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Bridesmaids (I) (2011)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  13 May 2011 (USA)
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Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.

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Annie (Kristen Wiig), is a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some strong sexuality, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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13 May 2011 (USA)  »

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Damas en guerra  »

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Budget:

$32,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,247,410 (USA) (13 May 2011)

Gross:

$169,076,745 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Trivia

Final film of American actress Jill Clayburgh, who died the year before release. See more »

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After her accident, Annie is picked up by the guy in the Porsche - when he drives off with her, the scenery in the back suddenly changes, including the weather. See more »

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Brynn: [describing her free tattoo] It's a Mexican drinking worm. It's like a Native American symbol meaning wasted.
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A waste of space, time and celluloid......
13 November 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

To sum it up - this film is crass, unfunny, foul-mouthed (and I thought I was broad-minded!), poorly written drivel that masquerades as a comedy. There are a lot of American comedies that I find less than amusing nowadays and which seem to be focused on teenage boys and their bodily functions, but this female version really scrapes the bottom of the barrel. (Thank God for the Coen brothers! And for writers who understand that good comedy uses humour, subtlety, satire and wit rather than a sledgehammer to get a point across!) This film sets out to shock and that is, in fact, the only area in which it succeeds.

The women in it are (mostly) so awful that if you were a guy you'd choose to be gay, and as a woman you would choose to elope! A minute with this group of women is 60 seconds too long.


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