All across the nation, botanical gardens are flowering, banquet halls are restocking china, and officiants are being instructed to cut “obey” from their scripts. Its wedding season! Once youve packed a carry-on with your best washable silk and hit up the online registry, reward yourself by streaming a nuptial comedy packed with catastrophes of the sort you (probably) hope your loved ones avoid on their big day.
When Betsy (Molly Ringwald) and Jake (Dylan Walsh) get engaged, Betsys contractor father, Eddie (Alan Alda), is determined to put on an elaborate wedding in order to impress Jakes family of wealthy WASPs. He raises the money to pay for it by making risky deals with questionable businesspersons—and tries to ignore the stress hes putting on both his wife and the bride.
In this remake of the 1950 film of the same title—starring Elizabeth Taylor as the bride, and Spencer Tracy as her father—Steve Martins George must come to terms with the surprise engagement of his daughter, Annie (Kimberly Williams), to a man shes only known for three months. Gently patriarchal high jinks ensue.
Muriel (Toni Collette) has a miserable life in Porpoise Spit, Australia, clinging to “friends” from high school who, it turns out, would prefer she not hang out with them anymore lest she lower their worth. When she chances upon a blank check from her parents account, she robs them to take an island vacation, where she reconnects with her old classmate Rhonda (Rachel Griffiths), eventually moving in with her in Melbourne and trying to start her life over as a winner.
In a career-defining role, Hugh Grant plays Charles, a floppy-haired singleton who, with his best friends, we follow through the titular events as they meet, flirt with, snog, and fall in and out of love with their fellow guests—particularly a very free-spirited American (Andie MacDowell) who keeps crossing Charless path.
Muriels Wedding director P.J. Hogan followed that triumph with this story of Julianne (Julia Roberts), a 27-year-old food critic who, years earlier, struck a deal with her best friend Michael (Dermot Mulroney) to be each others backup spouses if neither found true love. When Michael announces that hes engaged to Kimmy (Cameron Diaz), Julianne schemes to break them up and claim Michael for herself.
Novelist Harper (Taye Diggs) prepares to reunite with all his best college friends for the marriage of Lance (Morris Chestnut) and Mia (Monica Calhoun). The reunion gets tense for Harper as he worries about the imminent release of his novel, and whether his friends will recognize themselves, and events from their shared past, as he has barely fictionalized them.
Before co-creating Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Aline Brosh McKenna wrote the screenplay for this film about Jane (Katherine Heigl), whose 27-wedding career as a bridesmaid brings her to the attention of reporter Kevin (James Marsden). He wants to write a feature about her, but has come into her life just in time for her to be maid of honor when her sister (Malin ÅkermRead More – Source