20 Best Wedding and Marriage Movies on Netflix (July 2024)

When it comes to Netflix and weddings, there’s a shared thread of commitment weaving through both. Just as subscribing to Netflix means diving into an endless stream of engaging content, entering into a marriage signifies a lifelong promise of companionship and shared moments. What better way to celebrate this bond than by indulging in some of the best wedding and marriage movies available on Netflix? Whether you’re a bride-to-be looking for inspiration, a couple reminiscing about your own special day, or simply a fan of heartwarming stories, these films offer a delightful mix of romance, humor, and drama that beautifully absorb and emit the essence of love and commitment. Get ready to say “I do” to some unforgettable cinematic experiences.

20. The Wedding Year (2019)

‘The Wedding Year,’ directed by Robert Luketic, is a charming romantic comedy that captures the whirlwind of wedding season through the eyes of Mara (Sarah Hyland). Mara, a carefree photographer, and her boyfriend Jake (Tyler James Williams) find their relationship tested when they are invited to seven weddings in a single year. The film’s lively plot and relatable characters make it a delightful exploration of love, commitment, and the chaos of wedding planning. You can watch the film here.

19. Love Tactics 2 (2023)

In the sizzling Turkish film ‘Love Tactics 2‘, directed by Recai Karagöz, Aslı (Demet Özdemir) staunchly believes that marriage is a scam. However, when her boyfriend, Kerem (Şükrü Özyıldız), unexpectedly agrees with her view, Aslı devises a cunning and comedic plan to get him to propose. The film’s engaging storyline and the chemistry between Özdemir and Özyıldız bring a fresh and entertaining touch to the romantic comedy genre, making ‘Love Tactics 2’ a worthwhile watch for fans of clever (and toxic) love stories. The film is a sequel to the 2022 film ‘Love Tactics.’ You can watch the film here.

18. Disconnect: The Wedding Planner (2022)

In ‘Disconnect: The Wedding Planner,’ directed by David Tosh Gitonga, chaos ensues when a man finds himself duped and under pressure to organize a lavish destination wedding for a crucial investor. As time ticks away, he walks through mishaps and misunderstandings frantically to salvage the event and his reputation. This is after the money he paid to a wedding planner he was sleeping with ran away with it. Starring Pascal Tokodi as Otis, along with Catherine Kamau, Tope Tedela, and Justin Mirichii, the film garnishes comedy with high-stakes drama, offering a thrilling ride through the challenges of event planning gone awry. Gitonga’s direction brings a flair to the story, making ‘Disconnect: The Wedding Planner’ a good watch for its blend of humor, suspense, and unexpected twists. You can watch it here.

17. Wedding Season (2022)

Wedding Season,’ directed by Tom Dey and starring Suraj Sharma and Pallavi Sharda, unfolds as a tale of unexpectedness and heartfelt revelations. Asha, an economist navigating post-engagement turmoil and a new career path, reluctantly agrees to a series of orchestrated dates set up by her concerned mother, Suneeta. Amidst the backdrop of numerous weddings, Asha’s chance encounter with Ravi, a mysterious DJ hiding his affluent background, sets off a chain of events that challenge her perceptions of love and ambition. As their relationship evolves through secrets revealed and personal growth, ‘Wedding Season’ weaves a poignant narrative of second chances and the complexities of family dynamics, culminating in a heartfelt reunion that defies expectations and celebrates the power of genuine connection. You can watch the film here.

16. Anyone but You (2023)

Anyone But You’ is your average run-of-the-mill romantic comedy directed by Will Gluck, featuring the charismatic Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell. Drawing inspiration from Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ the film also boasts a stellar ensemble cast, including Alexandra Shipp, GaTa, and Dermot Mulroney. After a promising first date, Bea (Sweeney) and Ben’s (Powell) budding romance takes an unexpected turn from fiery attraction to icy indifference. However, fate intervenes when they reunite at a destination wedding in Australia. A delightful and humorous journey ensues as they float the unpredictable waters of love through a series of comedic misadventures while pretending to be a couple to ensure the event works out smoothly. You can watch ‘Anyone But You’ here.

15. Irish Wish (2024)

Irish Wish,’ directed by Janeen Damian and starring Lindsay Lohan, enchants audiences with its whimsical plot. The story revolves around Maddie Kelly (Lohan), a determined book editor whose life takes an unexpected turn when a spontaneous wish on an ancient stone in Ireland magically transforms her into the bride-to-be, that of her secret crush/author, Paul Kennedy (Alexander Vlahos), who was about to marry her best friend, Emma (Elizabeth Tan). As Maddie navigates this fantastical twist of fate, she must unravel the mysteries of love and friendship amidst the picturesque landscapes of Ireland. You can watch the film here.

