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5 Movies About Friendship You Should Watch

Camillia has BA in University Studies with a minor in English. Has enjoyed writing reviews since her sci fi/fantasy class in high school.

The one when the friend turns out to be your sister

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The Parent Trap is one of those feel-good movies about friendship and love. Would recommend this movie to kids specifically for its wholesome content.

Parent Trap (1998) Rated PG

Annie and Halie find each other at camp and become enemies. After they prank each other and get stuck in a cabin alone. It is when they are alone that they become friends and find out they are twin sisters. They find out that their parents separated them from each other. It is up to Annie and Halie to help their parents fall in love again. But even though they have a set plan to switch places they come into a problem, their dad is going to propose to another woman. This leads to some hilarious and somewhat mischievous antics. The Parent Trap is one of those feel-good movies about friendship and love. Would recommend this movie to kids specifically for its wholesome content.

The One with the know-it-all friend

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He convinces his best friend Cameron and girlfriend Sloane to go on a road trip in Cameron's dad's Ferrari. What could go wrong?

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) Rated PG-13

Ferris thinks he knows everything and this is evident as he has a plan for everything, even pretending to be sick so he can stay home from school. He convinces his best friend Cameron and girlfriend Sloane to go on a road trip in Cameron's dad's Ferrari. What could go wrong? Ferris and his friends go on the ultimate adventure including participating in a parade and dancing in the city. But even though they are having the time of their life, the school principal is trying to catch Ferris in the act of faking it. This movie becomes a race to the finish, literally. It is one of those interesting dynamic friendships between Cameron and Ferris that make this movie a fun watch. Would recommend this movie to those who enjoy 16 Candles and Breakfast Club. It is part of the 80's teenage flick era.

The one with the friend group

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The movie is about looking back on your childhood and seeing the world differently again.

The Sandlot (1993) Rated PG

If you are up for watching a movie about the summer, baseball, and a group of friends you will enjoy watching Sandlot. It is about Scott Smalls who recently moved to the suburbs and needs to make friends. He meets this group of boys who play baseball every day at the sandlot. Sandlot is both funny and somewhat endearing. The movie it is about looking back on your childhood and seeing the world differently again. Would recommend this movie to kids because it has some good themes throughout the movie such as friendship and courage.

The one with the girls

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The movie is about love, loss, grief, birth, and death. It encompasses the circle of life through the eyes of women who are in different areas of life.

Steel Magnolias (1989) Rated PG

Steel Magnolias is about a group of women who are intertwined within this small Lousiana town and community. The movie is about love, loss, grief, birth, and death. It encompasses the circle of life through the eyes of women who are in different areas of life. Annelle is single and recently moved to the town where she is hired by Truvy at her salon. Truvy is doing the hair for M'Lynn and her daughter Shelby who is getting married. Then we meet Lousia who is sarcastic and does not trust Annelle. The movie centers on this group of women who end up dealing with everything life has to offer. Would recommend this movie to those who enjoy dramas that deal with real-life issues. Be prepared with tissues as this movie can pull at the heart strings.

The one with lasting friendship

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While listening to Ninny's stories, Evelyn begins to change and grow as a person. She learns to be confident and to speak up for herself.

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) Rated PG-13

This movie is about an unlikely friendship between a timid housewife, Evelyn, and an elderly lady, Ninny. While listening to Ninny's stories, Evelyn begins to change and grow as a person. She learns to be confident and to speak up for herself. Evelyn has great character development in this movie. If you are looking for a movie about female empowerment, this movie is a great watch. This movie is about female friendship and how it can last a lifetime. Would recommend this movie to those who enjoy movies that have feminist thematic elements.

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