world from evil villains. While Kim and Ron have always been one step ahead of their o...
Dads

Dads

2019
A joyful exploration of modern fatherhood, this doc gathers the testimonies of dads around the world, from famous comedians to everyday parents. Their stories speak to the beauty, struggles, and ridic...
Super Gidget

Super Gidget

2019
When Max is kidnapped by an army of squirrels, Super Gidget is the only one who can save him. It turns out that Max's captor is a flea with the power of mind control. Gidget must use her pluckiness, s...
The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2

6.19
2019
Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intoler...

2018.

5 Movies · 4 TV shows
TV
Minecraft: Story Mode

Minecraft: Story Mode

2018
Take control of an adventure set in the Minecraft universe. The future of the world is at stake, and your decisions shape the story -- so choose wisely!
TV
The Conners

The Conners

2018
The family doesn't like a lot of things.
Please Stand By

Please Stand By

2018
A young woman with special needs runs away from her caregivers in order to deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. Wendy followed the spirit of Mr on an adventure ...
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

5.6
2018
Robin is determined to get over his role as a sidekick in order to become a movie star in order to remedy the situation of all the major DC superheroes starring in their own films. The Teen TITANS hav...
TV
Spy Kids: Mission Critical

Spy Kids: Mission Critical

2018
An animated series is about the S.W.A.M.P. They weren't helped by their parents.
Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You

3.5
2018
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, a black telemarketer named Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success.
Monster Challenge

Monster Challenge

2018
Famed composer Michael Giacchino catapults a hapless Patton Oswalt (as himself) into an outrageous series of challenges in his infectiously silly tribute to the eccentricities of Japanese game shows.
Sex Madness Revealed

Sex Madness Revealed

2018
A guest is on Jimmy Morris' show. The secrets of the 1939 film, 'Sex Madness', have been revealed.
TV
A.P. Bio

A.P. Bio

6
2018
Jack Griffin, a Harvard philosophy scholar, teaches high school in Toledo, Ohio, and recruits his students to avenge his rival.

2017.

3 Movies · 8 TV shows
TV
Santa Clarita Diet

Santa Clarita Diet

5.6
2017
They're ordinary husband and wife until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. It was a good way to go.
TV
Big Hero 6 The Series

Big Hero 6 The Series

8
2017
The continuing adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax are being picked up immediately following the events in the feature film. Hiro...
The Circle

The Circle

5.27
2017
A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful internet corporation and quickly rises up the company's ranks, but soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom...
TV
HAPPY!

HAPPY!

6.44
2017
An imaginary blue winged horse named Happy has changed the life of a corrupt ex-cop turned hitman named Nick Sax.
TV
Marvel's Spider-Man

Marvel's Spider-Man

7.33
2017
A student at Midtown High has powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. After the death of his uncle, he has to find a new way of living.
TV
Dimension 404

Dimension 404

6
2017
In order to evoke the feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the internet, a new website has been created.
Gilbert

Gilbert

2017
A comedian's life and career. There is a person named Gilbert.
TV
I Love You, America

I Love You, America

5.76
2017
Follow Sarah Silverman as she looks to connect with people who may not agree with her personal opinions through honesty, humor, genuine interest in others and not taking herself too seriously. She fee...
TV
Will & Grace

Will & Grace

9
2017
A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy's most fabulous quartet is back.
Patton Oswalt: Annihilation

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation

6
2017
Despite a personal tragedy, Oswalt produced his best standup. Oswalt continued his journey to contribute joy to the world by focusing on the difficulties of the Trump era and life after the loss of a ...
TV
The History of Comedy

The History of Comedy

2017
What makes us laugh, why, and how that's influenced our social and political landscape throughout history are topics to be explored.

2016.

9 Movies · 5 TV shows
TV
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

2016
Bee breaks up late-night's all-male sausage fest with her nuanced view of political and cultural issues, her sharp interview skills, her repartee with world leaders and, of course, her 10-pound lady b...
Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

5.21
2016
A couple can't keep up with the Joneses. They are and Mr. They are and Mr. They are and Mr. They are and Mr. They are and Mr. and Mrs. Jones are covert operatives.
TV
To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth

2016
The classic game show is not the same as a modern one. Each round, a celebrity panel will be presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or ach...
Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

2016
Neil Gaiman is one of the most beloved storytellers in the world today, a medium-jumping legend who opened a new era of comics with Sandman, scared a generation of young readers with Coraline and The ...
Zoolander: Super Model

