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The 21 Most Loved Friendship Movies You Must Watch With Your Besties

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August 6th, 2016   |   Updated on February 21st, 2024

Friends are for life and the greatest gift of life is friendship. The Friendship Day celebrates the loving bonds among friends.

Going to celebrate Friendship day this Sunday with your besties? So, apart from exchanging friendship bands, partying with friends, exchanging gifts and cards, sharing messages, you can also celebrate your eternal bonding by watching some of the best friendship movies. Read on for our list of some of the best friendship movies:

1. The Wizard Of Oz

A young Kansas girl who dreams of a better life “somewhere over the rainbow” is caught in the eye of a tornado and lands in the fantasy world of Oz.


2. Harold And Maude

Harold and Maude

Cult classic pairs Cort as a dead-pan disillusioned 20-year-old obsessed with suicide and a loveable Gordon as a fun-loving 80-year-old eccentric. They meet at a funeral, and develop a taboo romantic relationship, in which they explore the tired theme of the meaning of life with a fresh perspective.


3. The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason). The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently — and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.


4. The Goonies

The Goonies

A group of west coast kids facing their last days together before a development paves over their homes stumble onto evidence of pirate’s treasure attracting the attention of a family of criminals.

5. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Street-smart Ferris knows all the tricks. Determined to enjoy a day off from school with his friends, Ferris uses his bag of tricks to baffle the ever suspicious dean of students.


6. When Harry Met Sally

When Harry Met Sally

A chance encounter between two graduates culminates in a short-term friendship. But when fate brings them back together five years later, they are forced to deal with how they feel about each other.


7. My Girl

My Girl

Vada goes to Los Angeles to see her uncle with hopes of finding out more about her late mother.


8. Thelma And Louise

Thelma And Louise

Docile housewife Thelma accompanies her pal Louise, an independent waitress, on a brief fishing trip. However, Louise kills a man who endeavours to rape Thelma at a bar. The two flee to Mexico.

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9. Wayne’s World

Wayne’s World

Wayne and Garth own a public access TV show and can’t believe their luck when a local station decides to hire them. They later find that the show is no longer the same. Can they save their show?


10. Now And Then

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Four childhood friends gather together to prepare for the birth of Chrissey’s baby. They wonder how the girls they were at 12 years could possibly have become the women they are now.


11. Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

A bunch of friends hatch a plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run. However, their ensuing escapade turns out to be far from what anyone expected.


12. Romy And Michele’s High School Reunion

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

Romy and Michele are best friends who weren’t very popular in school. This fact suddenly occurs to them when they are invited for their high school reunion which they attend with fake identities.

13. Rushmore


Max is a student at Rushmore Academy. He excels at everything except academics. He meets and falls in love with a teacher, Ms. Cross. But he later discovers that his mentor is also in love with her.


14. Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

Elle’s boyfriend dumps her in favour of a smarter girl as he plans a career in politics. As revenge, she gets enrolled in the same law school and, against popular perceptions, goes on to win laurels.


15. The Lord Of The Kings – Return Of The King

The Lord Of The Kings - Return Of The King

The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle. While Frodo and Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring, they follow Gollum, unaware of the path he is leading them to.


16. Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Cady joins a new public school and befriends Janis and Damian. They warn Cady to avoid the Plastics, a group led by Regina. Things get worse when she falls in love with Aaron, Regina’s ex-boyfriend.


17. The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants

The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants

Four best friends spend their first summer apart. In a bid to stay connected with each other, they pass around a pair of denims that fits each one of them, despite their different body structures.


18. Juno


Social misfit Juno protects herself with a caustic wit, but her unplanned pregnancy has the teen getting more involved in the lives of her baby’s adoptive parents than she expected.


19. Bridesmaids


Annie, a jobless chef, is asked by her best friend Lillian to be her maid of honour. Issues evolve when she ruins the wedding rituals in a rage of conflict with one of the bridesmaids.


20. 50/50


Adam is a 27-year-old radio journalist whose life turns upside down when he is diagnosed with spinal cancer. Whilst battling the rare disease, he learns the value of friendship and love.


21. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Charlie, a 15-year-old introverted bright Pittsburgh boy, enters high school and is nervous about his new life. He is befriended by his seniors who show him the way to the real world.