The Top 10 Wedding Movies to See
November 23, 2009
If you're in the mood for a wedding movie, look no further - here are some of the most popular wedding flicks. Comedies, romance, and bridezillas galore.
1) Father of the Bride (1991) (Steve Martin, Diane Keaton)
George's only daughter has decided to marry, but he is not yet ready for his little girl to grow up. He tries to deal with all the craziness of the wedding planning.
"Armani don't also make 'polyaster'."- Franck Eggelhoffer
2) My Best Friend's Wedding (Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett)
Michael and Julianne have been close friends for years, but when Michael tells her he is suddenly getting married to a woman named Kimberly, Julianne realizes that she really loves him and tries everything to break the couple up before the big day.
"Crème brûlée can never be Jell-O. YOU could never be Jell-O." - Julianne Potter
3) The Wedding Singer (Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore)
Robbie Hart is a wedding singer who gets stood up at his own wedding by his fiance, Linda. He becomes friends with Julia, a waitress at the wedding receptions where he performs, and they start to fall for each other. But, she is engaged to Glenn and she asks Robbie to help her plan her wedding. In the process, Robbie finds out that Glenn really isn't interested in Julia and he tries to show her what her fiance is really like.
4) My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Nia Vardalos)
Toula is a greek woman who falls in love at college. She tries to get her large family to accept her marriage to Ian, a non-greek man, while he learns a lot about her greek heritage.
"Put some windex on it."- Gus Portokalos
5) Wedding Crashers (Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken)
John and Jeremy, lifelong friends and business partners, whose favorite hobby is crashing weddings. They can charm their way into any wedding and usually become a big hit at each wedidng. At the biggest event of the year, a wedding for the daughter of the US Treasury Secretary, John ends up falling for one of the sisters, Claire, while Jeremy ends up with the sex-crazed sister, Gloria. He and Jeremy must survive the weekend at their family estate.
"I feel totally ridiculous. Like why do I have to be in camouflage? So the big bad quail doesn't see me?" - Jeremy Grey
6) Bride Wars (Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway)
What would you do if both you and your maid of honor were getting married on the same day... at the same time? This is what happens with Liv and Emma, best friends who become enemies and try to sabotage each other's wedding.
"You don't alter Vera to fit you; you alter yourself to fit Vera." - Liv
7) Corpse Bride (Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter)
In this Tim Burton film, there is an arranged marriage between Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot. After messing up his vows at the wedding rehearsal, Victor goes into the forest to practice and puts the ring on a twig, but it is actually the hand of a corpse. Victor ends up in the land of dead with his new corpse bride, Emily. He tries to find a way back, while Victoria is anxiously waiting.
"There's an eye in me soup." - Finnis Everglot
8) Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell)
Charles, a British bachelor, meets an American woman named Carrie at a friend's wedding and falls for her. She returns to America, but their paths continue to cross at other friend's weddings and a funeral.
"The great advantage of having a reputation for being stupid: People are less suspicious of you." - Tom
9) Runaway Bride (Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack)
Ike Graham is a New York columnist who was fired for writing an article that was not fact-based and had many errors. To get his job back, he decides to write a full fact article about Maggie, a woman who has become well known for her many failed relationships and has left men standing at the altar. While he researches her during her fourth attempt at marriage, they end up falling for each other... but will she get cold feet again?
"I love Eggs Benedict, I hate every other kind. I hate big weddings with everybody staring. I'd like to get married on a weekday while everybody's at work. And when I ride off into the sunset, I want my own horse." - Maggie Carpenter
10) 27 Dresses (Katherine Heigl, James Marsden)
Jane is a career-oriented woman who never says "no", plans friend's weddings, and has been a bridesmaid 27 times... but never the bride. She is secretly in love with her boss, George, but he ends up falling for her younger sister, Tess. Jane must deal with the stress of planning their wedding, attempt to voice her true feelings for George, and deal with Kevin, a reporter who finds Jane attractive.
"I feel like I just found out my favorite love song was written about a sandwich." - Jane