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22 Reasons "My Best Friend's Wedding" Is The Greatest Rom-Com Of All Time

"The misery, the exquisite tragedy. The Susan Hayward of it all."

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1. Because who hasn't secretly been in love with their best friend and only realized it once they were taken?

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2. Especially if your best friend is as hot as Dermot Mulroney in the late '90s.

Jules should have locked that down ASAP.
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Jules should have locked that down ASAP.

3. Because Julia Roberts is the best two-faced, big-haired food critic you've ever secretly rooted for.

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4. And Cameron Diaz is the irritatingly perfect blonde who really should have been booed for her terrible karaoke performance.

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5. Because in terms of gay best friends, Rupert Everett is the ultimate.

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6. Because how often does a rom-com have an equally phenomenal soundtrack?

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7. Because you melt every time Dermot Mulroney smiles, until you're just a hopeless puddle on the floor.

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8. Because the "I Say a Little Prayer for You" scene is one of the best scenes in the history of film.

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9. Because Paul Giamatti makes a random cameo as a very convincing bellhop.

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10. Because Julia Roberts is the sexiest tomboy you've ever laid eyes on.

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11. Can you say crop tops?

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12. Because "it's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy."

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13. Because the thought of anyone seriously believing George is a straight man is absolutely laughable.

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14. Because it's impossible not to cry when Michael sings his and Jules' song one last time.

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ALL THE FEELS

15. Because what are the chances Kimmy walks in when Jules finally gets the balls to confess her love for Michael?

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16. Because a bridesmaid that gets her tongue stuck on an ice sculpture's privates is the best kind of bridesmaid.

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17. Because it's the ultimate showdown between Jell-O and crème brûlée.

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SPOILER ALERT: Crème Brûlée wins.

18. Because what's better than a throw down in the ladies' bathroom at a baseball game?

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19. Because when Jules gives her maid of honor speech, you know she's finally done the right thing.

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20. Because only in the movies would a best friend forgive you for trying to sabotage their wedding.

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21. Because when George shows up in the final scenes, you almost forget about the not-so-happy ending.

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22. Because the moral of the story is that if you love someone, tell them. And preferably not on their wedding day.

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