These classic films are full of inspiration for bachelorette parties.
There are many ways to host a bachelorette party today. There are many options for gathering your best friends and bridesmaids for a memorable pre-wedding party. Bachelorette groups, regardless of where they are located, want to have fun and keep the group lively with events such as boozy brunches or brewery tours and Instagram-worthy photoshoots.
You may need to take a break from all the excitement at the bachelorette party and watch a relaxed movie. While you can enjoy the party with wine and Netflix as people arrive, you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the weekend by relaxing in your matching PJs while lounging on the couch. If you have a busy schedule, you could host a pre-bachelorette movie evening with your closest and dearest friends to get inspired (and excited) by classic friendship movies.
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You can choose to relax in a cabin, enjoy the sunshine at the beach or keep it simple in your home. These bachelorette-themed movies are available for purchase or subscription on streaming services.
Rebel Wilson plays a bride who wants her New York City bachelorette to be relatively civilized. But when her jealous bridesmaids (Kirsten Dust and Isla Fischer) try to ruin her wedding gown by trying to fit in it simultaneously, the party becomes a mission to save the gown. The ladies’ night includes lots of alcohol, strippers and ex-boyfriends, as well as a lot of cursing. One bridesmaid nearly misses the wedding because she was taking medication…
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The Best Night Ever (2013)
When everything seems to be going wrong, four women band together to make the most of a Las Vegas bachelorette. The bride-to-be (Desiree) and her three bridesmaids (Samantha Colburn and Crista Flanagan) are mugged and kicked out of a strip bar by Eddie Richard. They then get beaten up by a female gelatin wrestle champ, and the entire night is captured on tape. This is a warning that you might want to keep your phone off during certain parts of your bachelorette weekend.
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When Maya Rudolph’s best friend gets engaged, Kristen Wiig, a frazzled maid-of-honor, takes control and leads a group of quirky bridesmaids (Rose Byrne (link), Ellie Kemper (data source=”inlineLink”) and Wendi McLendon Covey (data-type=”internalLink”). There is much to laugh about, from a dress that was too short to fit a Las Vegas bachelorette celebration that is rerouted to Wyoming. You and your bridesmaids will enjoy this classic comedy as you laugh loudly at your favorite lines.
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Girls Trip 2017
Although they are not planning any nuptials, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish play Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett, and Jada Pinkett. After diverging their lives, they play college besties who reunite at Essence Fest in New Orleans. The vacation is an Oprah-like lifestyle expert speaking at the annual festival, features party nights in New Orleans, a zipline ride on Bourbon Street that gets unexpectedly wet, and the infamous grapefruit scene.
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Rough Night (2017)
Scarlett Johansson and Scarlett Johansson are four of their bachelorette friends who attempt to recreate their college days. The group meets with Kate McKinnon, the future bride’s Australian friend, at a nightclub and takes too many photos. They then return to the beach to wait for a male stripper to arrive. However, the festivities turn sour when some partygoers accidentally kill the stripper. The ladies try to cover their tracks and make the most of the last chance to get the ring before they die.
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Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)
Take a cosmo to watch Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) continue her journey with her three best friends, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davies, and Cynthia Nixon, in the city that never sleeps. Although your big day will go off much more smoothly than Mr. Big (Chris Noth’s) planned nuptials at New York Public Library in Manhattan, the movie sequel to the hit HBO series still offers bachelorette-worthy levels of glamour and glitz. Carrie hosts a casual bachelorette party with Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda. Miranda also attends a chic rehearsal dinner at N.Y.C. Hotspot Buddakan and a relaxing honeymoon to Mexico–although she does most of it in bed after (spoiler warning) being left at the altar.
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Magic Mike (2012)
Magic Mike can be brought into your home for a fraction of the price if you aren’t in Las Vegas to see the real deal. This male stripper comedy is inspired by Channing Tatum’s true-life experience as a male dancer. Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey perform lap dances while rocking banana hammocks and strutting their stuff in front of screaming women clubgoers. Double the fun with Magic MikeXXL by turning up the volume as Tatum dances to “Pony”.
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The Hangover (2009)
Although this one is geared towards men, it’s not complete without the humor that inspired the modern pre-wedding party movie. This is especially true if you are throwing a coed bash. Before he gets married, Doug (Justin Bartha) brings along his best friends, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms, as well as his strange future brother-in-law, Zach Galifianakis, for a night in Sin City. His brother-in-law, Doug (Justin Bartha), ups the ante by drugging the group and sending the Wolfpack on an evening they don’t recall. They lose Doug, pay Ken Jeong their debt, and then make it to California to marry. All the while trying to remember their steps from the previous night.
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