Zoolander: Super Model

2016
Ridiculously good-looking superheroes Derek Zoolander and Hansel defend people from the dark forces of the fashion world.
TV
Justice League Action

Justice League Action

3.5
2016
The DC Super Heroes are Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.
TV
HarmonQuest

HarmonQuest

6
2016
A fantasy comedy adventure series that melds live action comedians on a stage in front of a live studio audience with animated bits into a fantasy adventure game. A group of comedians, along with a ro...
TV
Lady Dynamite

Lady Dynamite

6
2016
A half-hour comedy based on what Maria has accepted to be her life.
The Confirmation

The Confirmation

2016
A father and son track down a stolen tool box.
Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping

Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping

2016
Oswalt covers misery, defeat and hopelessness. It is his most positive thing to date.
Nerdland

Nerdland

6
2016
Samuel Goldwyn Films, Titmouse, and Fathom Events are excited to bring the theatrical premiere of the animated film Nerdland, to cinemas nationwide for a special one night event! Aspiring actor John (...
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie

Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie

2016
Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. His success was not for nothing. After taking millions of dollars from his father, he grabbed New York City. The art of n...
Space Cop

Space Cop

2016
The story of a cop from the future of space who travels back in time to the present with a cop from the past who is unfrozen is called Space Cop. They need to defeat aliens with a plan. Out of time an...
The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure

The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure

2016
A shady new character, Risky Business, wants to open a theme park with a resemblance to LEGOLAND.

2015.

7 Movies · 5 TV shows
TV
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

1
2015
Stephen Colbert is leaving "The Colbert Report" to return to television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux -- taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre at New York -- Colbert talks to actor...
TV
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

5.47
2015
Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything - her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan - in a desp...
TV
We Bare Bears

We Bare Bears

7
2015
Three brother bears attempt to find their place in civilized society, whether they're looking for food, trying to make human friends, or scheming to become famous on the internet. The siblings will ha...
Call Me Lucky

Call Me Lucky

2015
An inspiring, triumphant and wickedly funny portrait of one of comedy’s most enigmatic and important figures, CALL ME LUCKY tells the story of Barry Crimmins, a beer-swilling, politically outspoken an...
Freaks of Nature

Freaks of Nature

6
2015
Humans, zombies, and vampire were living in peace until the alien apocalypse. Three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie- have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
TV
Battle Creek

Battle Creek

6.75
2015
An FBI agent and a Michigan homicide detective are working together. They use different methods to solve crimes.
TV
Difficult People

Difficult People

5.88
2015
Billy on the Streets and Julie Klausner are in Difficult People. In New York City, their behavior lands them in awkward situations.
Old/New

Old/New

2015
Old/New is the story of Drew McHugh, a man whose penchant for the new -- new devices, new fashion, new friends -- is challenged when he discovers the rustic appeal of old-fashioned things. He quickly ...
Mune: Guardian of the Moon

Mune: Guardian of the Moon

8
2015
When a faun named Mune becomes the Guardian of the Moon, little did he had unprepared experience with the Moon and an accident that could put both the Moon and the Sun in danger, including a corrupt t...
Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope

Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope

2015
In response to Morgan Spurlock's movie COMIC-CON: A FAN'S HOPE, Doug Benson is starring in a doc that looks at San Diego Comic-Con from his hazy perspective. It's a fun look at a rapidly growing cultu...
The Loneliest Stoplight

The Loneliest Stoplight

2015
The life and times of stoplights.
Dude Bro Party Massacre III

Dude Bro Party Massacre III

2015
In the wake of two mass murders on the frat row, a lone wolf has to investigate his twin brother's murder at the hands of a serial killer known as "Motherface."

2014.

