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List Rules Vote up your favorite comedy movies released by indie film studios.

This list contains information on the best indie comedy movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best indie comedy films come in many forms. Some indie comedy movies find the hilarity in relationships while other good indie comedy films are coming of age comedies. A few of the best indie comedies even jumpstarted the careers of now-beloved filmmakers.

What films will you find on this top independent comedy movies list? Clerks has to be at the top. This 1994 movie introduced fans to writer-director Kevin Smith and his unique brand of slacker comedy. Fun Fact: Clerks was actually shot at the convenience and video store where Smith worked his day job. Juno is another hilarious indie comedy thanks in part to the snappy dialogue.

Movie-goers get to experience the day-to-day lives of vampires in
Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's mockumentary, What We Do in the Shadows. Other funny indie comedies featured on this list include Napoleon Dynamite, Rushmore, and The Squid and the Whale.

Which indie comedy do you think is the funniest? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Juno is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Lars and the Real Girl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Lars and the Real Girl Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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Clerks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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Rushmore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Rushmore Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Brian Cox

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(500) Days of Summer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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Sideways is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Sideways Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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Being John Malkovich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Being John Malkovich Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen

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What We Do in the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
What We Do in the Shadows Jemaine Clement, Rhys Darby, Taika Waititi

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Moonrise Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

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Secretary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Secretary Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader, Lesley Ann Warren

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The Royal Tenenbaums is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray

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Flirting with Disaster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Flirting with Disaster Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore, Téa Leoni

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The Squid and the Whale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Squid and the Whale Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

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Adventureland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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Me and You and Everyone We Kno... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Me and You and Everyone We Know John Hawkes, Miranda July, Tracy Wright

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Safety Not Guaranteed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Safety Not Guaranteed Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza, Jeff Garlin

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Annie Hall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added Annie Hall Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken

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Crystal Fairy & the Magical Ca... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Gepe

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Welcome to Me is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked

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Bottle Rocket is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added Bottle Rocket Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann

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Submarine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added Submarine Ben Stiller, Paddy Constantine, Sally Hawkins

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Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Cyrus Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly

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Paper Heart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Paper Heart Seth Rogen, Michael Cera, Demetri Martin

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The Overnight is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Overnight Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, R.J. Hermes

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I Dont Feel at Home in This Wo... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
I Dont Feel at Home in This World Anymore Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow

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It's a Disaster is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
It's a Disaster Julia Stiles, America Ferrera, David Cross

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Ruby Sparks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Ruby Sparks Annette Bening, Deborah Ann Woll, Humphrey Bogart

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The Comedy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Comedy Eric Wareheim, James Murphy, Tim Heidecker

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Tangerine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Tangerine Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian

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Small Apartments is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Small Apartments Billy Crystal, James Caan, Rebel Wilson

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Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
ChloeFletcher added Manhattan Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

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Drinking Buddies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Drinking Buddies Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick, Jason Sudeikis

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Life After Beth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Life After Beth Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly

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Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Wristcutters: A Love Story Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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Catfight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Catfight Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone

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The Intervention is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Intervention Katie Aselton, Mark Duplass, Steve Zissis

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Frances Ha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Frances Ha Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

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The Last Time You Had Fun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
The Last Time You Had Fun Eliza Coupe, Demetri Martin, Charlyne Yi

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Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indie Comedy Movies, Ranked
Wet Hot American Summer Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler