7 Female Oriented Comedies to Watch on a Girls’ Night In
So you are planning for a night in with your best gal pals and want to rent a movie but all of the comedies are predictably male oriented? It’s a familiar situation for girls to be in because men are thought to be the funny ones while women and funny apparently just don’t gel well. However, we beg to differ for there are quite a few female comedies which will keep you entertained thought their run time.
Described as 'The Hangover' for women, Bridesmaids redefined and revived the concept of women oriented comedies when this genre was seemingly dying a slow death. Talented comedienne Melissa McCarthy and her co stars star as bridesmaids falling in and out of trouble in this laughathon of a movie.
2. Sister Act 1&2
This hilariously divine comedy series is a must watch for Whoopi Goldberg's priceless performance alone. Hilarity ensues when a normal woman who has witnessed a crime is the law's only hope for justice as she hides in disguise with nuns at a convent.
3. Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Go back to the sparkling and groovy 80s with this comedy musical about a group of girls who dance their way to glory. You will connect with the innocent charm and dance along with Sarah Jessica Parker, Lee Montgomery and Helen Hunt while watching this movie.
4. 9 to 5
This movie tackled a serious issue in a funny manner and empowered many a woman to stand up for her rights. The 1980 movie starring stalwarts Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton depict them as female employees who are shortchanged by their male chauvinist pig of a boss. They get together to teach him a lesson in the funniest possible ways.
5. Freaky Friday
We have all had a tiff with out mothers at some point of time and been told by them that we would realize their worth when we become mothers ourselves. Well, Freaky Friday plays out on this premise. The laugh riot has mother and daughter switching lives on one weird Friday and the hilarity unfolds thereafter.
6. Legally Blonde 1&2
If you haven't seen the Legally Blonde series as a teenage girl then you missed out on some serious fun. Revive those college memories with Reese Witherspoon as she gives a rib tickling performance as your typical seemingly ditzy rich blonde with a Chihuahua.
7. Baby Mama
You just cannot go wrong with the hilarious and epic combination of two of the most celebrated female stand up comediennes of all time: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Tina stars as a single independent woman who wants a baby but is infertile. So she ropes in a surrogate working lady, Amy, to mother a child for her. Hilarious all the way.