8 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
Off Camera with Sam Jones

Off Camera with Sam Jones

2014
Sam Jones sits down with the professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities, to discuss their development before fame, their passions beyond their careers, and gives them a space to ope...
TV
BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman

6.06
2014
The sitcom horse of the 90s is 20 years old. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing ...
Sex and Broadcasting

Sex and Broadcasting

2014
SEX AND BROADCASTING is a feature length documentary about New Jersey's WFMU, the world's strangest and most unique radio station, and one man's attempt to keep it alive in the face of recession, the ...
22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street

6
2014
Changes are coming for the officers when they go undercover. When Jenko meets a spirit on the football team, they begin to question their partnership. They have to decide if they can have a mature rel...
Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

2014
A packed house at the Spreckels Theater in San Diego was treated to a stand-up set by comedian. His topics range from the future of our nation to daddy/daughter outings gone wrong.
Lemonade War

Lemonade War

2014
In an idyllic suburban neighborhood, Jerry runs his big business lemonade stand and has the market cornered, until ten-year-old Addie opens her own stand across the street. Both sides use regulators t...
TV
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

6.26
2014
Jimmy was Jay Leno's replacement. After 42 years in Los Angeles, the program was brought back to New York.
We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss

We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss

2014
Everyone’s talking about it, but who can explain it? Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan have partnered to produce WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss....
Jason Nash Is Married

Jason Nash Is Married

2014
Jason is stuck living in the shadows of his more successful wife (Busy Philipps) and two young kids. When debt threatens to destroy his family, he jump-starts his career, a move that sends him down of...
Out of Print

Out of Print

2014
A documentary explores the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema.
Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop!

Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop!

2014
In celebration of the publisher's 75th anniversary, the hour-long special will take a detailed look at the company's journey from a small comics publisher to a multi-media powerhouse. The host for the...

2013.

4 Movies · 7 TV shows
TV
The Goldbergs

The Goldbergs

7
2013
The '80s were simpler. Adam was 11 years old when he faced them. The Goldbergs are yelling.
TV
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

6.33
2013
The S.H.I.E.L.D has an agent named Phil Coulson. To protect the ordinary from the extraordinary, a team of agents is put together to investigate the new, strange and unknown around the globe.
TV
Drunk History

Drunk History

5.65
2013
Historical reenactments from A-list talent. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America's great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable result...
TV
Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty

6.24
2013
Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically-gifted older man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time with his grandson. Morty's family life causes a lot of distre...
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

10
2013
When a negative goes missing, a timid magazine photo manager goes on a true-life adventure.
TV
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

6.3
2013
A single-camera ensemble comedy follows the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
TV
Best of the Worst

Best of the Worst

6.67
2013
Some of the worst movies ever created by man were braved by Mike, Jay, Rich, and the rest of the Red Letter Media crew.
TV
Mighty Med

Mighty Med

6.47
2013
The live-action comedy series, starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, will premiere as a special one-hour event on October 7 on Disney XD. The series was created by...
Radiolab Live: Apocalyptical

Radiolab Live: Apocalyptical

2013
The destruction is terrible. Surprising survival. The live show Apocalyptical explores the topic of endings. With their signature blend of stories, science, and music, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Kru...
The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead

The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead

2013
A short documentary celebrates the tenth year of The Walking Dead. The creators of the shows discuss The Walking Dead.
Odd Thomas

Odd Thomas

6
2013
A cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a man with a link to dark, threatening forces in a California desert town.

2012.

4 Movies · 4 TV shows
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

6
2012
A man is alone after his wife leaves. He goes on a road trip to see his high school sweetheart. While he is with him, a neighbor puts a wrench in his plan.
TV
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

5
2012
Jerry takes his comedy friends out for coffee. Larry David said, "You've finally made a show about nothing."
TV
Veep

Veep

7
2012
A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her abo...
TV
Gravity Falls

Gravity Falls

6.55
2012
Twin brother and sister are going to have an adventure this summer when they help their great uncle run a tourist trap in the town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
TV
Comedy Bang! Bang!

Comedy Bang! Bang!

5.65
2012
Scott Aukerman is the creator of COMEDY BANG!, a show that riffs on the format of a late night talk show, with celebrity appearances and comedy sketches. The traditional celebrity interview is reinven...
The Bitter Buddha

The Bitter Buddha

2012
The life of one of America's most original comedians is the subject of a documentary. "The Bitter Buddha" depicts creativity, enlightenment and rage.
Viva Lucha Libre

Viva Lucha Libre

2012
There is a film about Lucha Libre. Go into the world of Mexican wrestling by jumping off the rope.
Nature Calls

Nature Calls

2012
When Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, he takes the boys on a Scout trip to remember, but they never saw eye to eye.

2011.

5 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Billy on the Street

Billy on the Street

2011
Billy Eichner hits the streets of New York City to test strangers on their knowledge of music and pop culture. With money and a microphone in hand, Eichner gives contestants the chance to win cash by ...
Who the F#ck Is Chip Seinfeld?

