With the International Day of Friendship coming up on July 30, we’re inviting humans right across the world to extend the hand of friendship to someone they don’t know via the Talking to Strangers Project.

> You can Send a Message of Friendship here 

But first, some inspiration from famous friends and besties from film & TV! 

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1. Charlie & Patrick & Sam 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

“There’s nothing like the deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for all the right reasons.”


2. Stand By Me

“I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve.”


3. When Harry Met Sally – Sally & Harry

“It’s so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”


4. Freaks & Geeks – Nick

“You’re like the only person who’s ever gotten what I’m about.”

— Nick

5. Annie & Lillian 
Bridesmaids (2011)

“He also told you you need dental work, he’s an asshole!”

— Lillian

6. Joe & Ratso 
Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Joe: There you go boy, there’s money for ya, that’s nine dollars right there plus assorted change, minus 26 cents for milk, plus 5 cents for Dentyne – gum.

Ratso: Where you been, 42nd Street? That’s where you’ve been.

Joe: Buy yourself some medicine before you die in my damn hands.


7. Jessa & Shoshanna 
Girls (2012)

Slide 13

“I’ve literally been here for two hours and I haven’t spoken to anybody. I’m so happy to see you I could murder you.”

— Shoshanna

8. Thelma & Louise
Thelma & Louise (1991)

Slide 34

“Louise, no matter what happens, I’m glad I came with you.”

— Thelma

9. Toy Story 3 (2010)

“But the thing that makes Woody special is he’ll never give up on you…ever.”


10. Eli & Oskar – Let the Right One In (2008)

Eli: Do you like me?
Oskar: Yeah. I like you a lot.
Eli: If I wasn’t a girl, would you like me?
Oskar: I suppose so.


11. Ferris and Cameron 
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Ferris: “If you’re not over here in 15 minutes, you can find yourself a new best friend.” 
Cameron: “Ha, you’ve been saying that since the fifth grade.”


12. Patsy & Edina
Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

Slide 21

“I know what you’re feeling darling, but really, I don’t even care.”

— Patsy

13. Dorothy to the Scarecrow – Wizard of Oz (1939)

“I think I’ll miss you most of all.”

— Dorothy

14. Abbi & Ilana 
Broad City (2014-present)

“You are my best friend! Don’t you ever call anybody else that!”

— Ilana

15. Miles & Jack 
Sideways (2004)

“Listen, man. You’re my friend, and I know you care about me. And I know you disapprove, and I respect that…You understand literature, movies, wine — but you don’t understand my plight.”

— Jack

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