Wedding toasts are supposed to be a heartfelt expression of admiration for your love by those closest to you. However, wedding toasts have also led to many epic moments during real wedding receptions and on film. Wedding toasts are often the most fun and memorable part of any wedding and are often filled with crazy stories from the best man or sentimental moments shared by the maid of honor. The best wedding toasts have a magical way of making your eyes tear up, while also electing huge laughter.
If you have been to a few weddings, you already know that the best wedding toasts are unpredictable and have a knack for being heartfelt, but also really funny. This unpredictability has led to wedding toasts taking over the big screen.
Here are just a few recaps of the best wedding toast videos from some of your favorite films throughout the years:
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Luke Wilson’s Mitch is having a bad week. He just caught his girlfriend cheating on him and is in need of a place to live. In one, hilarious diatribe, he lets his woes bubble to the surface while giving a drunken best man speech during his friend Frank’s wedding.
“True love is hard to find,” Mitch says. “Sometimes you think you have true love and then you catch the early flight home from San Diego and a couple of nude people jump out of your bathroom blindfolded like a (expletive) magic show.”
My Best Friend’s Wedding
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My Best Friend’s Wedding is a classic movie that stars Julia Roberts and launched Cameron Diaz’s career, but it is the vows shared by Julia’s character, Julianne, that made the movie. She goes on and on about an elaborate dream that was actually a real plan to end her best friend’s marriage that ultimately failed. In these words she was able to be genuine, but also make a joke of the crazy situation.
The Wedding Singer
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Steve Buscemi takes the microphone out of the hands of Adam Sandler’s Robbie, the wedding singer; proceeding to tell off Harold in front of the rest of the family. “Harold ain’t so perfect. Remember that time in Puerto Rico when we picked up those two, uh, I guess they were prostitutes, but I don’t remember paying,”
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Wedding Crashers is a movie based around the premise of crashing weddings and preying on emotionally wrecked women. However, a scene in wedding crashers is known as the best wedding toast video, because of the genuine feelings and sweet toast that makes womanizing men rethink their plans.
The 5 Year Engagement
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This movie has a memorable wedding toast, because it plays on the idea that weddings are not always a one-time thing. The famous quote, “This is supposed to be exciting. It’s your wedding — you only get a few of these,” is what makes this quirky film really work. Weddings should be taken seriously, but normally a lot of funny and weird things take place before the ceremony.
Four Weddings and A Funeral
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Charles and Carrie bump into each other all the time at weddings. And if you ever doubted Hugh Grant as an on-screen charmer, you need to watch his speech as best man: “I am as ever in bewildered awe of anyone who this kind of commitment that Angus and Laure have made today. I know I couldn’t do it and I think it’s wonderful they can.”
The Hangover 2
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The Hangover 2 has another example of the best wedding toasts, because it accurately shows what happens when your weird friend or family member grabs the microphone. Not everyone has the best social etiquette and this normally leads to the most epic laughter and funny lines at any wedding.
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Friendship can be a delicate thing — especially when you’re the maid of honor competing with a stranger for the attention of your childhood best friend. That’s exactly what happens to Annie Walker (Kristen Wiig), when she meets the rest of her girlfriend’s bridesmaids — particularly her successful, rich rival Helen Harris (Rose Byrne). Annie and Helen try to one-up each other by given the most heartfelt thank you speech.
The best wedding toasts have been captured on film, but they are also filmed each weekend at a country club near you. Whenever you mix longtime friends and alcohol the results are often amazing!