History Film / Bridesmaids

4th Apr '17 5:11:49 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* IncrediblyLameFun: One of the bridesmaids wants to throw Lillian a {{Pixar}}-themed bridal shower.

to:

* IncrediblyLameFun: One of the bridesmaids wants to throw Lillian a {{Pixar}}-themed {{Creator/Pixar}}-themed bridal shower.
30th Mar '17 3:51:46 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Lillian's husband's name is [[TheHangover Doug]]ie.

to:

** Lillian's husband's name is [[TheHangover [[Film/TheHangover Doug]]ie.
7th Jan '17 7:53:32 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Deconstruction}}: Of the "Woman who needs to get her life together and does so over the course of the movie" genre (she instead makes it steadily worse up until the last minute), as well as a few wedding film tropes on top.

to:

* %%%* {{Deconstruction}}: Of the "Woman who needs to get her life together and does so over the course of the movie" genre (she instead makes it steadily worse up until the last minute), as well as a few wedding film tropes on top.



* TheIngenue: Becca.
** Actually seems to be a subtle Deconstruction of one. She tells Rita she's only had sex with Kevin, but is frustrated by his unwillingness to be open sexually, even saying desperately to Rita, "And after we've showered, sometimes he's too tired, so I say I am too, but I'm not tired! I'm not tired!", and the discussion even ends with her and Rita [[LesYay drunkenly making out.]] During the Brazilian meal, Megan is saying Lillian is probably crying about marrying Dougie, "I love him, he's my brother, but he's a fucking asshole!", Becca is seen ''cheerfully nodding along'' with the statement.

to:

* %%%* TheIngenue: Becca.
** Actually seems to be a subtle Deconstruction of one. She tells Rita she's only had sex with Kevin, but is frustrated by his unwillingness to be open sexually, even saying desperately to Rita, "And after we've showered, sometimes he's too tired, so I say I am too, but I'm not tired! I'm not tired!", and the discussion even ends with her and Rita [[LesYay drunkenly making out.]] During the Brazilian meal, Megan is saying Lillian is probably crying about marrying Dougie, "I love him, he's my brother, but he's a fucking asshole!", Becca is seen ''cheerfully nodding along'' with the statement.
Becca.
6th Oct '16 8:59:25 AM dsneybuf
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Bridesmaids'' is a 2011 comedy starring and co-written by Kristen Wiig of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' fame and co-produced by Creator/JuddApatow. Wiig plays Annie, a single, late-thirties woman stuck in a dead-end job and a dead-end relationship. She faces a new source of anxiety when her old friend Lillian (played by fellow SNL alum Creator/MayaRudolph) gets engaged to a rich guy and seems poised to leave Annie behind for her rich, fancy new friends, especially Lillian's prospective new best friend, Helen (Creator/RoseByrne).

to:

''Bridesmaids'' is a 2011 comedy starring and co-written by Kristen Wiig Creator/KristenWiig of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' fame and co-produced by Creator/JuddApatow. Wiig plays Annie, a single, late-thirties woman stuck in a dead-end job and a dead-end relationship. She faces a new source of anxiety when her old friend Lillian (played by fellow SNL alum Creator/MayaRudolph) gets engaged to a rich guy and seems poised to leave Annie behind for her rich, fancy new friends, especially Lillian's prospective new best friend, Helen (Creator/RoseByrne).
16th Aug '16 9:19:42 AM dsneybuf
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Bridesmaids'' is a 2011 comedy starring and co-written by Kristen Wiig of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' fame and co-produced by Creator/JuddApatow. Wiig plays Annie, a single, late-thirties woman stuck in a dead-end job and a dead-end relationship. She faces a new source of anxiety when her old friend Lillian (played by fellow SNL alum Creator/MayaRudolph) gets engaged to a rich guy and seems poised to leave Annie behind for her rich, fancy new friends, especially Lillian's prospective new best friend, Helen (Rose Byrne).