Who the F#ck Is Chip Seinfeld?

2011
A darkly comical portrait of a man who was addicted to cocaine. The story follows Chip through the streets of Columbus, Ohio as he struggles to break out of the shackles of his failed attempt at a sta...
Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour

Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour

2011
He brings his deeply insightful, creative comedy to topics such as trying to be a good example for his daughter, his confusion at why we still have circuses, and his run-ins with crack addicts in New ...
TV
The Heart, She Holler

The Heart, She Holler

2011
The Heart, She Holler is a live action television series produced by PFFR for Adult Swim. The series, described as "Southern Gothic drama" and "an inside-out blend of soap opera and politically incorr...
A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

4.84
2011
After six years, Harold and Kumar are not in touch. Harold's father-in-law's Christmas tree was burned down by Kumar. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to ...
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts

Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts

2011
The documentary Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts takes an in depth look at the life, career and mind of the British comic book writer Warren Ellis. The film combines extensive interviews with Ellis with ...
Young Adult

Young Adult

9
2011
A writer who was divorced from the Midwest returns to her hometown to see her old flame, who is now married with a family.

2010.

4 Movies · 6 TV shows
TV
Conan

Conan

8.14
2010
O'Brien hosted the show.
TV
Justified

Justified

6
2010
The 2001 short story "Fire in the Hole" is the basis of a character drama. The marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky is a strong willed official of the law. His high-stakes job as well as his strained rel...
TV
Raising Hope

Raising Hope

6.24
2010
James "Jimmy" Chance is a young man who has sex with a serial killer. Jimmy is able to get custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death because he has the support of a well-intention...
TV
Caprica

Caprica

5.71
2010
The Graystones and the Adamas are competing and thriving in the peaceful world of the 12 Colonies as they grow up, living in a society close to our own. Artificial intelligence and robotic technology ...
TV
Robotomy

Robotomy

2010
Michael Buckley and Joe Deasy created Robotomy. Changing executives caused the series to be put in and out of production. On August 31, 2009, it was aired on the Cartoon Network. The Robotomy was canc...
Fantasia in Best Show Minor

Fantasia in Best Show Minor

2010
The Best Show Minor is the first show on the DVD release. There are sketches, animation, and guest appearances. Kurt Vile, Yo La Tengo, and others. During the pledge drive, the DVD was available.
Beautiful Darling

Beautiful Darling

2010
James Rasin's documentary “Beautiful Darling” honors American Transgender actress and best-known Warhol Superstar, Candy Darling, and her all-too-brief life and career, with a combination of current a...
TV
Neighbors from Hell

Neighbors from Hell

2010
The sitcom Neighbors from Hell ran from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer is Pam Brady. The first season had 10 episodes. It is made by Fox Television and MoonBoy. Some of the anim...
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

2010
The movie Weird Al has a trailer. Next year's Academy Awards will be won by this film.
Blood Into Wine

Blood Into Wine

2010
In this documentary filmmakers Christopher Pomerenke and Ryan Page offer a closer look at one of the prolific rocker's more unexpected hobbies -- making wine. An arid stretch of Arizona desert has bee...

2009.

6 Movies · 5 TV shows
TV
Modern Family

Modern Family

6.44
2009
The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan has a large and blended family. The modern family is sometimes warm and sometimes twisted, but they give us an honest and often hilarious look into it.
Al's Brain in 3-D

Al's Brain in 3-D

2009
The audience is being shown a 3-D lesson on the human brain. Al answers "man on the street" questions and provides interesting information. The film ends with a song about how the brain works.
TV
Dollhouse

Dollhouse

5.86
2009
A member of an underground group of individuals who have been wiped clean of their identities so they can be imprinted with any number of different identities. The "Actives" are hired by the wealthy, ...
Observe and Report

Observe and Report

6
2009
Barnhardt was called into action to stop the flasher from turning the mall into a peep show. A police detective is brought in to close the case when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice.
TV
Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

6.14
2009
A hilarious ensemble comedy that follows a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit ...
TV
Community

Community

6.11
2009
It is possible to follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world's worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Funny People: Live

Funny People: Live

2009
A live stand-up special hosted by Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Judd Apatow broadcast by Comedy Central to promote the movie "Funny People". Not only does this special take another detailed look at t...
TV
United States of Tara

United States of Tara

5.65
2009
"T" the wild-child teenager, "Buck" the rough and tumble biker, and "Alice" the type-A are just a few of Tara's different personality quirks. Tara never gives up hope that one day she can be herself b...
Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong

Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong

2009
The critically-acclaimed comedian, actor, writer, and voice of Remy the Rat (the Oscar®-winning Ratatouille) takes time out from his many film and television outings to return to the comedy stage for ...
The Informant!

