“Bridesmaids” is a comedy film released in 2011, directed by Paul Feig and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Kristen Wiig as Annie, a down-on-her-luck woman who is asked to be the maid of honor for her best friend Lillian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. As she tries to plan the perfect bachelorette party and fit in with Lillian’s new wealthy and polished friends, Annie’s personal life falls apart, leading to a series of mishaps and comedic situations.
The film also features a talented ensemble cast, including Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper, who all deliver memorable performances as Lillian’s bridesmaids.
“Bridesmaids” is known for its raunchy humor and honest portrayal of female friendship and relationships. It was praised by critics for its sharp writing, hilarious performances, and heartwarming moments, and it became a box office success, grossing over $288 million worldwide.
The film received numerous award nominations, including two Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress (Melissa McCarthy) and Best Original Screenplay (Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo). “Bridesmaids” has become a cult classic and is widely considered a landmark in modern female-driven comedies.
Duration: 125 min.