Having a BFF who totally gets you is irreplaceable. Everyone needs partner in crime to swap guy advice with, make you laugh when you feel low, or is just a total blast to hang out with. All of the movies on this list show how friendship can con.
#1. Bring It On
Underneath the catchy cheer routine songs, hilarious one-liners, and juicy love plot, Bring It On is a friendship movie at heart.
Torrance (played by Kristen Dunst) get chosen as term captain when Big Red graduates.
After learning that many of their routines were stolen from another team Torrance relies on new girl Missy to guide her to cheer victory. Even when Torrance starts crushing on Missy’s brother, the girls remain friends ’til the end.
#2. Bend It Like Beckham
Sports rule number one: always have your teammate’s back, on and off the field. In this movie, Jess (played by British Indian actress Parminder Nagra) is obsessed with soccer, but her parents won’t let her play because it goes against their cultural beliefs that girls shouldn’t play sports. Jess joins a local team on the DL and becomes super-close with Jules (played by Kiera Knightley).
Despite the obstacles they face, these mates are there for each other no matter what.
If you’ve become friends with the last person you thought you’d ever like, then you’ll definitely relate to Clueless.
Tai shows up to her new, posh Beverly Hills high school in plaid and overalls. Needless to say, she doesn’t exactly fit in. Cher and Dion, the school fashionistas, take her under their wings and give her a total makeover.
But they’re friendship with Tai goes way beyond hair dye and lipstick: Cher and Tai have their ups and downs, but in the end, they appreciate each other for who they truly are — just like a real friend should!
Sure, it’s a goldmine for vintage Britney Spears songs, but Crossroads also has a good lesson about what it means to really be friends forever.
BFF often promise each other they’ll always be friends, but it’s easier said than done! In Crossroads, three former besties who have drifted apart go on a road trip together and help each other accomplish goals they’ve had since they were kids.
The moral of the story: tell your friends your dreams and help each other live them out!
#5. Johnny Tucker Must Die
It’s hard to imagine becoming friends with someone your boyfriend is cheating on you with, but hey, getting even on a two-timer is the ultimate girl power move!
John Tucker is the most popular guy at school (so hot!), but he’s also a serial cheater. Little does he know, he’s about to get busted: Three of the girls he’s cheated on team up to get the best revenge of all time.
#6. Legally Blonde
Elle Woods would be a huge Manicure Monday fan, because she totally knows the power of polish. In Legally Blonde, she reaches BFF level with her sassy manicurist, Paulette.
Elle has some serious woes about law school and her dating life, and Paulette is always there to lend an ear.
In turn, Elle helps Paulette get revenge on her ex and get over him for good! If you’re going through a breakup, watch this movie with your best friend. You’ll feel instantly happier!
#7. Mean Girls
Ah, the classic tale of the new girl taking on the popular girls. Cady, the aforementioned school newbie, learns that all you need to survive high school are a couple good friends. (And a juicy burn book!) For her, that’s Janis and Damian, two class misfits.
#8. Monte Carlo
Fire up Monte Carlo if you’re about to study abroad with a pal. Starring Selena Gomez, Katie Cassidy, and Leighton Meester, this movie shows that the bonding experience of traveling to a new place can last a lifetime.
#9. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Graduating high school can definitely effect your friendships — especially if you all end up going to different colleges.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants shows that while the first year of college brings lots of change, your very best friendships keep you grounded. Even if you and your friends don’t have a magical pair of jeans to pass around!
#10. The Help
The Help proves that friendship has the power to spark a revolution — seriously! Emma Stone stars as Skeeter, an aspiring writer, who becomes friends with her family’s maid.
Together, they write a book about the struggles of African-Americans in the segregated 1960 s. After you watch it, think about how you and your friends can team up for good. Dream big, and then dream bigger!
Have you watched any of them?