The Informant!

2009
A rising star at a giant suddenly becomes a whistle blower. As he exposes his company's price fixing conspiracy to the FBI, he envisions himself being hailed as a hero of the common man and given a pr...
Big Fan

Big Fan

2009
The self-proclaimed "world's biggest New York Giants fan" is a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island. Paul and his best friend followed Bishop after spotting him. The chance encounte...

2008.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
History of the Joke

History of the Joke

2008
Lewis Black is trying to find the greatest joke ever told while presenting a history of the joke.
TV
Lewis Black's Root of All Evil

Lewis Black's Root of All Evil

2008
Comedy Central aired Lewis Black's show on March 12, 2008, and it was hosted by Lewis Black. Scott Carter was the producer of the series and David Sacks was the writer. There were pre- recorded video ...
Largo

Largo

2008
The original Los Angeles club opened on Fairfax Ave. In 1989.
All Roads Lead Home

All Roads Lead Home

2008
A girl lost her mother in a car accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes his father is partly responsible for her mother's death. Th...

2007.

12 Movies · 4 TV shows
TV
Human Giant

Human Giant

2007
Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the g...
Heckler

Heckler

2007
HECKLER is a comedic feature documentary exploring the increasingly critical world we live in. After starring in a film that was critically bashed, Jamie Kennedy takes on hecklers and critics and ask ...
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

2007
The Comedy Central Roast will feature Flavor Flav.
TV
WordGirl

WordGirl

2007
WordGirl is an American children’s animated television series for children aged 9 –12, produced by the Soup2Nuts animation unit of Scholastic Entertainment for PBS Kids. The show began as a series of ...
Balls of Fury

Balls of Fury

9
2007
When his father was murdered over a gambling debt, Randy Daytona lost his chance at Olympic gold. After 15 years, he's down on his luck and is doing seedy back room shows in Vegas when the FBI show up...
TV
Flight of the Conchords

Flight of the Conchords

7
2007
The band moved from New Zealand to New York in order to forge a successful music career. They've found a manager, a fan, and a friend, but not much else.
TV
Reaper

Reaper

6
2007
Sam has to repay his parents' debt by becoming the Devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls that have somehow escaped from Hell, because his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born.
Sex and Death 101

Sex and Death 101

2007
A guy's life is turned around by an email, which includes the names of everyone he's had sex with and ever will have sex with. His situation gets worse when he encounters a woman who targets men who h...
Super High Me

Super High Me

2007
To find out the true effects of marijuana on the human body, stand-up comedian and former Stoner of the Year Doug Benson documents his experience avoiding pot for 30 days and then consuming massive am...
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End

5.67
2007
Colonel Dale Murphy is a retired military commander and host of a reality show where participants are challenged to survive in a remote West Virginia wasteland. When they realized they were being hunt...
Patton Oswalt: Werewolves and Lollipops

Patton Oswalt: Werewolves and Lollipops

1
2007
The show was held at the 40 Watt Club. He talks about Kentucky Fried Chicken's famous bowls, as well as his work as a television writer in a version of his Werewolves and Lollipops show.
The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour

The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour

7
2007
Today's edgiest comedians perform at Los Angeles' legendary Troubadour rock 'n' roll club.
Reno 911!: Miami

Reno 911!: Miami

2007
A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupted a national police convention in Miami Beach. The show was based on Comedy Central.
The Sophisticated Misfit

The Sophisticated Misfit

2007
It's a must-have for Shag's fans. The documentary looks at the artist's roots in Hawaii, his artistic journey in college, his early work designing album covers, and his modern-day role as an art-world...
Your Friend the Rat

Your Friend the Rat

8
2007
Rats are not the most popular animals. There is a tale about rats and humans. The star of Ratatouille and his brother hope that it will be the same as they teach us about world history from a rat's pe...
Ratatouille

Ratatouille

6.92
2007
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a rodents-friendly profession. He finds himself in the sewer of Paris bene...

2006.