14. Ali’s Wedding (2017)

‘Ali’s Wedding,’ directed by Jeffrey Walker, offers a bittersweet exploration of weddings and marriages within the framework of cultural expectations and personal aspirations. Set in Melbourne’s Iraqi Muslim community, the film follows Osamah Sami’s character Ali, who lies to his family about passing medical exams to pursue his dream of becoming a writer. Amidst the pressure to fulfill his parents’ expectations of an arranged marriage, Ali’s path remixes love, duty, and self-discovery. The cast also includes Don Hany, Helana Sawires, and Robert Rabiah, delivering an endearing tale that challenges stereotypes while celebrating the complexities and joys of familial bonds and marital commitments. You can watch ‘Ali’s Wedding’ here.

13. The Royal Treatment (2022)

Rick Jacobson’s ‘The Royal Treatment‘ intertwines romance and royal obligations against the backdrop of an impending wedding. The story follows Isabella (Laura Marano), a New York hairdresser who unexpectedly finds herself in charge of the hair and makeup for Prince Thomas’s wedding. Mena Massoud stars as Prince Thomas, who is betrothed to someone he does not love. As Isabella and Prince Thomas spend time together preparing for the royal wedding, they develop a genuine connection, prompting both to reconsider their futures. You can watch ‘The Royal Treatment’ here.

12. Mother of the Bride (2024)

In the romantic comedy ‘Mother of the Bride,’ directed by Mark Waters, Emma surprises her mother, Lana, with news of her wedding set in a month at a luxury resort in Phuket, Thailand. Excitement turns to dismay when Lana discovers the groom is the son of her former lover. As tensions flare and past wounds reopen, the film taps into family dynamics and rekindled love. Starring Brooke Shields, Miranda Cosgrove, Sean Teale, and Benjamin Bratt, ‘Mother of the Bride’ is your go-to predictable background watch. You can do so here.

11. Naked (2017)

‘Naked,’ directed by Michael Tiddes, is a comedic spin on the classic time-loop narrative. The film stars Marlon Wayans as Rob Anderson, a carefree man who wakes up repeatedly on his wedding day, stark naked in an elevator, forced to relive the same chaotic day until he gets it right. Co-starring Regina Hall as his fiancée Megan Swope, the movie blends humor with heartfelt moments as Rob learns valuable lessons about love and responsibility. What sets ‘Naked’ apart is its unique blend of slapstick comedy and romantic sincerity, all while navigating the hilarity of an unconventional wedding day. ‘Naked’ is a remake of the 2000 Swedish film ‘Naken.’ You can watch the film here.

10. The Week Of (2018)

Directed by Robert Smigel, ‘The Week Of’ is a comedic exploration of pre-wedding chaos featuring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. The story centers around two fathers, Kenny Lustig (Sandler), a construction worker, and Kirby Cordice (Rock), a well-to-do doctor, whose vastly different personalities, underscored by their class distinction, clash as they try to organize their children’s wedding. Set during the hectic week leading up to the big day, the film highlights the humorous and heartwarming trials and tribulations of family dynamics, cultural differences, and financial strains. The film co-stars Allison Strong, Roland Buck III, Rachel Dratch, and Steve Buscemi. You can watch ‘The Week Of’ here.

9. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Ramp walk into the opulent world of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ where director Jon M. Chu brings Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel to life with flair and elegance. The film follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she journeys to Singapore with her boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), only to discover he hails from one of Asia’s wealthiest families. Amidst breathtaking backdrops and high-society glamour, Rachel faces the formidable Eleanor, Nick’s mother (Michelle Yeoh), who is clear that Rachel will never be enough for her and, by extension, the Youngs. The film’s storytelling, cultural depth, and stunning visuals make ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ an exploration of love, identity, and family, cementing its place as a great wedding narrative on Netflix. You can watch it here.

8. Kandasamys: The Wedding (2019)

‘Kandasamys: The Wedding’ stands out as a unique wedding-based story that zooms in on the cultural richness of the vibrant Indian South African community. Directed by Jayan Moodley, this sequel follows the chaos and joy leading up to the wedding of Jodi (Mishqah Parthiephal) and Prishen (Madushan Singh). The film looks into the comical rivalry and eventual camaraderie between their mothers, Shanthi (Maeshni Naicker), Prishen’s mom, and Jennifer (Jailoshini Naidoo), Jodi’s mom, as they take on the over-the-top wedding preparations. You can watch ‘Kandasamys: The Wedding’ here.

7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

Diving back into the exuberant world of the Portokalos family, ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,’ directed by Kirk Jones, rekindles the magic of cultural traditions and familial love. It is a sequel to the 2002 film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ directed by Joel Zwick. Nia Vardalos returns as Toula alongside John Corbett’s Ian (Toula’s husband), caught in the whirlwind of parenthood, underscored by their teenage daughter Paris’s (Elena Kampouris) urge to get away from her overindulging mom, and unexpected revelations. What sets this sequel apart as a wedding movie is its endearing portrayal of a couple rediscovering their roots amidst the chaos of planning a belated wedding. Brimming with a blend of comedic flair and heartfelt moments, the film resonates with audiences through its celebration of heritage, making it a standout in the genre of familial wedding comedies. You can watch the film here.

