200 Cigarettes (1999)
The Party: The destination for Kate Hudson, Ben Affleck, Christina Ricci and Paul Rudd, who are all attempting to make their way across town to get to it.
Don't Try This At Home: Wait around for your guests to arrive, only to pass out from too much booze when they all get there.
The Party (1968)
The Party: Hrundi V. Bakshi (Peter Sellers) heads to a sumptuous Hollywood knees-up that’s been thrown by a studio head, which bodes well for Bakshi’s dream of becoming a star.
Don't Try This At Home: Any of the following: flip your cooked game hen onto somebody’s tiara; disrupt dinner by attempting remove said game; accidentally set off the sprinklers; break the toilet; drop a painting in the toilet…
The Party: The wild party to end all wild parties. McLovin’s attempts to give Nicole some lovin’ are interrupted by the cops. Seth tries to kiss Jules, but ends up head-butting her. And Evan winds up getting up close and personal with Becca…
Don't Try This At Home: Find yourself in bed with a drunk girl who say “blow-jay”.
Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
The Party: Martha (Elizabeth Taylor) and hubbie George (Richard Burton) invite a young couple for drinks – while getting rolling drunk in the process.
Don't Try This At Home: Shag your guest while your hubbie watches from outside the house. That’s gotta hurt.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
The Party: Barbie and Ken don the glitter in Toy Story 3 ’s final musical montage, throwing what looks to be one heck of a party – even Big Baby’s wearing a gold glitter nappy. Awesome.
Don't Try This At Home: Wear gold glitter nappies. What would the neighbours think?
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
The Party: Best party ever, as John Cusack and co jump into a hot tub for a boozy evening of fun and frolics. Except then some wise guy knocks a drink into the tub’s electrics…
Don't Try This At Home: Drink while you’re in the hot tub. All manner of things could go wrong. Including time travel.
Say Anything (1989)
The Party: Lloyd (John Cusack) and Diane (Ione Skye) fall in love over an evening at a house party, where they seem to be the only sober (and, alright, sane) ones.
Don't Try This At Home: Wear a wedding dress look-a-like to a party. Diane, what were you thinking?
The Party: Matt Damon shaves his head and rocks out with a mike, bellowing a rather fetching version of ‘Scotty Doesn’t Know’.
D on't Try This At Home: Stand there looking baffled while the rest of the audience dances and jives around you. Yeah, you stick out like a sore thumb.
American Pie (1999)
The Party: Jim (Jason Biggs) and his buddies head over to Stifler’s for their graduation party, where they all plan on losing their virginities.
Don't Try This At Home: Get caught by Stifler after sleeping with his mum.
Cant Hardly Wait (1998)
The Party: Cat fights, binge drinking, full frontal snogging – it’s all a go-go at this end of high school shindig.
Don't Try This At Home: No, really, don’t. Your parents will kill you.