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.
|Release Date||:||April 28, 2011|
|Production Company||:||Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Director||:||Paul Feig, Sheila Waldron|
|Writers||:||Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo|
|Casts||:||Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O'Dowd, Jon Hamm, Jessica St. Clair, Tom Yi, Elaine Kao, Michael Hitchcock, Kali Hawk, Joe Nunez, Rebel Wilson, Matt Lucas, Jill Clayburgh, Greg Tuculescu, Terry Crews, Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Chynna Philips, Brennan Crewe, Mia Rose Frampton, Mitch Silpa, Dana Powell, Brian Petsos|
|Plot Keywords||:||competition, tattoo, alcohol, jealousy, fight, cooking, laughing, highway, materialism, bridesmaid, airplane, failure, humor, song, female friendship, cake, vomit, fall, toilet, job, party, puppy, friends, fear of commitment, wealth, mother daughter relationship, wedding party, sexual humor, best friend, crying, maid of honor, drunk, wedding dress, jewel, group of friends, face slap, store, first class, tennis court, casual sex, vanity, girl fight, patrol car, missing woman, out of control, diarrhea|
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!