The 10 Best Movies About Weddings To Get You in a Marital Mood

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer (1998)
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Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or you just enjoy the lure of a good time, weddings are a giant leap into a new life of celebration and love. Wedding movies are perfect for setting the tone and grooming the mood before you say “yes” to forever. If you’re up for romantic comedies and the classic dramas of the silver screen, these wedding movies will get you mushy and set you in the mood of marital bliss.

1. Father of the Bride (1991)

Steve Martin and Kimberly Williams-Paisley in Father of the Bride (1991)

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While his beloved daughter plans her dream wedding, a nervous father (Steve Martin, starring as George Banks) struggles to deal with losing his little girl to marriage. Father of the Bride explores the emotional father-daughter relationship through a funny and heartwarming storyline that gets you reeling in laughter and your eyes all misty.

2. 27 Dresses (2008)

Katherine Heigl in 27 Dresses (2008)

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How does it feel to have attended the twenties of weddings but never yours? If you love weddings, been to many but have never had one, this movie could get your emotions jiggy. 27 Dresses is a movie of happy endings, and you should see it if you love romance and a good life.

3. My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)

Cameron Diaz and Julia Roberts in My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

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Besties are better loved platonically, you’d say? Not for this woman (Julia Robert) who realizes she’s been in love with her best friend just as he’s about to wed someone else. The story explores the theme of the late realization of the true meaning of human emotions until some defining, eureka moments.

4. The Wedding Planner (2001)

Jennifer Lopez and Kathy Najimy in The Wedding Planner (2001)

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The Wedding Planner has fallen in love with the groom she’s planning a wedding for, and as annoying as that may make you feel, this movie follows a heartfelt storyline and beautiful scenery that glues you to the screen while promising a good laugh.

5. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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Starring Hugh Grant as Charles, Four Weddings and a Funeral follows a man who attended four weddings and a funeral within a year. The dialogue of this movie is both witty and edgy, while the scripting unfurls the joys of heartbreaking love.

6. Bridesmaids (2011)

Maya Rudolph in Bridesmaids (2011)

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Featuring an all-star cast led by Kristen Wiig, a group of bridesmaids go on a wild ride preceding their friends’ wedding. Bridesmaids is a classic for the way it brilliantly serves raunchy humor and characters that are relatable. In addition, the movie promises to brighten your mood with its hilarious shenanigans.

7. The Wedding Singer (1998)

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer (1998)

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The Wedding Singer brings to the fore the story of love that breaks the crystal glass of classism. Adam Sandler is a wedding singer who is left at the altar and can’t perform at weddings anymore until a waitress (Drew Barrymore) helps get him back in the groove. The movie is set in the 80s, blending soundtracks that evoke nostalgia for the good old days.

8. The Princess Bride (1987)

Cary Elwes and Robin Wright in The Princess Bride (1987)

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Love is never enough is the central theme of this classic, as two lovers find themselves separated by an unavoidable fate. The Princess Bride delicately explores the power of true love in the finest yet most complicated forms.

9. Muriel’s Wedding (1994)

Rachel Griffiths, Roz Hammond, Belinda Jarrett, and Sophie Lee in Muriel's Wedding (1994)

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This movie shows the complexities of romantic relationships and how the power of friendship can weather any storm. Muriel’s Wedding explores the life of a young woman who dreams of getting married and forever leaving behind the bland life of her boring small town. You’ll find laughter and heartbreaks as the scenes unfurl.

10. Love Actually (2003)

Love Actually (2003)

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Love Actually will leave you fuzzy inside. It is a romantic comedy that breaks into the complex dimensions of multiple love relationships between couples as they navigate a joint holiday season. If you want in on a movie journey that touches on scenarios of romantic ties while blending glamour with heartwarming moments and reeling humor, you should see Love Actually. It’s worth the time.

What do you think? Is this list amazing, or do you have an awesome film suggestion about weddings that deserves a place on this list?

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