10 Movies to Get You in the Mood for Your Bridesmaid Duties

The most basic duty of a bridesmaid is to put the bride first on her wedding day. But as these movies show, the role is often a lot more complicated than that. See more modern bride pictures.
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A bridesmaid often has to go above and beyond the call of duty -- whether this means going into debt after buying multiple shower and wedding gifts, coping with a horrible hangover after a wild bachelorette party or politely agreeing with the bride that, yes, an orange taffeta gown could definitely be worn again. Standing up for the bride is an honorable job, but it's sometimes hard to handle all the other duties the position often entails.

To get in the wedding spirit, we recommend you watch a few movies to prepare for your role as a bridesmaid -- either alone or with the rest of the bridal party. It's a great way to get excited about the upcoming nuptials, and there's a movie for every situation, regardless if the upcoming ceremony is going to be low-key and traditional, over-the-top, drama-filled or downright silly. So here's a list of flicks that will get help get you in the mood for your bridesmaid duties, whatever they may turn out to be.