Movies about Friendship

What are your favorite movies about the power of friendship between women? Below is a compilation of movies that I’ve seen and that friends recommend.  Add your favorites in the comment section to be added to my ongoing list.

    • Beaches (1988)
    • Brokedown Palace (1999)
    • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) (based on the novel by Rebecca Wells)
    • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
    • Steel Magnolias (1989)
    • Thelma and Louise (1991)
    • The First Wives Club (1996)
    • The Help (2011) (based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett)
    • Waiting to Exhale (1995) (based on the novel by Terry McMillan)
    • When Harry Met Sally (1989)
    • Sex & the City (TV/HBO series 1998-2004; and two movies, 2008, 2010)
    • Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
    • The Big Chill (1983)
    • Longtime Companion (1989)
    • Peter’s Friends (1992)
    • Rent (2005) (musical/movie)
    • “Doctor Who” (1963-1989, TV series)
    • Rich and Famous (1981)
    • Sideways (2004)
    • Freedom Writers (2007)
    • Simon Birch (1998)
    • The Fox and the Hound (1981)
    • My Girl  (1991)
    • Bridesmaids (2011)
    • Bride Wars (2009)
    • You Again (2010)
    • A League of Their Own (1992)
    • The Sweetest Thing (2002)
    • Heathers (1998)
    • The Color Purple (1985)
    • The Stepford Wives (2004)
    • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
    • Pitch Perfect (2012)
    • Legally Blond (2001)
    • Whip It (2009)
    • Leaving Normal (1992)
    • Mamma Mia! (2008)
    • How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
    • Reality Bites (1994)
    • Singles (1992)
    • Mystic Pizza (1988)
    • Clueless (1995)
    • “This Emotional Life” (2010 TV series produced by NOVA on PBS about why relationships are important to our mental and emotional health.)

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