6 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Live at Gotham

Live at Gotham

2006
Live at Gotham is a standup comedy television show airing on Comedy Central in the United States. The show features up and coming stand up comedians performing live at the Gotham Comedy Club in New Yo...
Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch

7
2006
Tripp is living with his parents. Tripp's best friends are still living with their parents. When friends of an adult son who has recently moved away from home reveal they hired an expert to arrange th...
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner

Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner

2006
William Shatner will be stepping in to the celebrity hot seat. Shatner's friends are in a parade.
Last Laugh '06

Last Laugh '06

2006
Heartache, heartbreak and mother f#@$in’ snakes! We take an irreverent look back at the most controversial and outrageous events of this year from the Braveheart exposing his cold, callous, evil thoug...
Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain

Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain

3.5
2006
Oswalt talks about a lot of things in his life, including his friends and his girlfriend, who he thinks sucks the funny out of him. He says that eating dinner at Black Angus is good for a king because...
The Amazing Screw-On Head

The Amazing Screw-On Head

2006
A Civil War-era secret agent with an extraordinary power who serves under the president of the United States is the focus of the film, based on the award-winning comic book by Mike Mignola.
The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey

The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey

3.67
2006
Stand-up comedians Maria Bamford, Brian Posehn and Patton Oswalt will perform for the final show of their successful "Comedians of Comedy" tour. This farewell gig is sure to please fans who like their...

2005.

3 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
American Dad!

American Dad!

6.34
2005
The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their colleg...
TV
Too Late with Adam Carolla

Too Late with Adam Carolla

2005
Too Late with Adam Carolla was a late night talk show hosted by Adam Carolla and produced by Jackhole Industries, a team made up of old collaborators: Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, and Daniel Kellison. The s...
Cake Boy

Cake Boy

2005
With danger hot on his heels, erotic-cake baker Selwyn (Warren Fitzgerald) flees his abusive girlfriend and takes up with a punk band in this inspiring tale. Working as a roadie for No Use for a Name,...
Last Laugh '05

Last Laugh '05

2005
“COMEDY CENTRAL’s Last Laugh ’05” takes an irreverent look back at some of the most controversial and outrageous events of this year from the infamous Tom Cruise couch dance to the Terri Schiavo saga,...
The Comedians of Comedy

The Comedians of Comedy

4
2005
The Comedians of Comedy is an occasional stand-up comedy tour featuring some of the funniest people in the world, and was documented in a 2005 film and 2005 Comedy Central television series of the sam...

2004.

4 Movies · 5 TV shows
TV
The Batman

The Batman

9
2004
Bruce Wayne, The Batman, was joined on occasion by Robin and Batgirl.
Blade: Trinity

Blade: Trinity

5.65
2004
The vampire and blade fought in the middle of the night. After falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is forced to join forces with a group of human vampi...
TV
Best Week Ever

Best Week Ever

2004
Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced...
See This Movie

See This Movie

2004
A feature film that doesn't exist is entered by two film school graduates at the Montreal World Film Festival.
TV
Tom Goes to the Mayor

Tom Goes to the Mayor

5.86
2004
Tom Goes to the Mayor is an American animated television series created by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim for the Adult Swim late night programming block. The show started on November 14, 2004 and en...
TV
The Venture Bros.

The Venture Bros.

5.5
2004
Hank and Dean Venture, with their father Doctor Venture and faithful bodyguard Brock Samson, go on wild adventures facing megalomaniacs, zombies, and suspicious ninjas, all for the glory of adventure....
TV
Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

5.81
2004
In the fictional town of Neptune, California, a student named Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while working as a private investigator under the guidance of her detective father.
Taxi

Taxi

6.67
2004
A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inexperienced cop who is trying to solve a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robber...
Starsky & Hutch

Starsky & Hutch

6.24
2004
David Starsky and Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson are put together for the first time as undercover cops. With help from Huggy Bear and a persuasive criminal, the new partners have to overcome their difference...

2003.

1 Movie · 4 TV shows
TV
Real Time with Bill Maher

Real Time with Bill Maher

6
2003
A panel of guests, including politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like, discuss what's going on in the world each week on the show hosted by Bill Maher.
TV
Two and a Half Men

Two and a Half Men

6.24
2003
A jingle writer's hedonistic life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and nephew move into his beach-front house.
TV
Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

6.3
2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs on ABC.
TV
Reno 911!

Reno 911!

