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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Romance

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

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13 May 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

Melissa McCarthy told an interviewer for "GQ" Magazine that she based the look and characterization of Megan in part on Guy Fieri, the (male) host of the show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006). See more »

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When Annie is lying in bed at Rhodes's house, there is nothing covering the window in the door leading outside. When Annie leaves his house through the same door there are blinds covering the window. See more »

Quotes

Lillian: You remember my cousin, Rita.
Annie: Rita!
Rita: [hugs Annie] Annie, I haven't seen you since you graduated high school.
Lillian: She has three kids now.
Rita: Three boys.
Lillian: They're so cute.
Rita: They are cute, but when they reach that age, ugh. Disgusting. They smell, they're sticky, they say things that are horrible, and there is semen all over everything. Disgusting. I cracked a BLANKET in half. Do you get where I'm going with this?
Annie: I do, yeah.
Rita: [gesturing] I cracked it in HALF.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.5 (2011) See more »

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I am a guy, and I liked this movie
18 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the previews for this movie and thought to myself, wow this seems like the female version of the HangOver. While it was not along the same plot as the HangOver, it was about the moments leading up to the wedding. At first I looked around the theater and noticed it was 95% women and I started to feel like I had made a mistake. But by the end I was pleasantly surprised that there was a lot good humor involved. Some of it would be considered guy humor, but actually had all the women in the theater laughing their asses off. There is a bit chick flick element to it between the main character and a guy, but it is such a small part of the movie that I would say it's about 85% comedy and 15% romance/chick flick. So as a guy, I can honestly say I enjoyed the movie. Most of these types of movies are about guys making complete asses out of themselves and you almost never see the same from women. Hollywood always likes to make women seem perfect, but you see women making crude remarks about their own genitals and it's nice to see that women can be funny in this regard as well. I think this was a great movie for female humor, because I have long thought that comedy was dominated by male actors and I am just waiting for some women to jump in there and start paving the way. Good job on this movie!


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