Listen, experiencing pre-wedding jitters is a prerequisite to the big day—there's no escaping it. But, the best way to manage your temper tantrums, by far, is by spending quality time with your girl squad. Your gang will be there, every step of the way, supporting you, dolling you up, and reassuring you when you get cold feet. They're YOUR people. So, before you officially get a new last name—or not, if you choose to keep yours—watch your stress away with your bridesmaids. Below, we've rounded up the perfect movie list for you and your besties.
Well, you can't miss this one for the world. It's probably the most apt depiction of the relationship between you and your girlies—offering a balanced dose of love, tears, and laughter.
The Wedding Planner (2001)
When Mary Fiore, a wedding planner, is rescued by the handsome Steve Edison, she believes that she has found her true love. But, things get out of control when she learns that he is her client's fiancée. Now that tops the watchlist—what do you reckon, girls?
The Hangover (2009)
Yup, this one's a little male-centric (more for groomsmen), but nonetheless, it's a super fun watch, depicting all the craziness that ensues closer to the big day. Plus, if you're looking to have a SUPER memorable bachelorette party, take some cues from the guys.
Girls Trip (2017)
When Ryan is invited to speak at the annual Essence Festival, she perceives it as a chance to reconnect with her best friends Sasha, Lisa and Dina. Next thing you know, the girls set out on a trip to New Orleans! Basically, ZNMD vibes.
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
This film gives you a glimpse of what it is to be ultra-rich—the clothes, the venues, and yes, Araminta Lee's bachelorette party at 7-star beach resort Samsara Island, set amidst a white sand beach and soaring limestone cliffs.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
This one's all love. Picturesque views, nostalgic musicals, talented cast; it's everything you'd want in a wedding film.
Made of Honor (2008)
Hannah surprises Tom, her best friend who is secretly in love with her, with the news of her engagement to a wealthy man. Things take a complicated turn when she asks Tom to be her maid of honour. Gear up ladies, this one's a tearjerker.
Rough Night (2017)
When your bridesmaids' accidentally kill the male stripper, you know that you're in for a hell of a ride. This Scarlett Johansson-starrer is certainly worth a shot.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Well, yeah, another one from the male perspective, but a must-watch with your girlies. Two womanisers who love to gatecrash weddings find themselves in a fix when one of them falls in love with the bridesmaid at one such wedding.
Regan, Gena, and Katie plan a bachelorette party for their friend Becky. But, things take an unusual turn when the three of them get drunk and end up tearing and staining Becky's wedding dress. Oh my gosh—a bride's worst nightmare, perhaps?
Bride Wars (2009)
Two childhood best friends, who have made many plans together for their respective weddings, turn into sworn enemies in a race to get married before the other. We promise that this one ends well for both Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson.
27 Dresses (2008)
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, Jane is shocked when her younger sister announces her engagement to the man she loves. Meanwhile, she also meets a cynical journalist who has a hidden agenda. Go. Watch. Now.
Sex and the City (2008)
Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda will always be the best bridesmaids to your Carrie. And, if your 'Big' ends up getting cold feet, they shall kill him. Period.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
If you come from a conventional, seemingly packed, and semi-intrusive Indian family, this one's for you. But at heart, it's all about how the fam comes together to celebrate the wedding of one of their own. Plus, it also highlights the coming together of people from different cultural backgrounds.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
In this old but gold film, Julianne is shocked when she learns that her best friend Michael is soon getting married. Overcome with a surge of mixed emotions, she makes up her mind to sabotage his wedding and make him her own. The cast—Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, and Cameron Diaz—won't disappoint.
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