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The Best Comedy Movies Set in Boston

Updated April 3, 2019 278 votes 14 voters21 items

List RulesThe comedy movie must be primarily set in Boston.

There have been quite a few hilarious comedy movies set in Boston. It's a beautiful city with enthusiastic, colorful citizens. That makes it an ideal setting for a funny story. The best comedy films based in Boston take many forms. Some are about sports, given the city's love for its teams. Others have a fantasy spin. Still, others contain a touch of romance or action with their humor.

The funniest movie based in Boston will be determined by the help of your votes. Vote up the best Boston comedies that made you laugh the most. If we missed any films showing the city's comedic side, add them to the list, then check back to see how others are rating them. 

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    Ted

    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg
    Ted is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. The screenplay by MacFarlane,...  more
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    The Heat

    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy
    The Heat is a 2013 American buddy cop comedy film written by Katie Dippold and directed by...  more
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    Ted 2

    Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman
    Ted 2 is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and written by...  more
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    The Game Plan

    Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Tisdale
    The Game Plan is a 2007 American family sports comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and...  more
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    R.I.P.D.

    R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American science fiction action comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest in Peace Department by Peter M. Lenkov. The film also stars Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stéphanie Szostak, and Marisa Miller.

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    Celtic Pride

    Larry Bird, Deion Sanders
    Celtic Pride is a 1996 American comedy written by Judd Apatow and Colin Quinn, and directed by...  more
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    What's Your Number?

    Anna Faris, Chris Evans
    What's Your Number? is a 2011 romantic comedy film starring Anna Faris and Chris Evans. It is...  more
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    Zookeeper

    Sylvester Stallone, Cher
    Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the...  more
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    Fever Pitch

    Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon
    Fever Pitch is a 2005 Farrelly brothers romantic comedy film starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy...  more
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    Once Around

    Holly Hunter, Richard Dreyfuss
    Once Around is a 1991 romantic comedy-drama film about a young woman who falls for and...  more
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    I Don't Know How She Does It

    Christina Hendricks, Sarah Jessica Parker
    I Don't Know How She Does It is a 2011 American comedy film based on Allison Pearson's novel...  more
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    Infinitely Polar Bear

    Zoe Saldana, Mark Ruffalo
    Infinitely Polar Bear is a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Maya Forbes, and...  more
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    Free Fire

    Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer
    Free Fire is a 2016 British action-comedy film directed by Ben Wheatley. Set in Boston in...  more
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    Love, Rosie

    Lily Collins, Sam Claflin
    Love, Rosie is a 2014 British-German romantic comedy-drama film directed by Christian Ditter,...  more
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    The Brink's Job

    Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands
    The Brink's Job is a 1978 film directed by William Friedkin and starring Peter Falk, Peter...  more
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    Next Stop Wonderland

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne
    Next Stop Wonderland is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Brad Anderson and...  more
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    Why Stop Now

    Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan
    Predisposed is a 2012 comedy drama film written by Ron Nyswaner and directed by Phil Dorling...  more
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    Here Comes the Groom

    Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman
    Here Comes the Groom is a 1951 musical romantic comedy film produced and directed by Frank...  more
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    That Darn Cat

    Christina Ricci, Dyan Cannon
    That Darn Cat is a 1997 mystery comedy film starring Christina Ricci and Doug E. Doug. It is a...  more
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    My Best Friend's Girl

    Kate Hudson, Alec Baldwin
    My Best Friend's Girl is a 2008 romantic comedy film by Howard Deutch and stars Dane Cook,...  more
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    Fuzz

    Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds
    Fuzz is a 1972 film directed by Richard A. Colla....  more