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Movies to celebrate Galentine's Day

Galentine's Day marks a special occasion every year when women and girls celebrate sisterhood and their close female friends, showing your sisters, blood or found, that their presence in your life is appreciated. While people are looking for ideas or activities to celebrate the occasion, here are some movie ideas for a Galentine's Day bash. 

"The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" (2005) 

Four best friends are starting life but in completely different directions, looking for a way to stay close. A story as old as time, but what if a magic pair of jeans keeps them together? Carmen, Lena, Bridget and Tibby are about to spend their first summer apart. Before separating, they decide to go thrifting, only to find a pair of jeans that magically fits them all. These girls go through a journey of love, loss, grief, acceptance and battles against societal expectations, with their sisterhood becoming stronger than ever before. 

You can rent or buy "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu or Apple TV.

“Barbie” (2023)

In this recent blockbuster, stereotypical Barbie travels to the real world after Weird Barbie divulges that the recent changes to her are caused by an unhappy person playing with her doll body in the real world. Barbie and Ken set out on a journey and discover just how different the real world is from Barbieland.

While trying to figure out what is going on, Barbie learns about the state of women in a patriarchal society. Opposingly, Ken learns that men have a place in the real world and an importance greater than trying to get Barbie's attention. Barbie navigates the social issues of the real world, experiences womanhood and the loss of girlhood, and reverses the changes that Beach Ken made to Barbieland. 

"Barbie" is available on Max, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, YouTube and Apple TV.

“Steel Magnolias” (1989)

"Steel Magnolias" follows Truvy, M'Lynn, Shelby, Annelle, Ouiser and Clairee, a band of friends in Louisiana who frequent Truvy's beauty salon to gossip, celebrate and support each other. All face and overcome their life circumstances and challenges, experiencing life at its best and worst together. "Steel Magnolias" explores grief, love, anger and laughter with the support of sisterhood. 

You can rent or buy this film on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu and Apple TV

“Bridesmaids” (2011)

In this comedic adventure, broke and relationship-troubled friend Annie is the maid of honor at her best friend Lillian’s wedding. In a series of odd and hilarious situations, Annie shows how far she will go to make everything perfect for those who matter to her, even if it may end in disaster. 

Watch now with an Amazon Prime Video or Fubo subscription or rent or buy on Vudu, Apple TV, AMC On Demand, Google Play, DIRECTV or YouTube.

“Pitch Perfect” (2012)

College freshman and aspiring DJ Beca joins The Barden Bellas, an all-girl acapella group that battles against the rival all-male acapella group, the Treblemakers. With the fire to dominate the acapella world, The Barden Bellas must get along to fight against tradition and the assumptions made against them. 

Watch the first "Pitch Perfect" movie on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, Apple TV, AMC On Demand, Google Play, DIRECTV, Spectrum On Demand or the Microsoft Store.

“Sister Act” (1992)

Nevada lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder that sends her into witness protection at St. Katherine's, a catholic church and convent in San Francisco. Tasked with blending in, Deloris, now Sister Mary Clarence, joins the church's choir. The only problem: they are horrible. Fortunately, she turns the ensemble into a class act worthy of widespread attention.

Watch Sister Mary Clarence turn the choir of St. Katherine's into a bonafide, show-stopping group on Disney+ or rent or buy the movie on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, Apple TV, AMC On Demand or Google Play.

"Cheetah Girls" (2003)

Four best friends attend Manhattan High School for the performing arts, forming a pop girl group named "The Cheetah Girls." Performing at talent shows and hoping to make their big break, they are approached by a big-time producer who plans to make them pop stars. However, will life get in the way and force the girls farther from their dreams? Even push them apart? 

Watch these teen fashionistas on Disney+, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, YouTube or Vudu. 

"9 to 5" (1980)

Have you ever just wanted to get rid of your boss? What about locking him in his house and taking over the business? These ladies not only did that but raised productivity, too. This movie focuses on three women, exhausted of their boss's misogynistic, egotistical and hypocritical ways, who take matters of improving the workplace environment into their own hands.  

Watch "9 to 5" on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, Apple TV, AMC On Demand, Google Play, DIRECTV or Microsoft Store.

Troop Beverly Hills" (1989)

A soon-to-be divorced Beverly Hills housewife sets out to find her purpose to prove a point to her husband and herself. So, she becomes a den mother to her daughter's local troop of Wilderness Girls despite having no experience. In this comedy, a chaotic yet heartwarming group of girls bond and prove the worthiness of their troop while the district leader tries to sabotage them at every turn. 

Rent or buy the film on Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, DIRECTV, Apple TV, AMC on Demand, Microsoft Store, YouTube or Vudu. 


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