10 Iconic Movie Dresses That Would Be Amazing for Your Wedding

When hunting for a wedding dress, inspiration is everywhere. From Pinterest to prom dresses, anything and everything we see can help us to refine our search for the perfect dress. For avid film fans, iconic movie fashion throughout history can be a great place to go. Dresses that remind us of famous film fashion will make you feel like you’re walking a red carpet on your way down the aisle. Here’s a few of our favorite wedding dresses inspired by movies:

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Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The Givnchey black dress worn by Audrey Hepburn at the beginning of the film, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is the most iconic LBD (little black dress) of all time and has been copied and homaged endlessly since its appearance in 1961. Simple but elegant, a wedding gown inspired by this icon of film fashion can bring a classic Hollywood sophistication to your wedding day.

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Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman

After one of the most famous makeover transformations of all time, Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman stuns in a red gown that has been mentioned in every conversation about iconic movie fashion since 1990. Whether in red or white, this off-the-shoulder gown will leave movie audiences and wedding guests speechless.

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Kate Winslet in Titanic

As the second most successful film worldwide of all time, Titanic has some of the most recognizable fashion of all time in it, as well. The party dress worn by Kate Winslet, with its sheer overlay and sparkling appliqué, is unforgettable. If you are looking to let your husband-to-be know that your love will be as everlasting as the love between Jack and Rose, though hopefully less disaster-filled, consider a modern take on this piece of film history.  

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Lily James in Cinderella

Every little girl dreams of being a fairytale princess, and on your wedding day, those dreams come true. Walt Disney always said his favorite piece of Disney animation was the dress transformation in Cinderella, so when a live action Cinderella went into production, the pressure was on. The sparkling, floating ball gown worn by Lily James that burst onto movie screens in 2015 was every bit as enchanting as one could hope. You, too, can feel like a princess for a day in a ball gown that will make you want to spin across the dance floor.

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Morilee

Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Hudson and Anika Noni Rose in Dreamgirls

The musical-turned-film, Dreamgirls, follows the ups and downs of three singers who come together to form the musical group, “The Dreamettes.” This movie is filled with incredible 60s fashion, including these blue and white mermaid stunners. This strapless satin mermaid gown with plenty of sparkle will make you feel like the fourth member of “The Dreamettes” on your big day.

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Amare Couture

Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: A New Hope

With the anniversary of Carrie Fisher’s passing approaching and Star Wars hype at an all-time high, fans of both the film and this remarkable actress may be looking to pay homage to one of her most iconic looks from the first film. Even though it doesn’t have the same high neck, this sleek, simple gown bears a distinct resemblance to Princess Leia’s dress from A New Hope, with or without the cinnamon roll buns.

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Hayley Paige

Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch

You’ve seen it on posters, in TV shows and in books, but you may not know that the iconic windswept image of Marilyn Monroe with her dress blowing up around her is actually from a movie. Choosing a gown inspired by this dress, which has become a symbol of old Hollywood glam, is a fun choice…just steer clear of subway grates!

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Keira Knightly in Atonement

The emerald green dress from Atonement has been voted one of the most iconic pieces of film clothing of the last decade more than once, and it’s not difficult to see why. The backless gown, worn by Keira Knightly, is a showstopper, and this low-cut backless wedding gown can’t help but bring it to mind.

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Robin Wright in The Princess Bride

Nearly as iconic as any Disney fairytale film is the 1987 movie, The Princess Bride. This enchanting movie has it all: swashbuckling pirates, nefarious plots and iconic film fashion that will make your heart skip a beat. This lace gown with bell sleeves will make you want to ride off on a white horse with your new husband after your wedding ceremony.

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Grace Kelly in Rear Window

Any conversation about classic film fashion and weddings simply has to include Grace Kelly, the actress-turned-actual-princess after her marriage to the prince of Monaco in 1956. Her quintessentially 50s dress from the film Rear Window is both flirty and sophisticated. If you are looking for a wedding dress that is a little shorter, this tea length dress will make you feel like a classic Hollywood star.

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