4.75
2003
As incompetent officers swing into action, answering calls about everything from speeding violations to prostitution, this comedy brings viewers into the squad car. Within each episode, viewers can se...
Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

8
2003
Some members of the Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute pose nude for a charity calendar and cause controversy.

2002.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Zig Zag

Zig Zag

2002
A boy with a learning disability stole money from his boss to pay rent for his abusive father, who used the money to repay a loan shark.
TV
Kim Possible

Kim Possible

6.2
2002
Kim Possible is trying to save the world. Kim needs Ron Stoppable and her naked mole-rat by her side to make it home in time for cheerleading practice.
Run Ronnie Run

Run Ronnie Run

2002
A redneck with a knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

2001.

1 Movie
Zoolander

Zoolander

7.31
2001
It's time to clear the runway for the three-time male model of the year. "He's so hot right now, he's going to steal this year's award", says the hippie-chic. The young man could be turned into a kill...

2000.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Static Shock

Static Shock

8
2000
A person is fighting crime.
TV
Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

6.44
2000
There are three fast food items that have strange adventures.
Desperate But Not Serious

Desperate But Not Serious

2000
Lily is a twenty-something aspiring writer who receives an invitation to attend a wedding reception with Jonathan, a handsome entomologist who also happens to be the man of her dreams. The only proble...

1999.

2 Movies · 3 TV shows
Magnolia

Magnolia

6
1999
The San Fernando Valley has many interrelated characters.
TV
Futurama

Futurama

6.15
1999
The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an ...
TV
Batman Beyond

Batman Beyond

6.55
1999
Bruce Wayne's secret was discovered by a troubled teen. After his father is murdered by the man who now controls Wayne Enterprises, McGinnis is fitted into a high-tech Bat suit by Bruce Wayne, creatin...
TV
Home Movies

Home Movies

4
1999
A TV series about the life of an eight-year-old visionary who, using his friends, has managed to direct over a thousand homemade films. It doesn't feel strange because so many other kids' parents are ...
Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

9.5
1999
Kaufman was a comedian.

1998.

2 TV shows
TV
Comedy Central Presents

Comedy Central Presents

1998
These half-hour specials showcased some of the best up-and-coming comedians of the moment. The show was a pivotal stepping stone for many of today's stand-up stars.
TV
The King of Queens

The King of Queens

6.1
1998
Arthur has moved in with Doug and his wife, Carrie. Doug's home is no longer the king of his domain, it's now the king of Queens.

1997.

2 TV shows
TV
Emeril Live

Emeril Live

1997
Emeril Live was a program on The Cooking Channel hosted by Emeril Lagasse. It formerly aired on Food Network and Fine Living. Emeril Live featured many of the same elements as Emeril's other program,...
TV
The Weird Al Show

The Weird Al Show

1997
The Weird Al Show is a television show hosted by "Weird Al" Yankovic. Produced in association with Dick Clark Productions, it aired Saturday mornings on the CBS TV network from September to December 1...

1996.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Down Periscope

Down Periscope

1996
Tom Dodge was given one last chance to clean up his record. The submarine can barely keep afloat, so Dodge was assigned to it. Dodge's crew is going to be the enemy flagship in the upcoming war games,...
TV
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

5.67
1996
The biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture are discussed by The World's Fakest News Team.

1995.

4 TV shows
TV
MADtv

MADtv

1
1995
MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series originally inspired by Mad magazine. The one-hour show aired Saturday nights on Fox.
TV
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist

6.89
1995
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is an American animated series that originally ran on Comedy Central from May 28, 1995 to December 24, 1999—with a final set of three shelved episodes airing in 2002—s...
TV
NewsRadio

NewsRadio

1995
The office politics and interpersonal relationships among the staff of WNYX NewsRadio, New York's #2 news radio station.
TV
HBO Comedy Half Hour

HBO Comedy Half Hour

1995
The hottest comedy talents of the 1990s headline these solo half-hour stand-up specials.

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

6
1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity i...

1992.

1 TV show
TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

5.75
1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that initially aired from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. The fourth incarn...

1989.

2 TV shows
TV
The Simpsons

The Simpsons

6.22
1989
Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Hundreds of celebrities have guest ...
TV
Seinfeld

Seinfeld

5.99
1989
In New York City in the '90s, a stand-up comedian and his three offbeat friends deal with the pitfalls and payoffs of life. It's a show about nothing.

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
TV
The Sandman

The Sandman

The story of Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, and a group of powerful siblings is told in this adaptation.
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