We’ve rounded up the best wedding movies to get you in the mood for love. From silver screen classics to modern day rom-coms, these oh-so-romantic films will make you laugh, cry, and feel all the feels that go along with love and the pursuit of a happily ever after.
1. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Ranking a near impossible 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, this black & white classic stars Katharine Hepburn falling for three different men while she’s engaged to marry one of them.
2. The Princess Bride (1987)
Follow along on the fairytale adventure of a beautiful princess (Robin Wright) and chivalrous hero (Cary Elwes) who must save her from an evil villain so that they can be together.
3. Mamma Mia! (2008)
Get ready to jump out of your seat and sing along as bride-to-be Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) searches for her real father to walk her down the aisle, after delving into her mother’s romantic past.
4. Steel Magnolias (1989)
Following the tight-knit friendship of a group of women in a small Southern town, one of the most iconic moments of the film is when bride-to-be Shelby (Julia Roberts) decries, “My [wedding] colors are ‘blush’ and ‘bashful!’ ” to which her mother M’Lynn (Sally Field) insists: “Her colors are ‘pink’ and pink.”
5. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Inspired by writer and star’s Nia Vardalos’s real love life, Vardalos causes a stir within her traditional Greek family by falling for her non-Greek beau.
6. Father of the Bride (1991)
A loving, sometimes overprotective father (Steve Martin) has a hard time letting go of his young daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plans to wed upon returning from a study abroad trip to Europe.
7. Wedding Crashers (2005)
Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson) have a great time crashing wedding receptions in their free time until John falls for beautiful bridesmaid Claire (Rachel McAdams).
8. My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
Childhood friends Julianne Potter (Julia Roberts) and Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney) strike a deal to get hitched if they were still single by age 28. When O’Neil announces he’s marrying the gorgeous Kimberly (Cameron Diaz) four days before her 28th birthday, Julianne vows to stop the wedding at all costs.
9. Runaway Bride (1999)
Having already left three grooms at the altar, Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) is branded “the runaway bride” by jaded city journalist Ike Graham (Richard Gere) until he falls for her himself.
10. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Charming Englishman Charles (Hugh Grant) falls head over heels for Carrie, a beautiful American (Andie MacDowell) at a wedding. As timing has it, the two continue to run into each other at, you guessed it, subsequent weddings and a funeral.