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Annie's life keeps coming up short. But when she discovers her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie dives into all of the required rituals as she gets to know the other ladies in the bridal party, including one particular rival who is perfectly poised to fulfill all the duties that Annie struggles through. As she brings Lillian's bridesmaids along on an escalating series of disasters, Annie realizes the person who knows her the best has introduced her to four strangers who will shake up her life for good.
Comedy - Despite the title and the mostly female cast, this is not a gentle
romantic comedy but a far more raunchy adult comedy--thus giving it
as much appeal to the young adult male audience as the young adult
female one. This is a major showcase for star/co-writer Kristin
Wiig. Raunchy humor, sex, and language make the film inappropriate
PROFANITY: 27 F-words; 27 S-words; 3 GD's; many others. SEX/NUDITY: Sex with noises and movements. VIOLENCE: Some comic hits and fighting. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol and pills. ACTION: None. COMEDY: Constant banter and wisecracks; slapstick; raunchy humor; gross-out gags.
Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Average The only hope for Team Apatow with Bridesmaids is that the Sex and the City crowd turns out in droves, because there's little in this movie for anyone else.
Roger EbertFull Review Very Good Yet the movie has a heart. It heals some wounds, restores some hurt feelings, confesses some secrets, and in general, ends happily,...
USA TodayFull Review Good Bridesmaids debunks another myth: It's better to be a bridesmaid than a bride — at least in the movies.
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Based on a theater exit polling of 209 moviegoers:
OUTSTANDING REVIEWS! All ages, both males and females, rated "Bridesmaids" very high. There were a few somewhat low adult male reviews, but for this type of movie, I would say these are great reviews from the guys. "Bridesmaids" would make a GREAT DATE MOVIE! (Be sure to read the movie type information and the content listing since it is a very sexual movie.)