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Top 10 hilarious wedding movies for brides to be!

Hola Weddings put together a list of 10 hilarious wedding movies that will make you laugh lots and maybe cry a little. Grab your popcorn and keep reading!

If you are planning a destination wedding or recently joined a bridal party, this list is for you.

Discover the best movies about wedding planning to binge-watch, get the wedding inspiration you need, and have a laugh while working on the details of your big day!

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1. My best friend’s wedding

Wishin’ and hopin’ and thinkin’ for the perfect day

It is safe to say this is probably one of the best wedding movies of all time, and there are many reasons for it. Stellar acting, Oscar-winning cast, and a hilarious plot. Watch how a love triangle unfolds days away from the wedding date!

This movie will make you hate and love all the characters multiple times, to the point you won’t know what couple works best. And the wedding scene at the end is so beautiful.

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Why we love it?

Locations, flowers, dresses… this is the perfect portrait of a dream wedding, minus the romantic mishaps of the bride, groom, and bride of honor, of course!

Available on Amazon Prime and Vudu.

2. Sex and the City

It’s called fashion sweetie, look it up!

This movie is the culmination of an iconic TV love story, so it had to be GRAND! Watch as bride and bridesmaids plan one of the most iconic weddings in NY.

Amazing couture, beautiful venues, and a sad end to a gorgeous flower bouquet. A bittersweet story not to be missed.

Sex and the city - the movie is #2 on our top 10 wedding movies

Why we love it?

There is something about luxurious weddings that we love, and those Vivienne Westwood and Zac Posen gowns are to die for, do we need to say more?

You can still have your fairytale wedding even if you don’t have Mr. Big’s bank account. Read what a real bride has to say about this.

Available on HBO Max.

3. Coming to America

Where’s Queens at?

A rich African prince in need of a queen goes to New York in search of love. Pretty usual story right?

Well, watch all the trouble Eddie Murphy gets into in his quest for her perfect match, plus a lavish fantasy wedding scene with lots of pink in the end!

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Why we love it?

Eddie Murphy is a safe bet for comedy time. Watching him throwing royal tantrums gives you laughs for days! An oldie, but goodie.

Available on Amazon Prime and Vudu.

4. Mamma Mia!

The super trouper destination wedding!

A wedding on a Greek island? RSVP me yes! A bride-to-be tries to find her real father to walk her down the aisle, but a falling-apart hotel, inclement weather, and the family past are threatening to spoil the big day.

Why we love it?

Talk about inspiration for a boho-chic wedding? Just look at the relaxed aesthetic of the wedding decorations and dress code. That works perfectly for a destination wedding in the Caribbean!

Anyone noticed all the sweat Meryl Streep could have saved if she had only hired a wedding planner? You don’t really need to spend a lot of money, money, money to get a good one!

What about these 10 easy steps to planning a destination wedding ?

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Available on Peacock or Showtime.

5. Father of the bride

The real deal

The opposite of planning a destination wedding is to have your wedding at home! This movie perfectly portraits all the time, effort, and money needed to have a perfect wedding.

Watch as Steve Martin (father of the bride) loses his temper as he attempts to create the ultimate nuptials for his daughter, without breaking the bank.

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Why we love it?

Whether you watch the original 1950 version or the 1991 remake with Steve Martin, this movie will show you anything could go wrong even at the most perfectly planned wedding. (What? Snow the night before your outdoor wedding?). Also, we promise you laughs from start to finish.

If your plan is to save a bit but to party a lot, learn How Much a Destination Wedding in Mexico costs and 5 affordable wedding packages.

Available on Sling and Amazon Prime.

6. Bridesmaids

It’s a maid of honor kind of job

Feud within the bridal party? Watch a gang of the most comical squad of our era fight to win the attention spot.

This movie has everything: pure comedy, jealousy, a ruined bachelorette trip, and a dress-fitting scene to remember!

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Why we love it?

If you are a maid of honor, take notes! This movie covers most of the tasks you should help organize before the wedding day. Watch it with all the bridal parties as an ice-breaker, and take off the wedding preparations!

Available on fuboTV, Amazon Prime, and Peacock TV.

7. 27 Dresses

The one that fits

Being a maid of honor is not an easy task. Just ask Katherine Heigl! After the 27 times, she has served the title, it is now her turn to be in the center spotlight.

Watch the struggle of being the only single one among her circle, and finally finding ‘the one’.

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Why we love it?

This movie is pure inspiration and hope. It shows you that love is found in the most unexpected place and time. Plus, you get to see many types of weddings from different cultures. Never stop dreaming, girl!

Available on HBO, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

8. The wedding planner

It’s all about details

Wedding planning can be a tough world, especially when you fall in love with one of your clients!

Watch all the hard work of a businesswoman, battling between creating a perfect day for her couple and following her heart.

Why we love it?

Finally a movie about wedding planning! Learn all you need to take care of during your special day and why is it so important to hire a professional to handle every single detail, so you can focus on looking gorgeous, sharing with your guests, and keeping an eye on your groom, too! #wink

Make no mistakes, learn pro tips from a destination wedding planner!

Available on Peacock, Hulu Plus, Vudu and Amazon Instant.

9. Bridewars

A frenemies story

You set the day, booked the most exclusive wedding venue, and sent out the invites. All is coming together seamlessly, right?

Well, not really. Wait for the reception venue to announce you will share the most wonderful day of your life with your all-time best friend, now nemesis. A complete nightmare!

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Why we love it?

This movie shows how special dates, wedding destinations, and prime venues do book one, or even two years in advance. Trust us!

This is something all binders and scrapbooks you’ve been putting together since high school won’t solve, unlike a great wedding planner. Need any other reason to hire one?

Available on Amazon Instant, Amazon Prime and Vudu.

10. My big fat Greek wedding

Windex fixes everything, right? (not really!)

Marriages often bond together more than just a couple in love, they hold together their families with their own traditions and roots. When cultural backgrounds are extremes apart, catastrophe happens!

Watch this lovely couple go out of their way to accommodate their families’ needs, in the most laughable way. OPA!

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Why we love it?

Pleasing everyone IS HARD! But remember, it is your special day and while you should do as much as possible to make sure everyone feels welcome, you and your partner have the right to add or remove what doesn’t resonate with your day.

After all, it’s all about having fun and creating a lasting memory in your hearts!

Available on Netflix, HBO and Vudu.

AND BONUS!

11. Destination Wedding

There’s someone for everyone or nobody for anyone?

Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder, two singles traveling solo to a destination wedding at a place they don’t like, with people they don’t care about, to celebrate a bride and groom they hate, only to discover they also despise each other! We’ve all been there, right?

Watch as these two socially awkward strangers become almost friends while trying to not get eaten by a jaguar, or a cougar, or is it a mountain lion? You find out!

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Why we love it?

At some point, we all have felt like an outsider during a social event. That is why this movie is so relatable!

It’s so funny watching this couple being weird with each other while discovering, maybe they can have feelings after all?

If having a destination wedding is important to you, make sure you ask yourself these questions first!

Available on Amazon Prime and Hulu.

That’s our list of hilarious wedding movies! Which movie have you already watched? Which would you add? Do tell us!

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