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The Top 10 Funny Wedding Movies To Watch

Planning a wedding can be stressful. Take a load off and enjoy some harmless hijinks by checking out the top 10 funny wedding movies to watch right now. From classics to new gems, this list has it all.

10. Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers, a 2005 blockbuster movie starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, follows the mishaps and adventures of John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, two self-proclaimed womanizers who crash weddings to take advantage of the romantic opportunities.

Guided by “wedding crashing rules,” the two have a falling out when Beckwith falls for Clair Cleary (Rachel McAdams), and Grey is left with her “stage-five-clinger” of a sister, Gloria (Isla Fisher).

9. Father of the Bride

Father of the Bride, a 1991 classic starring Steve Martin as George Banks, follows a father reluctant to let his daughter go as she gets married. After George’s daughter returns from studying abroad with a fiancé as a souvenir, the wedding planning begins, and so does the hilarity.

This must-watch film explores the father-daughter dynamic with tons of comedic scenes.

8. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding, a 2002 hit, explores the unique struggles of marrying outside your nationality. Nia Vardalos stars in this film as Toula, whose family worries about her single status as she turns 30—until she falls for a non-Greek man. The couple goes through hilarious trials and tribulations as Toula’s father and family struggle to accept a non-Greek man (who also happens to be a vegetarian!) into the family.

7. My Best Friend’s Wedding

A 1997 classic, My Best Friend’s Wedding follows the story of childhood best friends who agreed to marry each other if they were single by the time they turned 28. Mere days before Julianne Potter (Julia Roberts) turns 28, Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney) announces he’s engaged to a young woman.

The funny film follows Potter on her journey to put a stop to the wedding, despite being the maid of honor.

6. 27 Dresses

Released in 2008, 27 Dresses quickly became a classic wedding comedy. In this beloved rom-com, Jane (Katherine Heigl) struggles to put her own needs before others. A playful take on the trope of “always a bridesmaid, never a bride,” Jane finds herself planning a wedding for the man Jane loves and her very own sister.

Through many hilarious and devastating mishaps, Jane finds the love of her life and finally puts all 27 of her past bridesmaid dresses to use in her own wedding.

5. Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 film that skyrocketed to the top of the charts upon release. It follows a couple traveling to Singapore to attend a friend’s wedding. As Rachel (Constance Wu) and Nick (Henry Golding) attend parties and luxurious events, they also explore the depths of dating outside your social class and the many obstacles of jealousy, bad intentions, and heartbreak that come with true love.

Eventually, the couple gains blessings from important family and friends and becomes engaged themselves.

4. Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! is a film from 2008 that sang and danced its way into the hearts of millions. Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), a young woman on her journey to finding herself, invites three men who could potentially be her father to her wedding—all without alerting her mother, Donna (Meryl Streep).

The secrets and surprises turn into situations that make you burst out laughing. This musical is sure to shed some comedy on the traditional wedding movie.

3. Bride Wars

Released in 2008, Bride Wars became a quick classic. The story follows two childhood best friends who spent hours planning their weddings together as kids. What was once a friendly childhood fantasy quickly turns into an all-out war and race to the alter. Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Liv (Kate Hudson) clash over wedding planning details and struggle to maneuver vendor and location mishaps.

Wedding sabotage leads to hilarious moments throughout the film. This is a must-see movie that highlights friendship, the stress of wedding planning, and the complexities of love in all its forms.

2. The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer follows Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler), a professional singer for weddings who is engaged and planning his own wedding. After befriending Julia (Drew Barrymore), a waitress, and promising to sing at her wedding, he quickly realizes that Julia’s fiancé is not the best guy.

Eventually, the two begin to fall in love after Robbie experiences his own heartbreak. This film, which was released in 1998, finds moments of hilarity amidst sticky situations and hidden feelings.

1. Bridesmaids

This 2011 star-studded comedy follows Annie Walker (Kristen Wig), a single woman, on her journey as a maid of honor for her best (and only) real friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph). The movie takes you on a journey to meet the rest of Lillian’s bridesmaids and follows them on hilarious adventures.

Through dress shopping diarrhea and an eventful bachelorette party in Las Vegas, the group navigates friendships, clashing personalities, and insecurities. This is a must-watch comedy.

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Everyday Bride

Freelance Writer
August 17, 2021

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