Best female buddy comedies


There is nothing as great as unwinding to a fantastic movie and what can be better than taking it a step further and watching an awesome female buddy comedy! In this article, there will be something for everyone, from acapella groups to bridesmaids and even cop buddies. What more could you need?

Hot Pursuit (2015) – starring: Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon

This movie follows a Texan cop, played by Reese Witherspoon, who likes sticking close to the rules, perhaps a little too close. Her life gets thrown upside down, as she gets tasked to safely transport a mobster’s wife (Sofia Vergara) to Dallas, where she is to testify in court. Along the way, they hit many lumps and bumps, but perhaps this is exactly what both women need in their lives.

Best female buddy comedies

Bridesmaids (2011) – starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, and Wendi McLendon-Covey

If you loved The Hangover movie then Bridesmaids is definitely for you as this is the female version of it. This movie centers around Annie, played by Kristen Wiig, who is asked to be the maid of honor at her best friend Lilian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. It is not easy being the maid of honor though and soon a series of misfortune ensues.

The Heat (2013) – starring: Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

This movie is not just your normal female-buddy cop movie but shows two women in a male-dominated profession and absolutely owning it. Sarah (Sandra Bullock) is a federal agent that likes to do things by the book and Shannon (Melissa McCarthy) is a loud-mouth Boston cop. Sarah gets assigned to Boston to take down a drug lord and has to work with Shannon to accomplish this. At first, things seem rocky but soon they surprise everyone by becoming the ultimate team!

Pitch Perfect (2012) – starring: Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, and Brittany Snow

Beca (Anna Kendricks) reluctantly joins the Bellas, an all-female acapella group, at her new university. The Bellas include a group of girls with very different personalities, goals, and dreams. Can they all work together as a team before they reach the finals? Soon they do not only work together as a team but also find the true meaning of sisterhood.

Mean Girls (2004) – starring: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Amanda Seyfried

Cady (Lindsay Lohan) has to go through one of the toughest things imaginable for a teenager, starting at a new high school. She soon makes some friends and they come up with a plan to take down the queen bees which includes Cady infiltrating their group. Soon she starts enjoying the queen bee life a bit too much. Will she lose her true friends and herself in the process?

Best female buddy comedies

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997) – starring: Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino

No article is complete without including a classic – and Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion is definitely it! Nothing seems to be able to go right in Romy and Michele’s lives, except for their great relationship with each other. But they now have a problem looming in the near future in the form of their high school reunion. They come up with a plan to kill it at the reunion and get back at some of the mean girls that tormented them as teenagers. A few white lies never hurt anyone, right?