6.8/10
233,363
494 user 374 critic

Bridesmaids (2011)

Trailer
2:32 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL
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.

Director:

Reviews
Popularity
738 ( 136)
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Boot Camp Instructor
...
...
Jewelry Store Couple
...
Jewelry Store Couple
...
Don Cholodecki
...
Kahlua
...
Oscar the Security Guard (as Joseph A. Nunez)
...
...
Gil
...
...
...
...
Kevin
...
Annie's Mistaken Husband
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 May 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Damas en guerra  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$32,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

ROL 68,935 (Romania) (15 May 2011)

Gross:

$169,106,725 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Before he came to Hollywood, Jon Hamm, who plays Ted in this movie, was a high school drama teacher at the John Burroughs School in Ladue, Missouri. One of his acting students was Ellie Kemper, who plays Becca. See more »

Goofs

Annie gets pulled over for no tail lights and later is in an accident. The cop blames her lack of tail lights for her being rear-ended but brake lights work independently to tail lights. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Annie: [having sex] I'm glad you called.
Ted: I'm so glad you were free.
Annie: I love your eyes.
Ted: Cup my balls.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Bridesmaids Revisited (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Bossa
Music by Dick Walter (uncredited)
Courtesy of APM Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Kicks butt
1 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The most laugh-out-loud moments I've witnessed in a movie theater since There's Something About Mary. This should make Wiig a star -- and she deserves it (she has a Meg Ryan quality). The rest of the cast is hilarious also.

This isn't a formula film. The scenes are way longer but you won't notice (because you'll be laughing so hard). They're much richer and funnier because they're given time to unfold.

I'm a guy. I went in with no expectations and came out with a big smile. This is a female driven film (and women will love it) but guys, don't be afraid -- you'll love it too. You won't "look away!" (a joke you'll get after you see the film).


141 of 256 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

"The IMDb Show": Alan Tudyk, His Top 5 Star Wars Droids, and Denzel's Dream Role

"The IMDb Show" Thanksgiving special: Alan Tudyk ranks his top five droids, we talk with the cast of Roman J. Israel, Esq., and we share our favorite Thanksgiving TV episodes.

Watch the show