The funniest small town movies offer not only laughs but also colorful characters and charming settings. By placing their stories away from big cities, top small town comedies are able to mine laughs from a laid-back way of life, the way people in less populated towns tend to be in each other's business, and the interesting little quirks that you often find when you step away from metropolitan areas. Movies like Groundhog Day and Fargo simply wouldn't work as well if they took place in major cities, which puts them in the running for the best small town comedy. They depend on the flavor that a small town setting brings.
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- 20Mystic Pizza is a 1988 American coming-of-age film directed by Donald Petrie. It stars... more
- 12My Blue Heaven is a 1990 comedy film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Nora Ephron and... more
- 22My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice... more
- 21Nothing but Trouble is a 1991 American horror comedy film directed by Dan Aykroyd. A... more
- 24Runaway Bride is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, and stars... more
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- 14Young Adult is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman, from a screenplay... more
- 51Bernie is a 2012 black comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, and written by Linklater and... more
- 21Extra Ordinary is a 2019 Irish horror comedy film directed by Mike Ahern and Edna Loughman.... more
- 21Sword of Trust is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Lynn Shelton. Cynthia (Jillian Bell)... more
- 21The Death of Dick Long is a 2019 black comedy-drama film directed and produced by Daniel... more
- 10Feel the Beat is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Elissa Down. April (Sofia Carson), a... more