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‘Friends’ to ‘Crazy Rich Asians’: 8 most memorable on-screen weddings of all time

Here’s a list of on-screen weddings that will surely make you experience a range of emotions

Adelle Fernandes
Jul 12, 2021
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Weddings are one of the few things that all cultures and countries have in common. No matter which part of the world you belong to and what rituals you practice, weddings are a time to celebrate the love between two people with friends and family. Hence, weddings are a very common theme in films and shows and they are often portrayed in emotional and entertaining ways. Right from fights, misunderstandings, sabotages and much more, here’s a list of the top eight most memorable on-screen weddings of all time, which will be sure to put you in a great mood.

  1. Bridesmaids

Starring Kristen Wiig, this brilliant film is about a chef who asks her best friend, Lillian, to be her maid of honour. Things take an unexpected turn when she ruins the wedding preparations in a fit of rage due to her conflict with another bridesmaid. The final wedding scene in this film is indeed beautiful, as they managed to pull it off despite the ups and downs. The temper tantrums, fights and misunderstandings make for a hilarious and entertaining watch.

2. Bride Wars

This iconic film starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson is one of a kind. The two are best friends, who learn that they have double booked the Plaza Hotel for their wedding. Chaos ensues when they try to ruin each other’s special day and succumb to the age-old bridezilla trope. However, they find their way back to each other and friendship and love prevails.

3. Crazy Rich Asians

The final wedding scene in this film is straight out of a Pinterest board and will be sure to leave you in awe. The setting, ambience, bridesmaids and page boys make for a stunning wedding. Additionally, the theatrical entrance does not go unnoticed.

4. Modern Family

Mitch and Cam’s wedding is one of the most memorable ones on this hilarious sitcom. The duo faces a plethora of challenges and complications on their wedding day, making for an entertaining watch. However, they have a marvellous ceremony. Jay and Gloria walk Mitch down the aisle while Phil officiates the wedding. The heart-warming speech by Claire will be sure to bring tears to your eyes. The episode truly portrays the importance of family and the support and love they share.

5. Mamma Mia!

This feel-good film will be sure to make viewers want a destination wedding. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth, this film is truly iconic. The film follows Sophie, bride-to-be, who invites three of her mother’s former lovers to her wedding to determine who her father is. The film leads to a stunning wedding with friends and family and is indeed a must-watch.

6. Friends

Although several weddings take place on the show, the most memorable one has got to be Ross and Emily’s. The episode witnesses Rachel flying to London to tell Ross she is in love with him moments before his wedding. However, when fans heard the words, “I Ross take thee, Rachel,” they were stunned. Although this isn’t the best wedding on the show, it is indeed the most memorable and entertaining one.

7. Father of the bride

This film gives the audience quite a realistic view into the planning of a wedding. The crux of the story is that George, a family man, has a tough time accepting that his daughter Annie is all grown up and is getting married soon. The film has a ton of hilarious moments and is also heart-warming and touching.

8. My Best Friend’s Wedding

When Julianne learns that Michael, her best friend, is soon getting married, she is taken over by a range of emotions. However, she decides to sabotage the wedding and win his heart. The film becomes even more chaotic when Michael’s to-be wife catches him kissing Julianne and the three chase each other on the wedding ground, making for a hilarious watch.

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