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17 Best Hangover Films: SL’s Ultimate Edit

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After a heavy night out, spending a lazy day on the sofa accompanied by a film or two is just what the doctor ordered. Whether you’re in the mood for a romance or a laugh-out-loud comedy, we’ve whittled down our favourite hangover films, guaranteed to pull you out of your post-drinking slump...

Dirty Dancing

Patrick Swayze’s swinging hips are more than enough to distract you from all the ways your body is telling you it hates you.



The laughs you'll get from Bridesmaids are enough to get anyone out of their hungover state. Kristen Wiig is fabulous in this riotous female reprise to The Hangover.


Silver Linings Playbook

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper on-screen working through their complex emotions. What's not to love?  


Pretty Woman

Is it just us, or does this film get better with every watch? From the slippery snail scene to those boots, Julia Roberts absolutely nails it in this classic ‘80s rom-com.


This Is 40

Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their children hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart. This mid-life car crash comedy is so amusingly real it hurts.


Mean Girls

We’ve seen this movie so many times we can recite the entire film script. The perfect hangover remedy.



If anything can make you laugh your way out of a hangover, it’s Derek Zoolander and his plight to out-model Hansel. And the fact that he can turn left.


The Breakfast Club

A mismatched group of high schoolers are forced to deal with each other when they're locked in the school for a Saturday detention. If that doesn’t yank you out of your hangover, the Simple Minds soundtrack ought to do it.


Love Actually

The ultimate feel-good flick, Love Actually is the rom-com of rom-coms, and is guaranteed to get you smiling.


Sex And The City

Get the girls over for a takeaway and bottle of vino – if you can muster it – and get your Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte fix.


The Big Lebowski

This Coen brothers’ classic has enough crime caper gags to see you through a hungover Sunday. Plus, if the Dude wears a dressing gown all day that means it’s okay for you to wear one too, right?


Four Weddings And A Funeral

Pounding headache and seemingly never-ending nausea? Four Weddings and a Funeral is the ideal comedy cure.


Almost Famous

Fuelled with ‘70s rock and roll nostalgia, this one of the most beautifully shot, heartfelt movies to watch, hangover or not. The beautiful Penny Lane is everything in this film. And if you didn’t like the song Tiny Dancer before, we guarantee it will be at the top of your Spotify mix after watching this cult classic.


Top Gun

Remember that volleyball scene? Need we say more? The ultimate ‘80s nostalgia.


Cruel Intentions

Indulge your ‘90s fix – and reignite your Ryan Phillippe crush – with this twisted cult teen classic.


Notting Hill

Who doesn’t dream of meeting a Hollywood film star and then falling hopelessly in love? A classic you can watch again and again.



The Devil Wears Prada

A film where you can stay on the sofa in your PJs while watching Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway) scrub up in Saint Laurent.



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