Planning a wedding can be really stressful. Your days can be full of organizing, thinking about small details that matter, and you want everything to be perfect. What can be better for you than to relax by watching movies? You deserve a break and wedding movies can even make you laugh.
From romantic dramas to comedies – these are the best movies we recommend you to watch before your wedding day.
Father of the Bride (1991)
George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife Nina played by Diane Keaton are proud of their daughter Annie (Kimberly Williams). However, when she returns from studying abroad and announces she is getting married, everything changes. You will enjoy watching scenes with her overprotective father, meeting in-laws, and wedding planning with interesting planners and assistants.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
A beautiful comedy about the Portokalos family. They are all worried about Toula (Nia Vardalos). who is still unmarried in her ‘30s, working at the restaurant that is owned by her parents: Guy, played by Michael Constantine and Maria (Lainie Kazan). When she meets Ian (Jonh Corbett) who is not Greek, working as a teacher, everything changes for the Portokalos family.
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Mary Fiore (Jenifer Lopez) is a famous wedding planner. However, while she makes the best weddings for others, she is single with no love at sight. Everything changes when she is saved by handsome pediatrician Steve Edison, played by Matthew McConaughey. What she didn’t know is that is was falling in love with the groom.
My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
This is a wonderful comedy about two childhood friends Julianne (Julia Roberts) and Michael (Dermot Mulroney). They have made a pact of marrying each other if they stay single by age 28. However, when Michael announces he is getting married to young Kimberly, played by Cameron Diaz, just a few days ahead of his 28th birthday, Julianne tries her best to stop the wedding.
Bride Wars (2009)
Best friends Liv (Kate Hudson) and Emma played by Anne Hathaway are dreaming of their weddings since they were little girls. They wanted it in the same place, the Plaza Hotel. They got it all organized until a mistake occurs – their wedding dates clash and their inner bridezillas are waking up, threatening to ruin their friendship.
Annie (Kristen Wiig) is single, jobless, and pretty much in a mess. When her best friend asks her to be her maid of honor, she finds herself confused among the duties she has to do. That is when the competition with other bridesmaids start.
27 Dresses (2008)
Jane (Katherine Heigl) always puts others’ needs in front of her own. That is why she was bridesmaids 27 times. However, the problem occurs when she needs to stand by her sister’s side, while she marries a man Jane secretly loves.
Runaway Bride (1999)
Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) is well known as the runaway bride. When journalist Ike Graham (Richard Gere) follows her to her hometown to get a story about her new wedding, he is convinced she will run away again.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Donna (Meryl Streep) is an independent hotelier in the Greek islands. She is preparing for her daughter’s (Amanda Seyfried) wedding, but her daughter has other plans in mind. She invites three men from her mother’s past to discover who her real father is.
The Proposal (2009)
While being faced with the deportation to Canada, book editor Margaret Tate says she is engaged to her assistant (Ryan Reynolds). He agrees to help her, but he has some conditions of his own.
This Is 40 (2012)
This is a story about Pete (Paul Rudd) and his wife Debbie (Leslie Mann). They realize what being 40 means. They went through a three-week course of sex, romance, aging parenting, and maturing children.
The Wedding Singer (1998)
Robbie (Adam Sendler) has the most romantic job in the world – he is a wedding singer. However, he is single, left by the altar, and heartbroken. Then he meets Julia (Drew Barrymore) who is planning a wedding and needs his help.
4 Weddings & A Funeral (1994)
Charles (Hugh Grant) always seems to attend weddings with his close group of friends. When he meets Carrie (Amy MacDowell) he thought it is love at the first sight. He keeps running at her at the rest of the weddings, but they couldn’t find time for themselves to be alone.
Meet The Parents (2000)
Greg (Ben Stiller) wants to marry his long-time girlfriend. However, before he even proposes he meets her parents. Pam’s (Teri Polo) father is very suspicious and becomes a nightmare for Greg.
The Wedding Date (2005)
When Kat Ellis (Debra Messing) is invited to her sister’s wedding she hires a professional male escort to pose as her boyfriend. However, what should be a strict business, becomes more than they can expect.
About Time (2013)
Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) finds out the family secret – he can travel in time. He wants to change it, but then he realizes he can’t change everything that happened.
Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
After 25 years of the perfect marriage, Emily (Julianne Moore) asks for a divorce. Her husband (Steve Carell) is faced with it and has to navigate to being single with a help of a young bachelor friend.
Blue Valentine (2010)
Dean (Ryan Gosling) and Cindy (Michelle Williams) are a working-class married couple. The movie is a chart of their relationship – crisscrossed between the time.
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
It took one year for Tom (Jason Segel) to propose to his girlfriend (Emily Blunt). When she gets an offer for a job, the wedding gets postponed, and Tom has to quit his job. After four years, he is still unemployed in Michigan and his frustrations boil.
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
A romantic comedy, based on a bestselling book, follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) and her fiance Nick (Henry Golding) to Singapore where she is about to meet his rich family.
Monster In-Law (2005)
Charlotte (Jenifer Lopez) was looking for Mr. Right until she meets Kevin (Michael Vartan). However, when it comes the time to meet his mother, Charlotte realizes that she is the woman from her nightmares who is afraid to lose her son.