Regan Crawford is having a lunch date with her long-time buddy, Becky Archer. Over lunch, Becky drops a bombshell—she’s getting married to her boyfriend, Dale! Now, here’s the twist: Regan is secretly envious of her friend’s engagement. But being the good friend she is, Regan spills the beans to their other pals, Jenna Myers and Katie Lawrence.
Fast forward six months, and it’s time to gear up for Becky’s bachelorette party! Jenna hops on a flight from LA to join the crew in New York. The four ladies rendezvous at the hotel, where Katie reveals that Jenna has brought some cocaine for their wild night ahead. Later, at the dinner party, Jenna bumps into her ex-boyfriend Clyde, who happens to be cozying up to Dale’s younger sister. And wouldn’t you know it, Katie crosses paths with Joe, a former classmate and a pot dealer.
Things take an interesting turn when Trevor, the best man, delivers a speech that gets everyone talking. During her own toast, Jenna spills the beans about catching Becky engaging in some not-so-healthy habits back in high school bathrooms. Talk about a bombshell revelation!
As the night progresses, the ladies retreat to their suite. Surprise, surprise! Katie’s co-worker shows up and starts a steamy striptease for the gang. But things go downhill when he jokingly refers to Becky as “Pigface,” a mean nickname from their high school days. Becky storms out of the bachelorette party, leaving Regan, Jenna, and Katie behind. And what do the remaining trio do? Well, they keep the party going with more drinks and cocaine. In their drunken and high state, they accidentally tear Becky’s precious bridal gown, and Katie adds a bloodstain to it with her nosebleed. Uh-oh!
Regan reaches out to a friend who owns a bridal store and manages to convince them to open in the middle of the night. The gang heads there but struggles to find a suitable replacement gown for Becky. Surprisingly, Katie reveals her hidden talent—sewing! This leads them on a mission to find thread and a sewing machine. While all this is happening, Trevor texts Regan, inviting the ladies to swing by the strip club where the guys are hanging out. They agree and head over.
In the strip club bathroom, Jenna tries her best to clean the dress, but things get messy. She ends up having a heart-to-heart with a stripper who uses the dress as a towel and toilet paper. Yikes!
Tensions rise as Regan and Jenna get into a heated argument. Jenna insists they confess everything to Becky, and it’s revealed that Jenna had an abortion in the past. Clyde joins Jenna, and they leave the club together, taking the damaged dress with them.
Meanwhile, Joe attempts to woo Katie, who’s completely intoxicated and high on cocaine. Regan finds herself entangled with Trevor and ends up having a steamy encounter with him in the strip club bathroom. At the same time, Clyde and Jenna spend the night reminiscing and end up hooking up. On another front, Joe and Katie spend the night in the hotel swimming pool, where Katie opens up about her suicide attempt the previous year. It’s a night full of surprises and revelations!
The next morning, Becky calls Regan to her room for a heart-to-heart. During their conversation, secrets come pouring out. Regan admits to being bulimic, and Becky reveals that she covered for Regan’s eating disorder back in high school. Just as Regan musters the courage to confess about the dress, Becky’s mother arrives, and the preparations for the wedding begin.
Jenna and Clyde make their way to the wedding while theparty planners frantically search for the missing dress. Jenna enlists the help of a hotel maid to fix up the dress before bringing it to Becky. Meanwhile, Katie locks herself in the bathroom and accidentally overdoses on Xanax. In a race against time, Regan tries to help Katie by making her vomit the pills, but ends up getting vomit all over her own dress. To buy some time, Regan convinces Becky to arrive at the wedding in her pajamas and put on the dress when she gets there. Needless to say, Becky is furious and unleashes her anger at her mother and Regan during the taxi ride.
Just when things seem hopeless, Jenna shows up at the wedding with the dress. It’s been cleaned up, except for a tiny bloodstain that remains. Becky walks down the aisle, and Regan and Jenna sit on a bench, watching the ceremony. Soon, Katie arrives, fashionably late. At the reception, Joe and Katie have a heart-to-heart and share a kiss. Regan tries to catch some sleep, while Clyde delivers an outrageous speech about his escapade with Jenna the previous night. The film wraps up with the four women reconciling and dancing together at the reception.
Phew! What a wild ride of friendship, secrets, mishaps, and reconciliation. This movie is a rollercoaster of emotions that will keep you entertained from start to finish. It’s a must-watch for all you American English movie enthusiasts who love a mix of comedy, drama, and a dash of scandal. Get ready for a journey filled with laughter, tears, and a deeper understanding of the complexities of friendship.
- Kirsten Dunst as Regan Crawford
- Lizzy Caplan as Jenna Myers
- Isla Fisher as Katie Lawrence
- Rebel Wilson as Becky Archer
- Kyle Bornheimer as Joe
- James Marsden as Trevor Graham
- Adam Scott as Clyde Goddard
- Paul Corning as Jack
- Andrew Rannells as Manny
- Hayes MacArthur as Dale Beaumont
- Shauna Miles as Theresa
- Ann Dowd as Victoria
- Ella Rae Peck as Stefanie
- Arden Myrin as Melissa
This is a hilarious movie about three women. It’s not something that film snobs or misogynistic people would appreciate. “Bachelorette” is a really fun and funny film that I had a blast watching. I knew when I finished it that people on IMDb would be trashing it, but I didn’t expect the backlash to be this harsh.
The story is pretty simple: Four friends from high school come together to relive their glory days because one of them, who is not conventionally attractive (Rebel Wilson), is getting married. The bridesmaids include the uptight Kirsten Dunst, the rebellious Lizzy Caplan, and the lovable but not-so-bright Isla Fisher, who, in my opinion, totally steals the show. I loved it. The movie is mean and in-your-face with its humor, and you might even question why these women are friends in the first place. But contrary to what some people say, the film actually ties up all the loose ends and shows that each of these women has her own struggles and unique personality, which is quite empowering.
Don’t be discouraged by the negative comments and ratings for this movie. There are some scenes that will make you laugh until your stomach hurts. As I mentioned earlier, Isla Fisher is absolutely magnificent. I thoroughly enjoyed her character, not to say that the other actors didn’t deliver, but she just shines brighter than the rest!
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