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10 Wedding Movies That Will Get You Hitched Like My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Updated on June 21, 2017
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You don't have to be a Greek to enjoy the movie. A delightfully eccentric and lovable movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding tells the story of a Greek woman's rocky road to the altar. It is a perfect blend of laughs, traditions and cultures. Not many movies manage to deliver such comedy without going over the top. My Big Fat Greek Wedding is one rare of a movie.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) | Source

A few more movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Weddings!! It's every youngster's favorite topic. Some are eager to get married, some are scared of the mere thought of getting married. Some love big fat weddings, some wish to have a simple wedding far away from the human species. But no matter how much you hate it, most of us end up getting married.

But not all of us know what it means to get married. So, Here is a list of few more movies that will teach you everything about weddings just like My Big Fat Greek Wedding:

Bride Wars (2009)

Nothing is more important than your dream wedding

In Manhattan, the lawyer Liv and the school teacher Emma have been best friends since their childhood. They both are proposed to by their boyfriends on the same day and they plan their wedding parties in Plaza Hotel, using the services of the famous Marion St. Claire. However, due to Marion's secretary's mistake, their weddings are scheduled for the same day. None of them agrees to change the date and they become enemies, trying to sabotage the wedding party of the rival.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

This light comedy will put away your fears of commitment

In Britain, slightly bumbling and always tardy Charles and his closest group of friends seem always to be attending weddings but are never the bride or groom, and as such, each, with the exception of gay couple Gareth and Matthew, is looking for love. At the wedding of their friends Angus and Laura where Charles is acting as best man, Charles meets an American woman named Carrie. For him, it's love at first sight. She too is attracted to him. Although they spend a memorable evening together, that's all it ends up being. Over three more successive weddings - some of the brides and grooms who are very near and dear to Charles' heart - and one unfortunate funeral, Charles runs into Carrie, but something always seems to prevent the two from getting together. He also runs into a plethora of old girlfriends, one of whom he may believe is really the one he was meant to end up with, especially if Carrie seems to remain unattainable. Will Charles settle for who in his heart is second best, or will fate finally bring Charles and Carrie together?

Father of the Bride (1950)

A gem of a movie on how reluctant your parents may be to send you away

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the surprises and disasters along the way. He deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.

Mamma Mia! (2008)

This movie will show you the pleasure of having your parents at your wedding

Set on a colorful Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA songs. A young woman about to be married discovers that any one of three men could be her father. She invites all three to the wedding without telling her mother, Donna, who was once the lead singer of Donna and the Dynamos. In the meantime, Donna has invited her backup singers, Rosie and Tanya.

Runaway Bride (1999)

No matter how far you run, wedding bells will catch you someday

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion about females anyway, writes an offensive column without researching the subject thoroughly. The next day, Ike gets fired by his publisher (and former wife), because he went too far and faked the facts, which real journalists don't do. Ike's only way back into the business now is to do a fact-based report on Maggie and her upcoming fourth wedding attempt, which Ike predicts to fail again. So, as he circles her like a vulture his prey-to-be, Maggie's opinion of Ike sinks below zero. Not only is Ike waiting for her to fail again but the whole town is poking fun at Maggie about her mistakes. But that is a point which Ike doesn't like.

Wedding Crashers (2005)

No rule or vow can stop you once meet the right one

Guided by a set of "wedding crashing rules," Washington, D.C. divorce mediators John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey can charm their way into any wedding...and into the hearts of every bridesmaid...for one night. But at the biggest social event of the year, John breaks the rules and falls for Claire Cleary, the daughter of the United States Secretary of Treasury, William Cleary, and Jeremy is left at the mercy of her "stage-five-clinger" sex-crazed sister Gloria. Being there for his buddy, Jeremy follows John to the family's huge estate for a weekend that may even be too wild for these professional party animals.

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

Have you already met the perfect person and not realized it?

After Michael tells his best friend, Julianne that he is getting married in four days, she goes straight to Chicago to help him get through. But she has every intention to stop the wedding and steal the groom from Kimberly. Over the next three days, she tries everything to split them up. Finally, on the day of the wedding, Jules tells Mike she loves him and kisses him, but to her disadvantage, Kimmy is watching them. Now Michael has to decide whom he loves most.

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

You should marry for the right reasons only when you're ready

In 'The Princess Diaries 2', Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected, but that she is also to be married before this event. Robert Schwartzman will not be reprising his role as Mia's love interest.

The Wedding Planner (2001)

The goosebumps you get attending other peoples' weddings

Mary Fiore is the wedding planner. She's ambitious, hard-working, extremely organized, and she knows exactly what to do and say to make any wedding a spectacular event. Bt when Mary falls (literally) for a handsome doctor her busy yet uncomplicated life is turned upside down - he's the groom in the biggest wedding of her career! Will she help him walk down the aisle with his internet tycoon girlfriend, or will Mary finally get to be the bride herself? When it comes to love, you can never plan what's going to happen.

Monster-in-Law (2005)

Scared of you mother-in-law? Watch this movie learn a few tricks on how to handle her

A doting, overly-possessive mother fresh from a mental breakdown after she was replaced on her TV talk show re-enters her son's life just as he decides to get engaged to a free spirited, multi-talented woman who works as a dog-walker and temp at a doctor's office. Immediately seeing the woman as a threat, she puts on a good face in front of her son but immediately starts plotting against her. However, two can play that game and the war is on. In the middle of the mess is the mother's assistant, who is loyal to her boss but has been with her long enough to not take any of her guff.

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      Sam Dreiberg 8 months ago from India

      Thanks Janelle. Appreciate your feedback.

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      Janellegems 9 months ago from United States

      Excellent list of movies on weddings. I have watched a few of these and will definitely check out the ones I have not watched.