Top 20 Wedding Movies of All Time

Top 20 Wedding Movies of All Time

Here is a compendium of matrimonial-themed films that will make you laugh, cry, and fall in love.Hope you like it!

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Release Date 1994-03-09
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: Channel Four Films / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment / Director: Mike Newell / Stars: Hugh Grant  /  Andie MacDowell  /  James Fleet

Summary: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.

The Quiet Man

Release Date 1952-07-21
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Republic Pictures / Director: John Wayne / John Ford / Stars: John Wayne  /  Maureen O'Hara  /  Victor McLaglen

Summary: Sean Thornton has returned from America to reclaim his homestead and escape his past. Sean's eye is caught by Mary Kate Danaher, the beautiful spinster and younger sister of ill-tempered "Red" Will Danaher. The riotous relationship that forms between Sean and Mary Kate, punctuated by Will's pugnacious attempts to keep them apart, form the plot, with Sean's past as the dark undercurrent.

Monsoon Wedding

Release Date 2001-08-30
Rating : 6.9 Production Companies: IFC Films / Mirabai Films / Director: Mira Nair / Stars: Naseeruddin Shah  /  Lillete Dubey  /  Vijay Raaz

Summary: From an exciting Indian wedding comes a relationship from two different times not only showing the modern but also the traditional. Different characters and stories interact with each other in director Mira Nair film where she used an Indian-American production to illustrate these themes modern day Indians are very familiar with.

The Wedding Banquet

Release Date 1993-08-04
Rating : 6.9 Production Companies: Ang Lee Productions / Good Machine / Director: Ang Lee / Mitchell Lichtenstein / Stars: Kuei Ya-Lei  /  Sihung Lung  /  May Chin

Summary: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.

Father of the Bride

Release Date 1950-06-16
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Director: Vincente Minnelli / Don Taylor / Stars: Spencer Tracy  /  Joan Bennett  /  Elizabeth Taylor

Summary: 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.

Bridesmaids

Release Date 2011-04-28
Rating : 6.5 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Relativity Media / Director: Brian Petsos / Paul Feig / Stars: Kristen Wiig  /  Rose Byrne  /  Maya Rudolph

Summary: 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.

Royal Wedding

Release Date 1951-01-01
Rating : 6.3 Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Director: Stanley Donen / Stars: Fred Astaire  /  Jane Powell  /  Peter Lawford

Summary: Fred Astaire (Tom) and Jane Powell (Ellen) are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth's wedding. As brother and sister, each develops a British love interest, Ellen with Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford) and Tom with dancer Anne Ashmond (Sarah Churchill--Winston's daughter).

Rachel Getting Married

Release Date 2008-10-03
Rating : 6.2 Production Companies: Clinica Estetico / ITVS / Director: Roger Corman / Jonathan Demme / Stars: Anne Hathaway  /  Rosemarie DeWitt  /  Sebastian Stan

Summary: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Release Date 1954-07-22
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Director: Stanley Donen / Stars: Howard Keel  /  Jeff Richards  /  Russ Tamblyn

Summary: Things are different for the Pontipee men now that big brother Adam's fetched a bride and brought her to their cabin. Indeed, the unwed brothers are so inspired they raid the town and carry off brides of their own!

After the Wedding

Release Date 2006-02-24
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Zentropa Entertainments / Director: Susanne Bier / Stars: Mads Mikkelsen  /  Stine Fischer Christensen  /  Sidse Babett Knudsen

Summary: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Corpse Bride

Release Date 2005-09-09
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Tim Burton Animation Company / Will Vinton Studios / Director: Mike Johnson / Richard E. Grant / Stars: Johnny Depp  /  Helena Bonham Carter  /  Emily Watson

Summary: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

I Love You, Man

Release Date 2009-03-20
Rating : 6.5 Production Companies: The Montecito Picture Company / De Line Pictures / Director: Diane H. Newman / Jonas Spaccarotelli / Stars: Paul Rudd  /  Jason Segel  /  Rashida Jones

Summary: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify the situation, embarking on a series of bizarre and awkward "man-dates."

Meet the Parents

Release Date 2000-10-06
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: DreamWorks SKG / Universal Pictures / Director: Eva Z. Cabrera / Richard Cowan / Stars: Ben Stiller  /  Robert De Niro  /  Teri Polo

Summary: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good impression, his visit to the Byrnes home turns into a hilarious series of disasters, and everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.

Black Cat, White Cat

Release Date 1998-06-01
Rating : 7.7 Production Companies: Ciby 2000 / Director: Emir Kusturica / Stars: Bajram Severdzhan  /  Srđan Todorović  /  Zabit Memedov

Summary: Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so they strike a deal: Zare is to marry her.

The Hangover

Release Date 2009-06-05
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Legendary Pictures / Green Hat Films / Director: Todd Phillips / Matt Walsh / Stars: Bradley Cooper  /  Ed Helms  /  Zach Galifianakis

Summary: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Melancholia

Release Date 2011-05-26
Rating : 7 Production Companies: Director: Kirsten Dunst / Lars von Trier / Stars: Kirsten Dunst  /  Charlotte Gainsbourg  /  Kiefer Sutherland

Summary: Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Wedding Crashers

Release Date 2005-07-14
Rating : 6.4 Production Companies: New Line Cinema / Tapestry Films / Director: David Dobkin / Dwight Yoakam / Stars: Owen Wilson  /  Vince Vaughn  /  Christopher Walken

Summary: John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John meets Claire, he discovers what true love – and heartache – feels like.

Muriel's Wedding

Release Date 1994-09-29
Rating : 6.9 Production Companies: Warner Bros. Television / Pet Fly Productions / Director: P.J. Hogan / Stars: Toni Collette  /  Bill Hunter  /  Rachel Griffiths

Summary: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.

The Philadelphia Story

Release Date 1940-12-05
Rating : 7.7 Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / American Broadcasting Company (ABC) / Director: George Cukor / Stars: Cary Grant  /  Katharine Hepburn  /  James Stewart

Summary: Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George Kittredge whilst Dexter has been working for "Spy" magazine. Dexter arrives at the Lord mansion the day before the wedding with journalist Mike Connor and photographer Liz Imbrie, determined to spoil things.

The Princess Bride

Release Date 1987-09-18
Rating : 7.6 Production Companies: Director: Ceri Evans / Christopher Guest / Stars: Cary Elwes  /  Robin Wright  /  Mandy Patinkin

Summary: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.