Bridesmaids (2011)



Critic Consensus: A marriage of genuine characters, gross out gags, and pathos, Bridesmaids is a female-driven comedy that refuses to be boxed in as Kristen Wiig emerges as a real star.

Movie Info

This spring, Universal Pictures and producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) invite you to experience Bridesmaids. Kristen Wiig leads the cast as Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she … More

Rating: R (for some strong sexuality, and language throughout)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 20, 2011
Box Office: $169.1M
Universal Studios - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Bridesmaids

All Critics (264) | Top Critics (46)

The star and co-writer of Bridesmaids, Kristen Wiig, puts herself and her female co-stars through the comedy wringer.

Full Review… | August 2, 2013
Top Critic

Bridesmaids is likely to be a hit with both women and men, being half formula chick-flick, half raunchy comedy of humiliation. It's hilarious -- and too bifurcated to be satisfying.

Full Review… | August 2, 2013
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

Full of heart, warmth and enough excrement to fill an all-white bridal shop.

Full Review… | July 19, 2015
The Patriot Ledger

Through a combination of smart performances and scurrilous gags Bridesmaids yanks the buddy comedy from the hands of its traditional owners.

Full Review… | June 30, 2015

All that straining for ribaldry feels a little sad, like Feig and his actors know they're sacrificing honesty for coarse bumptiousness.

Full Review… | June 30, 2015
Willamette Week

The dialogue, even when it's in questionable taste, snaps with intelligence.

Full Review… | June 30, 2015
Salt Lake City Weekly

Audience Reviews for Bridesmaids

Infectiously funny, sarcastic and charming, Bridesmaids is a laugh-out-loud comedy. The film sprouts its gags and potential from its cast (Wiig, Rudolph, McCarthy, Byrne & others) and it's comedic gold. 5/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

Super Reviewer

The basis for this broad comedy ;) is women laughing with women about some of their perceived life foibles. Life long single friends face a bit of a rocky road when one is finally asked to get married.
Its light entertainment, with a few forgivable flaws (like the friendship between the two leads could've used more work - Maya Rudolph doesn't have much to work with, but none of the other bridesmaids fare well either) (or the idea that neither friend was "complete" until they were married) made up for with thin comic set pieces when all the ladies are together, oddly based on juvenile potty humor.
McCarthy steals the film in the vacuum of lackluster group character development.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

This is the first guy (or should I say dude) film with an (almost) all-female cast. So that's something. That being said, I don't really care for guy films. But if you're into films about bachelor(ette) parties gone horribly awry or losers turning their life around with the help of the "Girl" Next Door that suddenly pops into their life, then you might enjoy this.

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