6. Love Wedding Repeat (2020)

Ever wondered what happens when a wedding day is upended by a hilariously chaotic mix of mishaps and unexpected guests? Directed by Dean Craig, ‘Love Wedding Repeat‘ dives headfirst into this premise, offering a new remix of the wedding movie genre. Sam Claflin stars as Jack, desperately trying to ensure his sister Hayley’s (Eleanor Tomlinson) wedding goes smoothly despite the interference of Haylwy’s ex-lover, a misplaced sedative, and a persistent uninvited guest while catching up with his old flame, Dina (Olivia Munn). With each scenario playing out in alternate realities, the film is infectious for its inventive storytelling and comedic timing, presenting a refreshingly unpredictable take on the trials of love and matrimony. The film is a remake of the 2012 French rom-com ‘Plan de Table.’ You can watch ‘Love Wedding Repeat’ here.

5. The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (2017)

Embark on a journey to Dubai where the glamour of a Nigerian wedding collides with chaotic shenanigans and cultural clashes in ‘The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai’, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan. This sequel continues the romantic saga of Dunni (Adesua Etomi) and Dozie (Banky Wellington) at the wedding of Dozie’s Nonso (Enyinna Nwigwe) and Deadre (Daniella Down), Dunni’s bridesmaid. Against the backdrop of Dubai’s luxurious scenery, the film unpacks with tenderness and giggles, underscored by a chaotic spectacle of family dynamics and comedic mishaps, highlighting the unseen complications and celebrations of love across borders. You can watch ‘The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai’ here.

4. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018)

Step into the winter wonderland of ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding,’ directed by John Schultz. As Amber (Rose McIver) and Prince Richard (Ben Lamb) prepare to exchange vows amidst the opulence of Aldovia, challenges arise that test their love and royal duties, especially for Amber, who is overwhelmed by the rush of royal protocols and demands. Amidst festive decorations and snowy landscapes, the film is all about unforeseen bends and curves, chasing the liquor of romance and royalty with the juice of holiday cheer. This sophomore installment (sequel to the 2017 film ‘A Christmas Prince’) encapsulates its magical setting, charming performances, and a tale that reminds us that love conquers all, even amidst royal protocol and seasonal splendor. The film co-stars Alice Krige, Honor Kneafsey, and Sarah Douglas. You can watch it here.

3. Honeymoonish (2024)

Directed by Elie Semaan, this Kuwait (Arabic) rom-com follows polar opposites, Noor (Nour Al Ghandour) and Hamad (Mahmoud Boushahri), who get married for their own secret reasons. Noor wants to take revenge on her ex, who married someone else at the last moment, while Hamad marries to secure an inheritance. In other words, their marriage is based on lies that slowly start coming to light as the two explore their honeymoon destination. There is also the possibility that the two are related by blood. Amidst all these, Noor and Hamad find themselves slowly developing feelings for each other, but for love to take effect, they must confess the truth first. ‘Honeymoonish’ is a binge-watch-worthy rom-com that will remind you of the early 2000s rom-coms, providing a nostalgic vibe wrapped in a modern MO. You can watch ‘Honeymoonish’ here.

2. The Wedding Planner (2001)

Starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, ‘The Wedding Planner’ follows wedding planner Mary Fiore, who finally gets the opportunity to make a jump in her career after getting hired to plan the wedding of an heiress. Then, she is saved from what could have been a tragic accident by a guy named Steve Edison, who is a doctor. She is clearly attracted to him, and it seems that he is too, but her attraction hits rock bottom when it is revealed that Steve is the heiress’s fiancé. Now, Mary has to choose between her career and her love life (which is getting its first taste of success ever). Meanwhile, Steve, too, is conflicted and wonders if he and Mary are even a possibility, taking the side of denial. To find out what eventually happens to these two conflicted souls, you can watch this Adam Shankman-directed rom-com right here.

1. Marriage Story (2019)

Marriage Story‘ is a mesmerizing “wedding” story that offers a raw and deeply emotional portrayal of a marriage falling apart. Directed by Noah Baumbach, the film stars Scarlett Johansson as Nicole and Adam Driver as Charlie, a couple going through the tumultuous process of divorce while trying to maintain a sense of family for their son. The film’s strength lies in its raw exploration of love, loss, and the twisted complications of relationships. ‘Marriage Story’ is the most critically acclaimed entry on the list, having six Oscar nominations, out of which it won one, and five BAFTA nominations, out of which it won one as well. Both awards went to Laura Dern for Best Supporting Actress. The cast also includes Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Julie Hagerty, and Merritt Wever. You can watch the film here.

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