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Sometimes, the best way to see a movie is in the theater with your BFF...or FWB. From rising stars to amazing graphics to funny rom coms, these summer flicks are at the top of our list. Which of these is topping yours?

  1. Bridesmaids Bridesmaids

    This comedy about two women battling to plan their friend's wedding party hits the right rom-com beats: written, directed and produced by Paul Feig of Freaks and Geeks fame, it stars Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm and Matt Lucas... All favorites.

  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    After 10 years of cinematic wizardry, the beloved movie series comes to an end this summer. Are you ready? Now's the time to Kindle or Netflix your way to catch up for Daniel Radcliffe's final performance as Harry Potter (Watch out, RPattz!).

  3. The SmurfsThe Smurfs

    Don't be quick to dismiss this comic fantasy before checking out the cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Alan Cumming, Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman), Fred Armisen (SNL), and yes, Katy Perry as Smurfette. Add Jayma Mays from Glee and Sofia Vergara from Modern Family, and you pretty much have a must-see movie from the casting alone!

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  4. Water For ElephantsWater For Elephants

    Speaking of Robert Pattinson, he stars with Reese Witherspoon in this drama about a veterinary student who joins the circus after his parents are killed. Love and magic during Great Depression realness spells rapture with this film.

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  5. X-Men: First ClassX-Men: First Class

    Marvel's X-Men movie series has served as a parable for acceptance of minorities by society at large--this prequel stars up-and-comers Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, and Lenny Kravitz's daughter, Zoe. Tight superhuman costumes can't hurt, either.

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