Designed as something of a DistaffCounterpart to ''Film/TheHangover'' and other films of its ilk, and was a massive success, showing that female-driven buddy comedies could be hits and [[GenreRelaunch launching others in its wake]]. It was also a StarMakingRole for many of its actresses, especially [[Creator/MelissaMcCarthy Melissa McCarthy]].

to:

''Bridesmaids'' is a 2011 comedy starring and co-written by Kristen Wiig of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' fame and co-produced by Creator/JuddApatow. Wiig plays Annie, a single, late-thirties woman stuck in a dead-end job and a dead-end relationship. She faces a new source of anxiety when her old friend Lillian (played by fellow SNL alum Creator/MayaRudolph) gets engaged to a rich guy and seems poised to leave Annie behind for her rich, fancy new friends, especially Lillian's prospective new best friend, Helen (Rose Byrne).

(Creator/RoseByrne).

Designed as something of a DistaffCounterpart to ''Film/TheHangover'' and other films of its ilk, and was a massive success, showing that female-driven buddy comedies could be hits and [[GenreRelaunch launching others in its wake]]. It was also a StarMakingRole for many of its actresses, especially [[Creator/MelissaMcCarthy Melissa McCarthy]].Creator/MelissaMcCarthy.
24th Jul '16 3:23:29 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Which is also a ShoutOut to ''TheBradyBunch''.

to:

** Which is also a ShoutOut to ''TheBradyBunch''.''Series/TheBradyBunch''.



** "[[GirlfriendInCanada His name is]] [[TheBradyBunch George...Glass]]."

to:

** "[[GirlfriendInCanada His name is]] [[TheBradyBunch [[Series/TheBradyBunch George...Glass]]."
17th May '16 12:36:54 PM TheAmazingBlachman
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* GladIThoughtOfIt: Helen turns down Annie's idea for a Parisian-themed bridal shower, only to actually ending up using the theme for the bridal shower.



* UsefulNotes/{{Milwaukee}}: About half of the plot takes place here.



-->'''Annie:''' What woman gives another woman a trip to Paris?! Am I right? Les~bian!♪ We're all thinking it, aren't we?
-->[the guests shake their heads unconvincingly]
-->'''Megan:''' I was.

to:

-->'''Annie:''' --->'''Annie:''' What woman gives another woman a trip to Paris?! Am I right? Les~bian!♪ We're all thinking it, aren't we?
-->[the
we?\\
''(the
guests shake their heads unconvincingly]
-->'''Megan:'''
unconvincingly)''\\
'''Megan:'''
I was.
12th May '16 3:34:49 PM 04tele
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* OfficerOHara: Unusual modern example of a DiscreditedTrope with Officer Rhodes, although he's not very stereotypically [[{{Oireland}} Oirish]] outside of the accent. Unusually for the trope, he's mentioned to be an Irish citizen rather than Irish-American.
15th Feb '16 8:43:08 PM DoctorNemesis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Officer Rhodes isn't exactly happy when he delivers his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Annie after her car accident, but when her ride comes along and its her {{Jerkass}} fuck-buddy Ted, that's when he finally snaps and washes his hands of her.

to:

** Officer Rhodes isn't exactly happy when he delivers his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Annie after her car accident, but when he's at least attempting to keep his temper under control... until her ride comes along and its her {{Jerkass}} fuck-buddy Ted, that's when at which point he finally snaps and washes his hands of her.storms off.
15th Feb '16 8:37:30 PM DoctorNemesis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* RageBreakingPoint: Helen stealing Annie's idea for a Parisian bridal shower. Annie bites her tongue... until Lillian is presented with a bona fide ''plane ticket to Paris''.

to:

* RageBreakingPoint: RageBreakingPoint:
**
Helen stealing Annie's idea for a Parisian bridal shower. Annie bites her tongue... until Lillian is presented with a bona fide ''plane ticket to Paris''.


Added DiffLines:

** Officer Rhodes isn't exactly happy when he delivers his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Annie after her car accident, but when her ride comes along and its her {{Jerkass}} fuck-buddy Ted, that's when he finally snaps and washes his hands of her.
This list shows the last 10 events of 66. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.Bridesmaids