Film Characters you’d Like as your Best Friend

1. George (Rupert Everett) in My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)

Rupert Everett as George in MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING

When a woman’s (Julia Roberts) long-time friend (Dermot Mulroney) says he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself… and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

The friend that brings insanity to despair, and logic to the irrational, life would never be boring and dull,  and there is always “say a little prayer for you…”
– Debbie Hayter

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2. Fred (Rik Mayall) in Drop Dead Fred (1991)

Rik Mayall in DROP DEAD FRED (1991)

A young woman (Phoebe Cates) finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.

He’d flick snot in all my enemy’s cups of tea – Claire Reeves

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3.  The Weasley Twins (James & Oliver Phelps) from Harry Potter

James & Oliver Phelps as the Weasley Twins in the HARRY POTTER film series

An obscure little series of films about the adventures of a boy wizard and his friends.

Either of the Weasley twins would be my choice. If their magic did not improve my lawn bowling results then their sense of humour would definitely liven up the matches – John Guggiari

Fred or George Weasley – or why not both! Because who would be more fun?!? – Kleopatra Liourta


4. Buddy The Elf (Will Ferrell) from ELF (2003

Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf in ELF (2003)

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

He’ll bring Christmas cheer for all to hear everyday of the year – Hayley Brown

I was introduced to the film by some friends who said to me “You have to watch this film, you ARE Buddy the Elf!” I love Christmas so we would have tons to do around that time together plus I could finally meet my hero – Santa! Buddy is my soulmate haha! Who else answers the phone with a question about the caller?! – Asch surani

Buddy the Elf has got to be one of the best best friends you could have. 1) He’s always happy.  2) He sings just as much as me.  3) He puts “syrup” in his coffee. 4) He eats the same four food groups as me! 5) HE KNOWS SANTA!!! What more could I want? – Angie Louise

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5. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) in Legally Blonde (2001)

Reese Witherspoon in LEGALLY BLONDE

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

Just goes to show you can rock at anything; being a girl, being clever and being nice to everyone – Josephine Elizabeth

She’s a good person, ambitious when she puts her mind to it and we’d have lots of fun and girly chats – Natalie Holt

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