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The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the very best movies about women who are true friends.

Female BFF movies are a great way to bond with your girlfriends and this list contains information on the best movies about female BFFs. The best female best friends movies have many variations. Some good female best friend movies are full of adventure while other good films about female best friends are hilarious comedies. Many of the greatest female best friends movies star award-winning actresses.

What films will you find on this top female BFF movies list? Thelma & Louise, starring Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, is about two friends who embark on a road trip full of twists and turns. Clueless is another good movie that tells the story of female best friends. Ghost World follows a pair of teenage BFFs as they navigate the world post high school. Other good movies about women who are best friends include Bridesmaids, Fried Green Tomatoes, and A League of Their Own.

Which female best friends movies are the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list. 

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd
Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more
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Romy and Michele's High School... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Mira Sorvino
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion is a 1997 comedy film starring Lisa Kudrow, Mira Sorvino, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim, and Alan Cumming directed by David Mirkin. The plot revolves ...more
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Steel Magnolias is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine
Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross, based on the 1987 play by Robert Harling. A young beautician (Daryl Hannah), newly arrived in a small Louisiana ...more
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Waiting to Exhale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston
Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel of the same name by ...more
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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell
A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the ...more
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Now and Then is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell
Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more
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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow
Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an ensemble cast, including Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester ...more
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Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig
Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot ...more
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Thelma & Louise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis
Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more
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Fried Green Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell
Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Directed by Jon Avnet. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship ...more
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Mystic Pizza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Vincent D'Onofrio
Mystic Pizza is a 1988 American coming-of-age film directed by Donald Petrie. It stars Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, and Lili Taylor. The film also stars Vincent D'Onofrio, William R. Moses, ...more
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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr
Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry ...more
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A Simple Favor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding
A Simple Favor is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Paul Feig, based on the novel by Darcey Bell. Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger, seeks to uncover the truth behind ...more
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The Breaker Upperers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek, James Rolleston
The Breaker Upperers is a 2018 New Zealand romantic-comedy film that was written, directed and starring Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek. Two women, Mel (Madeleine Sami) and Jen (Jackie van ...more
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The Spy Who Dumped Me is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Sam Heughan
The Spy Who Dumped Me is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Susanna Fogel. Best friends Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) get involved in an undercover mission after ...more
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The Sisterhood of the Travelin... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a 2005 American drama film, based on the novel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares released by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed ...more
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Boys on the Side is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, Whoopi Goldberg
Boys on the Side is a 1995 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It stars Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Barrymore and Mary-Louise Parker as three friends on a cross-country road trip. The ...more
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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall
This film is a 2008 American blue romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael Patrick King, and a film adaptation of the HBO comedy series of the same name about four female friends: ...more
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Never Goin' Back is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Maia Mitchell, Camila Morrone, Kyle Mooney
Never Goin' Back is a 2018 American drama film directed by Augustine Frizzell. High school dropouts Angela (Maia Mitchell) and Jessie (Camila Morrone) dream of escaping their waitressing jobs at ...more
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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more
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Beaches is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey
Beaches, is a 1988 American comedy-drama film adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue from the Iris Rainer Dart novel of the same name. It was directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Bette Midler, Barbara ...more
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Friends with Money is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Jason Isaacs
Friends with Money is a 2006 film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. It opened the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2006 and went into limited release in North America on April ...more
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Si... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an ensemble cast headed by Sandra Bullock, directed and written by Callie Khouri. It is based on Rebecca ...more
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How to Make an American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto
How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more
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Assassination Nation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Female BFFs, Ranked
Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef
Assassination Nation is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Sam Levinson. When the people of Salem are targeted in a malicious data hack where all privacy is destroyed and lives are ...more