FRIEND ZONE: 10 Enviable Friendships from Film and TV (in Honor of Friendship Day)

August 6th is National Friendship Day.  Before you run off to give your BFF a hug, check out our list of the 10 Best Friendships from Film and TV.

Ditching School. Getting Married. Plunging off a cliff to your death.

None of these everyday activities would be possible without a Best Friend who’s got your back.

Here are 10 Best Friends from Film & TV whose inspiring friendships we think are worth celebrating.


1. Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar

The Movie: Wayne’s World (1992)
Why We Love Their Friendship: They support each other’s hopes and dreams, no matter how financially unfeasible they are. (And they’re lethal on a road trip together.)


2. Rachel Green and Monica Geller

The Show: Friends
Why We Love Their Friendship: They make a great team.  And even when they lose, they know how to turn the tables.


3. Han Solo and Chewbacca

The Movie: Star Wars (1977) – Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
Why We Love Their Friendship: Because no one understands Chewie like Han does.


4. Abbi Abrams and Ilana Wexler

The Show: Broad City
Why We Love Their Friendship: Whether they’re responding to harassment on the street or dealing with unwanted dinner guests, these two are always on the same page.


5. Ferris Bueller and Cameron Frye

The Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Why We Love Their Friendship: The bromance to end all bromances.  There are bros, and then there are bros who lend out their dad’s priceless Ferarri for a joy ride…ill-advised as that may be.


6. Jerry Seinfeld and George Costanza

The Show: Seinfeld
Why We Love Their Friendship: They bicker like an old married couple.  Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


7. Annie and Lillian

The Movie: Bridesmaids (2011)
Why We Love Their Friendship: They’re always ready to partayyy.


8. Seth and Evan

The Movie: Superbad (2007)
Why We Love Their Friendship: They aren’t afraid to tell each other how they truly feel.


9. Blaire Waldorf and Serena Van Der Woodsen

The Show: Gossip Girl
Why We Love Their Friendship: No matter how many times they fight – and they fight a lot – they always manage to make amends.


10. Harry and Lloyd

The Movie: Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Why We Love Their Friendship: Even when they’re stuck in the middle of nowhere, they still know how to keep each other’s spirits up.


Bonus: The Wolf Pack

The Movie: The Hangover (2009)
Why We Love Their Friendship: They’re just four wolves running around in the desert of Las Vegas together, looking for . . . well, you know the rest.