Ten years ago, director Paul Feig created one of the most iconic movies of our time… Bridesmaids.
Bridesmaids redefined chick flicks forever. For what appears to be the first time, the concept of a chick flick changed from a love story between man and woman, to embracing the importance of female empowerment and friendship among women - a concept that had been long overdue!
The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey as bridesmaids at Maya Rudolph’s character’s wedding. The wedding party faces several challenges leading up to the big day that leave you laughing to the point of literal tears… it’s been ten years and it still cracks us up!
This week, cast and crew members like Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig and Judd Apatow celebrated the anniversary of the film in various social media posts. Melissa McCarthy expressed her love for the film and her character on Instagram stating:
“Who knew the recipe for joy would involve vomit, a carpal tunnel glove and a kangol hat. Happy 10 year anniversary Bridesmaids!!! I’d marry you all over again 💐❤️”
Ten years may have gone by, but we’re still here replaying the film like it was just released yesterday!