17 Wedding Movies That Are about More than Just a Wedding πŸ‘° ...

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Movie weddings are … something else.

Most of them are magical, but quite a few of them are tragic, disastrous, or hilarious.

The thing is, a number of wedding movies aren't just about the wedding.

They're about something else entirely.

In the real world, I think real weddings are like that, as well.

I mean, yes, it's all about you and your partner, your soon-to-be spouse, but there are always other issues popping up during the lead-up to a wedding.

These movies focus on weddings, but they're about so much more than that.2

1. Mamma Mia!

This is about SO much more than a wedding – at least, it's about more than the wedding you expect.

More than anything – to me, anyway – this is about the mother-daughter relationship between Donna and Sophie, as well as female friendship, youth, sex, and love.

2. Rachel Getting Married

Rachel takes a backseat in this, actually.

Her wedding isn't nearly as important as her sister Kym and the overall family dynamic.2

Kym's whole story makes me cry more than Rachel's wedding.

3. 27 Dresses

I know this movie had a rom-com point, but really, it's about the opportunity to show Katherine Heigl in 28 really pretty dresses.

I'm sorry, that was Haterade.

4. Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids is about female friendship, too, as well as fear of change, evolution, and failure, I think.

It's also about the stress leading up to a wedding for most parties involved.

Oh, and poop jokes – but I ain't hatin'.

5. Four Weddings and a Funeral

This one, of course, it all about what happens at the weddings and between the weddings.

Well, and the funeral, too.

I realize this sounds like a horrible middle school book report from someone who clearly didn't read the book.

β€œOf Mice and Men was a great book about a bunch of mice and a bunch of men.”

Father of the Bride
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