Bachelorette Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, Lizzy Caplan

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Bachelorette is a hilarious comedy about three high school friends, who aren't as close as they used to be, getting together for their fourth friend's wedding. Each has their own story of triumphs and tragedies, which usually becomes the but of many jokes throughout the film.
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The bride, Becky, played by Rumor Wilson, is an overweight girl who is the first in the crew to get married. She's also pitied by the other three girls. Kirsten Dunst plays the Maid of Honor, Regan. She's a successful Princeton graduate who now works with kids with cancer. She's also very up-tight, selfish, insecure, and spiteful. The other two girls are bride's maids. Katie is played by Isla Fisher. She's the popular girl in high school who hasn't really grown up. She not only has low self-esteem, but she also drinks a lot, does drugs, and will date any man as long as he has a job. Gena is played by Lizzy Caplan. She still isn't over her high school sweetheart, though she won't admit it and instead acts like she hates him. She sleeps around and is a chain smoker. She's also on the wild side, like Katie, and will drink and do drugs with her.

First, there is the rehearsal dinner, which proves to be a hilarious disaster for all three bride's maids. Then, Regan tries to give Becky a Bachelorette party, which flops so Becky goes to bed early. Meanwhile, the three girls don't want the night to end, so they do some drugs and go out on the town.

After ruining Becky's wedding dress, the three misfits now spend the remaining hours of the night and into the morning fixing it. And they also end up learning a lot about themselves in the process. Of course, they take right up until the last minute to deliver Becky's dress without her ever knowing what had happened the night before.

Best part of story, including ending: I really liked this movie because it is very funny. Yes, it's a little far fetched, but any adult who watches it, especially 20-somethings, will enjoy this comedy.

Best scene in story: It was really hard to pick a favorite scene, but I'd have to say it was when Gena and her ex-boyfriend Clyde, played by Adam Scott, are sitting on Clyde's bed. They talk about their past and you learn the real reason why they broke up. And you also learn that they both still love each other. It was a touching moment in the film.

Opinion about the main character: I don't like Regan at the beginning of the film because you can tell she doesn't really want to be there and she's friends with Becky mostly just because she pities her. She is also a little selfish. She's like the mother of all the other women. But, then her character grew on me. She was determined to fix everything to make sure Becky had a beautiful and special wedding day.

The review of this Movie prepared by Janis Bennett a Level 1 Blue Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   Wedding prep or bachelor party How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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