20 Famous Wedding Vows from Movies for Your Big Day 2021

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Struggling with how to write your wedding vows and find the perfect words? When you tie the knot, your vows play a big role. Take note of films and use their wedding vow quotes to inspire you to write your own version. The purpose here is to suggest some famous wedding vows from well-known films and TV to assist you in putting together the perfect nuptials for your ceremony. 

20. Friends

Monica: For so long I wondered if I would ever find my prince, my soulmate. Then three years ago, at another wedding, I turned to a friend for comfort. And instead, I found everything that I’d ever been looking for my whole life. And now here we are, with our future before us, and I only want to spend it with you, my prince, my soulmate, my friend. Unless you don’t want to. You go!

Chandler: I thought this was going to be the most difficult thing I ever had to do. But when I saw you walking down the aisle, I realized how simple it was. I love you. You are the person I was meant to spend the rest of my life with.

19. Boy Meets World: Cory and Topanga

Topanga: I wasn’t sure this day would ever come, but you were. I wasn’t sure love could survive everything we put it through, but you were. You were always strong and always sure. And now I know I want you to stand beside me for the rest of my life. That’s what I’m sure of.

Cory: Ever since I was young I never really understood anything about the world, and I never understood anything that happened in my life. The only thing that ever made sense to me was you, and how I felt about you. That’s all I’ve ever known, and that’s enough, that’s enough for me, for the rest of my life, Topanga.

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18. How I Met Your Mother:  Lily and Marshall

Marshall: There are a million reasons why I love you. You make me laugh and you take care of me when I’m sick. You’re sweet, caring, and you even created an egg dish and named it after me…It’s called “Egg Marshall” and it’s awesome. But the main reason that I love you is that you’re my best friend. You’re the best friend I ever had.

Lily: I love you because you’re funny and you make me feel loved and you make me feel safe. And for our anniversary you gave me a sweatshirt that says, “Lily and Marshall: Rockin’ It Since ‘96”… but the main reason I love you is you make me happy. You make me happy all the time.

17. ER: Abby and Luka

Luka: Be my wife. I offer myself with all my faults and strengths. We’ll help each other when we need help and work together to raise our son. I choose you as the person I will love and honor for the rest of my days.

Abby: First of all, I love you. I do. And you’ve helped me through a lot. We got here together with a beautiful little boy. I was thinking of a poem* before when I was getting ready. I think it starts, I carry your heart in my heart. I’m never without it. Anywhere I go, you go. I’m probably messing the whole thing up, but I think the end goes, and this is the wonder that keeps the stars apart. I carry your heart. I carry it in my heart. So i guess what I’m saying is, let’s just try to love each other and persevere.

16. Glee: Carole and Burt

Burt: I lost somebody I loved very much. But Kurt . . . he lost his mom. And that killed me. Well, we got by, but looking back, I want to apologize to you, Kurt. What we were living just wasn’t living . . . You’re everything, Carole. Words can’t describe you. You’re everything. And I will love you till the day I die.

Carole: Oh, hey . . . I’m lucky . . . Kurt, you are an amazing person. I’m not only getting a son, I’m getting a friend. Finn, I know you were resistant at first, but I am so proud of you. I’ve watched you grow into a man. But I think I’m most proud that you’ve become a brother to Kurt. We are four people. Becoming a family.

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15. Sex and the City 2

Anthony: It was not exactly love at first sight, but it turns out it was love. You are the first man to accept me for the man that I actually am.

14. The Vow:  Paige and Leo

Paige: I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness and to have the patience that love demands, to speak when words are needed and to share the silence when they are not, to agree to disagree on red velvet cake, and to live within the warmth of your heart and always call it home.

Leo: I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love. And to always know in the deepest part of my soul that no matter what challenges might carry us apart, we will always find our way back to each other.

13. Rachel Getting Married: Rachel and Sidney

Rachel: You are just so full of grace, and I promise before God and these beautiful people that I will love you fiercely and sweetly. And I look forward to sharing this great life with you. Thank you for marrying me.

Sidney: All that I ever wanted was to just hear music, and when I met you, I heard you. And, Rachel, you’re the most beautiful thing I’ve ever heard. Thank you for marrying me.

12. Wedding Crasher: Craig and Christina

Craig: I, Craig, take you, Christina, to be my wife, my best friend, and my first mate. Through sickness and health, clear skies, and squalls.

Christina: I, Christina, take you, Craig, to be my best friend and my captain, to be your anchor and your sail, your starboard and your port.

11. The Runaway Bride

Maggie: “Look, I guarantee there’ll be tough times. I guarantee. . .at some point one or both of us is gonna want to get out of this thing. But, I also guarantee that if I don’t ask you to be mine, I’ll regret it the rest of my life. Because I know in my heart. . .you’re the only one for me.”

10. Medea’s Family Reunion: Vanessa and Frankie

Vanessa: I never thought that I could meet someone like you. You are my friend. You are my smile. You are my everything. You are a breathtaking reflection of God’s heart for me . . . of how he pursued me and loved me even when I didn’t love myself. You held my hand in the darkness, and you pulled me out into the light. I love you.

Frankie: You are my light. And it doesn’t matter what happens in this life as long as you’re with me. When I look at you, I know that there’s a God, and that he loved me so much that he took the time to create you just for me. I love you . . . past my mind . . . beyond my heart . . . I love you for my soul. And that’s the space where only you and God dwell.

9. Grey’s Anatomy: Meredith and Derek

“To love each other, even when we hate each other. No running—ever. Nobody walks out no matter what happens. Take care when old, senile, smelly. This is forever.” (These vows were signed on a Post-It Note by the couple.)

8. Pride and prejudice:  Mr. Darcy

Mr. Darcy: You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.

7. Beverly Hills 90210: David and Donna

David : When was it that we fell in love? When we were 18? 16? Maybe 10. I don’t know ’cause the truth is I can’t picture a time when I wasn’t in love with you. I always knew you were the one that could look into my eyes and see my soul. I don’t question your commitment to us and I know there’s nothing that we can’t work through. And I accept you as my partner and as my best friend above all others. It’s a miracle to find the kind of peace and happiness that you’ve given me, and in honor of that miracle, I pledge before our family and friends to love and to cherish you forever.

Donna: I look at you and I see my best friend. Your energy and your passion inspire me in ways I never thought possible. Your inner beauty is so strong that I no longer fear being myself. I no longer fear at all. I never thought that I could find someone to love that would love me back unconditionally. And then I realized that although we are often apart, you are always with me, that you are my soulmate. You give me purpose when I feel I have none. Without you my soul would be empty, my heart broken, my being incomplete. I thank God every day that you were brought into my life, and I thank you for loving me.

6. American Wedding: Michelle and Jim

Jim: You are the one woman I want to be with, and the woman I can’t be without. I love you.

Michelle: I had trouble finding the words to tell you how I feel. And I realized something. Love isn’t just a feeling. Love is something you do. It’s a dress, a visit to band camp, a special haircut. Jim, you’ve given me everything I ever wanted, and it is my solemn vow to give everything I am to you.

5. Father of The Bride

Bryan: I, Bryan MacKenzie, take thee, Annie Banks, to be my wedded wife. To love and to comfort from this day forward.

4. Celebrities: Vanessa Minnillo & Nick Lacey

Nick: I can’t promise you I will be a perfect husband, but I can promise you that I will always strive to be.

Vanessa: You are the most generous person I’ve ever met, especially with your feelings and your love…I am committed to you always and forever as your friend and as your loving wife. I love you.

3. Chasing Amy

“I love you. Very simple, very truly. You’re the epitome of every attribute and quality I’ve ever looked for in another person… I can’t stand next to you without wanting to hold you. I can’t look into your eyes without feeling that longing you only read about in trashy romance novels. I can’t talk to you without wanting to express my love for everything you are… I’ve never felt this before, and I like who I am because of it… There isn’t another soul on this… planet who’s ever made me half the person I am when I’m with you… I’m forever changed because of who you are and what you’ve meant to me.”

2. The Notebook

“Poets often describe love as an emotion that we can’t control, one that overwhelms logic and common sense. That’s what it’s like for me. I didn’t plan on falling in love with you, and I doubt that you planned on falling in love with me. But once we met, it was clear that neither of us could control what was happening to us. We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has happened only once, and that’s why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I’ll never forget a single moment of it.”

1. Twilight: Bella & Edward

Edward: Bella, from the moment I saw you walk up to my station in Biology, you challenged me. You challenged me to be stronger, to be a better version of myself. You challenged me to have faith, in God, in me, and in us. You challenged me to care, to be happy. Most of all, you challenged me to keep you alive. I intend to keep pursuing these challenges. With your challenges and your very existence, you have changed me forever. So I promise my heart, soul, and body to you. I, Edward Cullen, take you, Isabella Swan, to be my lawfully wedded wife, my constant friend, my faithful partner, my love from this day forward. In the presence of God, our family and friends, I offer you my solemn vow to be your faithful partner in sickness and in health, and in joy as well as in sorrow. I promise to love you unconditionally, to support you in everything, to honor and respect you, to laugh with you and cry with you, and to cherish you for as long as we both shall live.

Bella: When I first learned I was going to write my own vows, I panicked. I looked at the paper for hours, no words coming to mind. For in truth, there is no way to describe the way I feel about you. From the moment I met you, I was changed. For the first time, I wanted someone’s attention on me. Only yours, though. The first thing I noticed about you was your amazing good looks and your striking eyes. But it was your kindness, your attentiveness, your sincerity, and your ability to keep saving me from disaster time and time again, that made me fall in love with you. Although that is a poor way of saying it. Because there are no words that encompass the way I feel about you. I give you my body, heart, and soul. I have no use for them anyway without you. I, Isabella Marie Swan, take you Edward Anthony Masen Cullen to be my beloved husband, to have and to hold you, to honor you, to treasure you, to be at your side in sorrow and in joy, in good times, and in the bad, and to love and cherish you always. I promise you this, from my heart, for all of the days of our lives.

From funny to sentimental, these wedding vows from movies should inspire you even through writer’s block. Whether traditional or non traditional wedding vows, you’ll find something to suit your big day. 

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