15+ Great Toasts From Wedding Movies

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Your buddy or bestie has found the one, and you know the onus will be upon you to give a worthy speech. Well, if you’re looking for something memorable, why not lean on some of the greats of romance for some help and inspiration? Finding sample toast wedding movies could help you come up with some of the best lines to use at your buddy’s weddings or even bachelor’s eve or bridal showers.

Some of the best wedding toast images can be found in prime romantic comedies that we can never forget. From samples like Fresh Prince of Bel-Air wedding toast lyrics to Saturday Night live wedding toasts, there is a variety of toasts, from funny to romantic, that you can dig up from these movie gems for the best inspiration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it called a wedding toast?

The wedding toast came about back in the day when neighbors would call a truce after a disagreement and hold a celebration when their children came together in marriage. The act of dipping burnt bread into wine by the Romans at the time, coined the term, ‘toast’.


Wedding Movies Quotes



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It could be a bit difficult, writing your wedding toast for your bestie’s wedding. However, it might be hard to beat the difficulty faced by the maid of honor in the Bridesmaids movie. If Annie could come up with the wedding date toast after so much disaster, well so can you.

“Lillian and I took Spanish together in school. And so, I would just like to say to you and to everyone here, ‘Gracias para vivaren la casa, en la escuelas, en… en la azul… markada. Tienes con bibiren las fortuashla and gracias.”


Wedding Crashers

The Wedding Crashers toast is what seals the deal for John and Claire, John being the wedding crasher and Claire being an actual guest at the wedding. All goes to say that even when there are weird things afoot, you might still be able to come up with sensible wedding toast song ideas.

“True love is the soul’s recognition of its counterpoint in another.”


Four Weddings and A Funeral

One of the best toast wedding films would be the one from Charles the best man (played by Hugh Grant), in a movie where he keeps running into the same lady, Carrie at weddings and even one funeral.

“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.”


In Her Shoes

Some touching toast quotes can be found in poems, just like this one from E.E. Cummings, recited by Cameron Diaz, when she played the character of Maggie and gave a great wedding toast to her sister, Rose.

“It is the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart. I carry your heart. I carry it in my heart.”


My Best Friend’s Wedding

Toast samples are a great way to find inspiration for writing your own. Movies sometimes can draw the best of inspiration or sometimes the worst, as we can see from the old-school wedding toast by Julia Roberts’ character in “My Best Friend’s Wedding”.

“I had the strangest dream. I dreamed that some psychopath was trying to break the two of you up. Luckily, I woke up, and I see that the world is just as it should be. For my best friend… has won the best woman.”


The 5-Year Engagement

Some people have wedding toast clipart, kind of like the engagement party slideshow Tom and Violet had, which was pretty awkward for the couple. Also, the wedding toast that they got afterward.

“This is supposed to be exciting. It’s your wedding — you only get a few of these!”


My Big Fat Greek Wedding

If you’re looking for the craziest toast wedding films collective; then perhaps this one from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” takes the cake. Considering the types of families that were coming together in this movie, it is no surprise that they had this gem of a toast below.

“We’re all different, but in the end, we’re all fruit.”


The Wedding Singer

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The wedding singer toast is not one to live by, but definitely, a memorable one that could be helpful in a perhaps queer way. If you have an SNL wedding toast skit in mind, this line from the drunk brother of the groom in the movie could inspire you.

“Harold ain’t so perfect. Remember that time in Puerto Rico when we picked up those two… well, I guess they were prostitutes, but I don’t remember paying.”


The Princess Bride

This quote from the 1987 movie is one for the couple who believes in the fairy tale ending. And who wouldn’t want to believe in happily ever afters?

“Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.”



No wedding toast could best capture the love of two people who met on vacation and both share a love for travel. We bring you this cute and romantic quote from the 1958 movie, Vertigo.

“Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere.”

Maid of Honor Toasts

If a maid of honor would like to give a wedding toast from movies in honor of her movie-loving bestie, then there are so many to choose from. Often from popular romcoms, a few include:

  • Lidia Biondi, “Letters to Juliet”
    “Husbands are like wine. They take a long time to mature.”
  • Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”
    Really quick! Speaking of Consuelo, Lillian and I took Spanish together in school. And so, I would just like to say to you and to everyone here, ‘Gracias para vivar en la casa, en la escuelas, en…en la azul…markada. Tienes con bibir en las Fortuashla.’ And gracias!

Best Man Toast

Even a best man could run out of the right words to say. Wedding toast quotes from movies could be the savior that we all need at times like this. For some humor, you could go with quotes from family comedy series we have all grown to love.

  • Josh Radnor, “How I Met Your Mother”
    The love between Joel and Mora is magnificent. I thought I had the same thing… until my fiancee left me at the altar last week. I was asked not to talk about that, so I won’t. (pause) I sit outside her house at night sometimes.

Wedding Movie Toast For Couples

Sometimes movies have the best and most funny wedding toast quotes. Just the right places to dig up those perfect words.

  • A Star Is Born (2018)
    – For the couple who belong together.
    “You float out at sea then one day you find a port say, ‘I’m gonna stay here a few days.’ Few days ‘comes a few years. Then you forgot where you’re going in the first place. Then you realize you don’t really give a sh*t about where you was going, cause you like where you at.”
  • The Fault In Our Stars (2014)
    – For the nerdy couple.
    For the couple that’s a little math: “I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.”
  • Crazy, Stupid Love (2011)
    – For the couple who will do anything to be together.
    “I will never stop trying. Because when you find the one… you never give up.
  • “Sex And The City (The Movie)”
    – For the couple who took their time.
    Now, there were times when we had our doubts about this gorgeous man. But after careful observation over the last hundred years, my doubts are over. So here’s to the groom… a man who finally got ‘Carrie-d’ away.
  • Juno (2007)
    – Toast wedding movies for the couple that started as besties.
    “Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you. The right person is still going to think the sun shines out of your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking with.”

Speaking about your friend in front of a number of people can be a tad more difficult than a simple face-to-face. This is why writing wedding toasts can be difficult; sometimes sample toast wedding movies can help give you the spark to write your own. From funny to romantic and downright silly, here’s to hoping that these wedding movie toasts deliver what you desire.