The Top 30 Wedding Films of All Time
Stuck at home, self-isolating from the Coronavirus? Whether the kids are off school, or you’re ill in bed, here are 30 of the best wedding films you can watch that feature beautiful wedding scenes…
Father of the Bride, 1991 (PG)
A father finds himself very reluctant to let go of his eldest daughter, who’s wedding day is fast approaching. Relatable, down-to-earth, and full of genuine humour. This wedding film is a true classic.
Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1994 (R/15)
A young bachelor realises he may have finally discovered love, over the course of ‘four weddings and a funeral’. This is the wittiest British rom-com you’ll ever see.
Runaway Bride, 1999 (PG)
A New York reporter writes an article about a ‘runaway bride’ who has left a number of fiancés at the altar, only to fall in love with her himself. A true wedding classic; this is good, clean fun.
My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997 (PG-13)
Days before her best friend’s wedding, Julianne realises that she’s in love with the groom and tries everything to stop the wedding and make him her own. A delight to watch, and one of the funniest comedy wedding films of the decade.
Bridesmaids, 2011 (R/15)
Rivalry starts between a maid of honour and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride’s best friend. Absolutely hilarious. This is what a true Rom-com is all about.
Wedding Crashers, 2005 (R/15)
Two serial womanizers love sneaking into weddings to get women, but they’re completely unprepared when one of them actually falls in love. A great summer comedy with fantastic acting and witty lines. Truly hilarious.
The Five-Year Year Engagement, 2012 (R/15)
After proposing to his girlfriend, a manner of unexpected events keep happening and delay their big day. A fun, down-to-earth comedy, and very relatable.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 2002 (PG)
A young Greek woman, Toula, falls in love with a non-Greek man and has to persuade her family to accept him. A very funny and uplifting wedding film. We can’t fault it! If you’re looking for more after this, the sequel is also a must-watch.
Mamma Mia, 2008 (PG-13)
Bride-to-be, Sophie, secretly invites three of her mother’s ex-lovers to her wedding, one of which she hopes is her father. Using music by the popular 1970s group ABBA, this brilliant film will take you on a journey like no other. A must-see for ABBA fans, and will definitely make you want a destination wedding!
Bride Wars, 2009 (PG)
When two best friends schedule their weddings on the same day, all havoc breaks loose. Hilarious and good fun. This is a real chick-flick wedding film.
27 Dresses, 2008 (PG-13)
Jane, who’s been a bridesmaid 27 times, is secretly in love with her boss. When she finds out that her sister is going to marry him, she struggles to accept the idea of standing by her side. Cute, romantic, witty and light-hearted!
The Proposal, 2009 (PG-13)
When a hard-driving boss is threatened with deportation to Canada, she forces her young assistant to marry her so she can stay in the U.S. Refreshingly relatable and genuinely funny. This wedding film is a must-see.
Crazy Rich Asians, 2018 (PG-13)
New Yorker, Rachel, is invited to meet her boyfriend’s family in Singapore, only to discover his family is very, very wealthy. Great characters and the most lavish wedding you could ever imagine!
Bride and Prejudice, 2004 (PG-13)
Following the lives of four unmarried Indian daughters, this is a brilliant, modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and Prejudice. A Bollywood classic; this film is lively and vibrant, with exceptional dancing.
The Wedding Planner, 2001 (PG-13)
A very successful wedding planner breaks the most important rule and falls in love with the groom. A feel-good romantic comedy, it has everything you could ask for!
Made of Honor, 2008 (PG-13)
Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. When Hannah gets engaged, she asks Tom to be her ‘maid of honour’, but doesn’t realise that he is secretly in love with her. Cute and romantic, this movie will make you want to get married in Scotland yourself!
Revenge of the Bridesmaids, 2010 (PG-13)
Two women plan to get revenge on the woman who’s marrying their friend’s ex-boyfriend. A classic chick-flick and very funny.
The Hangover, 2009 (PG-13)
Three friends wake up the morning after a bachelor party in Las Vegas, having no memory of the night before. Oh, and the groom is missing. Absolutely hilarious, and great chemistry; this wedding film is comedy gold.
Meet the Parents, 2000 (PG-13)
Before proposing to his girlfriend, male nurse, Greg Focker, decides to meet her parents. Unfortunately for Greg, her father is a complete nightmare. A hilarious comedy that you’ll want to watch over and over again. Plus, who doesn’t love a bit of De Niro?
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, 2004 (PG)
Princess Mia faces a new revelation; she cannot be made queen of Genovia unless she marries. And she only has 30 days to find a suiter! This feel-good wedding film is great for all the family.
Shrek, 2001 (PG)
A grumpy ogre finds his swamp has been taken over by all the fairytale creatures. After finding out that Lord Farquad exiled them, Shrek is sent on a dangerous quest to rescue a princess and get his swamp back. A classic movie that everyone must see.
Shrek 2, 2004 (PG)
Princess Fiona’s parents invite her and Shrek to dinner in Far, Far Away, to celebrate their marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres! A fantastic sequel and a great family favourite.
Freaky Friday, 2003 (PG)
In this Lindsay Lohan classic, mother and daughter just can’t seem to get along. One freaky Friday, they discover they’ve switched bodies and are forced to live eachother’s lives. A funny, light-hearted and uplifting film for all ages.
Ella Enchanted, 2004 (PG)
Yet another Anne Hathaway movie that is pure gold. Ella is ‘gifted’ by a fairy and finds herself under a spell of obedience. She must obey everything she’s told to do. Hiding this from her family, she sets off to protect the prince of the land and break the spell. A sweet, funny family film, filled with magic.
Cinderella, 1950 (U)
When Cinderella’s evil stepmother keeps her from going to the Royal Ball, she gets some help from her Fairy Godmother, and a pair of fun-loving mice. A real classic, must-see Disney film.
The Princess and the Frog, 2009 (U)
A hard-working waitress wants to fulfil her dreams and own her very own restaurant. After a prince is turned into a frog, Tiana is set on a journey to help turn him back into a human being. But when she kisses him, she finds herself with the exact same problem! A down-to-earth and very funny Disney classic, just as we would expect.
Tangled Ever After, 2012 (U)
In this Short, Rapunzel and Flynn prepare for their magnificent wedding day. However, their companions, Maximus and Pascal, find they’ve lost the wedding rings! A wonderful short sequel, this is funny and uplifting movie is great for all kids.
101 Dalmatians, 1996 (U)
When an evil fashion designer wants to make an extravagant fur coat, she sets out to steal a hundred and one Dalmatian puppies. Fortunately for the puppies, things go horribly wrong! A hilarious family favourite with one of the cutest wedding scenes. Oh, and the dogs get married too!
Robin Hood, 1973 (U)
A brilliant Disney rendition of the classic Robin Hood legend. Follow the hero of Sherwood Forest as he takes from the rich and gives to the poor, and finds love along the way! A fun-loving film for both kids and adults.
The Corpse Bride, 2005 (PG)
A shy groom rehearses his wedding vows in the woods. Unbeknown to him, a deceased young lady is listening in. Assuming he has married her, she rises from her grave. A beautiful story about true love and kindness, this is one for the whole family.
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