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What to Watch If You Love 'Bridesmaids'

Updated October 14, 2020 1.2k votes 359 voters 34.9k views51 items

List RulesVote up the best movies and TV shows similar to Bridesmaids.

While Bridesmaids was a truly unique female-led comedy that was a massive box office hit, there are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you love Bridesmaids. Shows like Bridesmaids sometimes follow women preparing for a wedding while movies like Bridesmaids often star Kristen Wiig. What to watch after Bridesmaids really depends on your mood.

What are some movies and TV shows featured on this list of recommendations for Bridesmaids fans? Saturday Night Live allowed Wiig, along with many of her Bridesmaids co-stars, to make a name for themselves in comedy. SNL episodes hosted by Melissa McCarthy are among the show's all-time funniest. Sex and the City is another TV show that Bridesmaids fans may enjoy, due to the fact it's a female-centered comedy that includes raunchier humor. Ghostbusters – starring Bridesmaids actresses Wiig and McCarthy – is another good recommendation. Other good films and series for people who love Bridesmaids include Wedding Crashers, Gilmore Girls, and Mike and Molly.

What are your favorite Bridesmaids-esque movies and TV shows? Vote the best projects up to the top of this list and add anything you feel is missing. 

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