10 Best Movies To Watch With The Girls For Galentine’s Day – Screen Rant

Those partaking in Galentine's Day this year on Valentine's Day might want to binge some movies; these 10 are perfect for watching with the girls.

Parks and Recreationgave fans a lot of wonderful things over its seven-season run but nothing can top the moment Leslie Knope invented the best holiday for ladies to celebrate with their friends: Galentine's Day. While the holiday may have been a silly plot point for one of the most memorable episodes, it has since become an actual holiday celebrated amongst women around the world.

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Nothing says Happy Galentine's Day more than spending the day with friends and having a movie marathon that highlights the power of female friendship. Luckily, there are tons of movies out there about female friendship and all the various forms it takes.

Oliva Wilde's directorial debut movieBooksmartmight have been a low-budget independent movie but there is nothing low budget about it. The movie centers on Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein), two high school best friends who have spent four years dedicated to their education so they can head to the Ivy Leagues. As realization begins to hit that they have missed out on all the fun high school has to offer, Amy and Molly set out to cram four years of high school shenanigans into the night before graduation.

Not only doesBooksmarttake these two girls on a wild adventure, but it also bonds them even more than they already have. Everyone needs a ride-or-die friendship like the one these two girls have cultivated.

Weddings can frazzle even the most mature women which is why it's so important to be selective when choosing abridal party.The Kristen Wiig-ledBridesmaidshones in on that statement proving it to be true.

The movie centers on Annie (Wiig) who has been tapped to be her best friend Lillian's (Maya Rudolph) maid of honor. Annie is thrilled but when her duties are slowly being stolen byHelen (Rose Byrne), a wealthy acquaintance of Lilian's. While these two battle it out, friendships are put to the test until eventually everyone is cracking under the wedding stress.

Galentine's Day is all about having fun with the girls which is whyGirls Just Want To Have Funis the perfect movie to watch. Not only is it a fun '80s romantic comedy that has a lot of dancing in it, but it has also become a cult classic in recent years.

The movie follows Janey (Sarah Jessica Parker), a young gymnast who begins to rebel against her strict training when her father moves her to a new town. With a little coaxing from a new friend (Helen Hunt), Janey enters a dance competition where she is paired with a cute and talented dance partner.

Nothing says Galentine's Day like planning a girl's trip, but since not everyone can drop everything and head for the airport, the next best thing isto watchGirl's Trip.

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This movie features a star-studded cast that includes Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Regina Hall who form the best friend group known as the "Flossy Posse." After being offered a spot to be the keynote speaker at a music festival in New Orleans, the Flossy Posse decides to head out together turning this work trip into a chaotic and fun girl's trip.

How To Be Singleis a must-watch for Galentine's Day because it's all about the power of female friendship. The movie interweaves the stories of four different women together who are all in different phases of their love lives.

Alice (Dakota Johnson) finds herself newly single after breaking up with her college boyfriend. Meanwhile, Alice's sister Meg (Leslie Mann) is an OB/GYN who decides to use a sperm donor to have her own baby. Lucy (Alison Brie) is determined to find the one this year and then there is Robin (Rebel Wilson) who seems to be the glue holding Alice together.

Legally Blondeis hands down one of Reese's Witherspoon's best and most iconic roles of all time. Not only that, it's one of the most feminist movies of all time which makes it's a perfect girl's night movie.

The movie follows Elle Woods (Witherspoon), a college graduate who has just been broken up by her longtime boyfriend whom she thought was going to propose to her. Determined to get him back, Elleapplies and gets into Harvard Law but quickly realizes that Warner is not the man for her.

When it comes to teen comedies of the early 2000s,Mean Girlsis as iconic as they come. With a cast that includes the likes of Rachel McAdams, Lindsey Lohan, and comedy geniuses AmyPoehler and Tina Fey, there is no shortage of humor.

Cady Heron (Lohan) has just moved to the suburbs after being homeschool in Africa and is determined to fit in at her new high school. She quickly gets recruited by the outcasts in an attempt to take down the "Plastics" who have also shown an interest in her. WhileMean Girlsmight show the more negative sides of female friendship, it's still a must-watch.

What's better than a movie that includes singing? A movie about a kickass group of college women singing. Released in 2012,Pitch Perfectbecame a huge "sleeper hit" and even spawned two sequels while introducing the world to the competition world of a capella.

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The movie centers on Becca (Anna Kendrick) a college freshman who doesn't want anything to do with the college scene. In order to appease her dad, she joins an all-female a cappella group that is determined to win the collegiate championships after an incident the prior year.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pantsseemed always seems to be underrated when talking about movies that have been adapted from young adult novels. This movie is truly the embodiment of female friendship and should be celebrated every day especially on Galentine's Day.

The movie follows four best friends who are all spending their summer apart. Carmen (America Ferrera) is going to visit her father, Lena (Alexis Bledel) is going to Greece to spend time with her grandparents, Bridget (Blake Lively) is off to an esteemed soccer camp, and Tibby (Amber Tamblyn) is holding the fort back at home. While these four friends might be separated in the physical sense, they are being held together by a mysterious pair of jeans that fits all four of them.

Someone Greatexploresdifferent types of platonicrelationships as the lines bleed in this Jennifer Kaytin Robinson written and directed film.

The story centers on Jenny Young (Gina Rodriguez) who has recently been dumped by her longtime boyfriend whom she thought was the one.Ready for a fresh start, Jenny takes a job that requires her to move across the country. Not ready to say goodbye just yet, Jenny's two best friends Blair (Brittany Snow) and Erin (DeWanda Wise) arrange one last adventure for Jenny that also serves as a therapy session for her heartbreak.

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Danielle Bruncati is a freelance writer for Valnet and an aspiring television writer from Southern California. She is a pop-culture enthusiast who enjoys writing and spending time with her dog.

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