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Father of the Bride (1991)

 -  Comedy  -  20 December 1991 (USA)
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With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go.

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In this remake of the Spencer Tracy classic, George and Nina Banks are the parents of young soon-to-be-wed Annie. George is a nervous father unready to face the fact that his little girl is now a woman. The preparations for the extravagant wedding provide additional comic moments. Written by Reid Gagle

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Love is wonderful. Until it happens to your only daughter. See more »

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20 December 1991 (USA)  »

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El padre de la novia  »

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$89,325,780 (USA)
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Tom Irish made his film debut in the 1950 version, Father of the Bride (1950). See more »

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Howard calls George Banks at his shoe factory to tell him the wedding is going to cost $250 a head. It is not until much later in the movie, however, George tries to get the cheapest food for the dinner. Obviously the "per head" estimate could not have been made until the menu had been decided. See more »

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George: I used to think a wedding was a simple affair. Boy and girl meet, they fall in love, he buys a ring, she buys a dress, they say I do. I was wrong. That's getting married. A wedding is an entirely different proposition. I know. I've just been through one. Not my own, my daughter's. Annie Banks Mackenzie. That's her married name: Mackenzie. You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. An adorable little girl who looks up to you and adores you in a way you could never have imagined. I ...
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Written by Charles Trenet
English lyrics by Jack Lawrence
Published by France Music Corp. / Editions Raoul Breton
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touching,and heartfelt
27 April 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i thought this was a really cute,touching movie.i found the performances authentic and sincere as well as how each person reacted to the big event,from the announcement of the big event right to the last scene in the movie.Steve Martin was terrific as George,the Father.Dianne Keaton was great as the Mother.as for the bride herself,Kimberly Williams,she came off as very real and believable.however,the character i liked the most was the wacky wedding choreographer,played by Martin Short.he was a scream.all in all,a very heartfelt,well done movie.i have yet to see the original 1950 version with Spencer Tracy,Joan Bennett,and Elizabeth Taylor,but i hope to soon.as for this remake,i give it an 8/10


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