Support systems come in many varieties, one of which that can last a lifetime is friendships. A true friend can tell you when you have toilet paper stuck to your shoe and not set you into a shame spiral. They can tell you the truth even when it might hurt. A long-lasting friendship will have ups and downs, fights, miles apart, infrequent communication but it rarely matters because the bonds of friendship are just that strong.
Here are 26 movies that give us all the feels about female friendships. Perfect for girls nights.
1. A League of Their Own
If we had a Jimmy Dugan baseball card, we’d trade it to be on that bus.
2. Thelma & Louise
Two gals trying to let their hair down and get out of town.
3. Waiting to Exhale
Friends helping each other face the complexity of relationships.
4. Fried Green Tomatoes
Friendship, food, and stories. What could be better?
Ups and downs of a 30-year friendship. Get the tissues ready, seriously.
“I’m ready to paaaarty!”…and deal with some slight jealously issues of my friends who seem to have it all.
7. Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion
Somehow not the inventors of Post-it’s, but friends who learn how to be true to themselves.
8. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
We are still looking for these magical pants. Please forward them to us, we’ll pass them on.
9. Josie & the Pussycats
Three gals who share a bus pass picture, a love of music, and kitty ears. Also, DuJour means friendship…and seatbelts.
10. Charlie’s Angels
“Good morning Angels!” The sexual innuendos are high but the friendship is on point.
11. Pitch Perfect
Yes, it’s about an acapella group but it’s also about how to make friends in college.
Cher and Dionne are two besties with a gift for matchmaking and makeovers. However, learning to drive proves difficult but, “Whatever!”
13. Ghost World
Two wonderful quirky gals seek some direction in life; the problem is they both hate people.
14. Set It Off
Laid off and pissed off, four gals decide to rob banks to get ahead.
15. Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood
Who comes to set things straight when mothers and daughters can’t see eye-to-eye? The Ya-Ya Sisterhood.
16. How to Make an American Quilt
When Finn gets cold feet about marriage she turns to a quilting circle for wisdom and guidance.
17. Now & Then
When four gals get back together to help a friend with her pregnancy they think back to that summer where everything changed and the bonds that made them BFFs for life.
18. Steel Magnolia’s
These southern gals are as delicate as magnolia’s but as strong as steel.
19. First Wives Club
Realizing all their ex-husbands left them for younger women, these gals make a pact for justice.
Fitted with proton packs and a drive to save New York City from the paranormal, these gals get the job done.
21. Coyote Ugly
Sometimes the friends you meet on your way to becoming a songwriter help you find your confidence.
22. Frances Ha
Two friends are going to take over the world. But first, they have start actually doing things instead of just talking about them.
23. Bend it Like Beckham
Jess and Jules have different backgrounds but they have a common love of soccer and coach Joe.
24. 9 to 5
Three gals who take revenge on their boss, and it’s a comedy!
25. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Janey and Lynne love to dance and they are determined to get a spot on Dance TV, what could go wrong?
26. Hidden Figures
Three brilliant gals stick together and support each other as they forever change perceptions of women at NASA.
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