Comedy Cinema – This Week – Bridesmaids

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Bridesmaids

About the Film

Summary of Plot

Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride’s best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.- iMDB

Year Of Release


Running Time

2 Hour 5 Minutes


Paul Feig

Box Office Opening Weekend




Kristen Wiig – Annie
Maya Rudolph – Lillian
Rose Byrne – Helen
Terry Crews – Boot Camp Instructor
Melissa McCarthy – Megan
Rebel Wilson – Brynn
Ellie Kemper – Becca
Chris O’Dowd – Rhodes
Matt Lucas – Gil

Song From the OST


  • It was originally intended that Chris O’Dowd’s cop would be American, but everyone was so enamored with O’Dowd’s native Irish accent that it was decided that he keep it.
  • The cast spent about two weeks improvising with each other, a lot of which was incorporated into the movie.
  • This was the highest grossing R-rated female comedy of all time in the domestic box office
  • Kristen Wiig’s first leading role.
  • This was the first Judd Apatow production to receive Academy Award nominations.
  • The film cast includes three Oscar nominees: Melissa McCarthy, Jill Clayburgh and Kristen Wiig.

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