film The Best Female Buddy Movies

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The female buddy movie is an elusive and rare little sister to the buddy cop. It's an under appreciated genre that's always a nice surprise at the cinema. From modern hits like Bridesmaids, to older classics like A League of Their Own, the female buddy movie can definitely attract viewers and cult success.

Hollywood is getting better about green-lighting female lead films - The Hunger Games helped matters immensely (hell yeah, Katniss!). We're beginning to see the rise of the strong female character driven film, and yet we still don't have all that many BUDDY movies.

In honor of the ever growing wave of female blockbusters let's look back at a genre that frankly, doesn't get enough love. Vote up your favorite female buddy movie then go watch it with all your best girlfriends!

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Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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Thelma & Louise Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Mira Sorvino

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Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Buddy Movies
Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

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Fried Green Tomatoes Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell

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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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Bend It like Beckham Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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Now and Then Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell

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The Heat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Buddy Movies
The Heat Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans

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The House Bunny Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Anna Faris

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The Runaways Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal

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Charlie's Angels Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

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The First Wives Club Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn, Heather Locklear

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Harry Carey

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis

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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Buddy Movies
Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall

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Uptown Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Buddy Movies
Uptown Girls Carmen Electra, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear

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Sorority Row Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge

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Stage Door Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers

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Crossroads Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, Dan Aykroyd

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Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

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Blue Crush Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis

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The Sweetest Thing Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith

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Mystic Pizza Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Vincent D'Onofrio

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Aquamarine Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton

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Bride Wars Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Chris Pratt

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Brokedown Palace Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker

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The Women Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

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The Baby-Sitters Club Rachael Leigh Cook, Ellen Burstyn, Marla Sokoloff

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Drop Dead Gorgeous Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst, Kirstie Alley

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Jennifer's Body Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Pratt

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Spice World Elton John, Victoria Beckham, Hugh Laurie

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Bachelorette Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

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Walking and Talking Liev Schreiber, Anne Heche, Catherine Keener

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Career Girls Andy Serkis, Mark Benton, Katrin Cartlidge

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Sticky Fingers Helen Slater, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane