IBJ Movie Night: "Girlfriends Past"

April 23, 2009
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In the mood for a free chick flick? Want to join us for a screening of the upcoming romantic comedy "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" April 29 at AMC Castleton?

Just leave a comment here telling us your favorite girlfriend character in a movie or TV show. I'll pick at random from those entries until we run out of passes. Then I'll contact winners via e-mail. And, this time, you don't even have to pick up the tickets downtown. I'll give you a code that will allow you to print them out for yourself.Ghosts of Girlfriends PastGhosts of Girlfriends Past

FYI: The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, and Michael Douglas. More info on the movie here.

So tell me about those girlfriends...
  • Elliott from Scrubs... she is so funny!
  • Well, in spite of their shallowness, I love all of the girlfriends in Sex and the City - both the TV series and the movie.

    I also like Sally's girlfriend in When Harry Met Sally - the one played by Carrie Fisher, I think it was. I still laugh when I think of her telling her new husband, I will never want your wagon wheel coffee table.

    (Although I also have to admit that I rather liked that wagon wheel coffee table.)

    Oh, but wait...is this question about girlfriends of girlfriends or girlfriends of guys? I'll have to percolate some more and get back with you....

    Hope Baugh
    Indy Theatre Habit
  • Directed by Hoosier Mark Waters.
  • Sloane from Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
  • I would definitely have to go with Gloria Cleary (played by Isla Fisher) who played Vince Vaughn's overwhelmingly affectious and neurotic girlfriend fling in Wedding Crashers.

    The violent mood swings were so believable to the point where I probably wouldn't date her in real life for fear that she would resort back to her role in that movie.

    My second pick (although she was not a girlfriend) would have to be Lucille Ball in I Love Lucy. A great sense of humor is an incredible quality for a girlfriend/wife to have.
  • Both Laurelai and Rory from Gilmore Girls - brilliant dialogue.
  • Anya from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Gotta love a girl with no censor.
  • The girls in Now and Then. That movie brings back memories of long summer vacations hanging out with my girlfriends in small town central Illinois.
  • Uma Thurman in My Super Ex-Girlfriend. Just saw it tonight....*sigh*....what I wouldn't give for super powers and a can of whup a** to give me the upper hand in a relationship.
  • Rachel McAdams in The Notebook. Love endures all.
  • OH.... MY... GOD!

    Duh... it has to be Janice (played by Maggie Wheeler) from NBC's Friends who dated Chandler Bing during various seasons!
  • I am kind of sad that I can't answer this question.
  • Annette Bening as Sydney Ellen Wade in The American President.
  • Winnie from The Wonder Years!
  • its so perfect that this is a jennifer garner movie because she is my favorite hearbroken girlfriend from catch and release.
  • Denny Crane's blowup doll on Boston Legal. Oh how I miss that show!!!
  • Karen Walker from Will and Grace
    A girlfriend to boy and girl alike!
    her political INcorrectness was great.
  • I agree with Linda B! Karen from Will and Grace.
  • Dana Delaney played a role that will forever remain in my heart and mind. She was the wife of Powers Booth and their family was moving west. He had to leave and serve with the Rangers, so she stepped up and took the lead. She was a powerful woman with a soft heart, and a leader's leader. Can't recall the title, but it was a powerful movie.

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