From the article: Stand-up on Film: 10 Movies About Stand-up Comedy
If you've got a favorite movie about stand-up comedy -- or even a favorite stand-up scene in any movie -- here's the place to chime in and share your opinions. Whether it's on this list or not, tell us what your favorite stand-up movie is and why. Share Your Favorites
1964 The Patsy/Jerry lewis
- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058456/plotsummary ad feedback When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time
- —Guest david nankoff
- While I enjoyed Funny People, I thought it made stand-up seem too easy. Seth Rogan has been doing stand-up for a bit and is "discovered" by Sandler and suddenly his life is cake and he gets to open for a world famous comedian... Not accurate. But I loved the way Apatow handled the competiveness of comedy between Rogen, Hill and Silverman, without beating you over the head with it.
- —Guest Spencer