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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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Storyline

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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A comedy about letting go. See more »

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20 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El padre de la novia  »

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$89,325,780 (USA)
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In the scene where George and Nina Banks are eliminating who will be invited to the wedding, among the names they mention are Steve and Stephanie Tyrell. Steve Tyrell did the several of the songs in this film and also in the sequel, Father of the Bride Part 2. See more »

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The huge chandelier in the dining room disappears and reappears throughout the film. See more »

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George: [voice-over] I thought maybe I should help smooth things over. So I took Bryan out for a drink. Thought we could have a talk, man-to-man. But as I sat there and listened to his side of the story... I realized this was a golden opportunity. If I ever wanted to get rid of Bryan MacKenzie, this was my chance.
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Chapel of Love
Written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich, and Jeff Barry
Published by Trio Music Co. Inc. and Mother Bertha Music, Inc.
By Arrangement with ABKCO Music, Inc.
Performed by The Dixie Cups
Courtesy of Sun Entertainment Corporation
By Arrangement with Original Sound Entertainment
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Better than the original
12 February 2006 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. I think it's one of those movies that can make the toughest man a little boy on the inside. It brings to mind how every daughter in a family will always be a baby to the eyes of the men in it. Kimberly Williams does a fantastic performance as the all grown up but still innocent daughter. Steve Martin and Diane Keaton make brilliant performances as well.

I don't think the old one is better, I watched it recently and it is indeed good. But it's a serious family drama; personally, I couldn't see the humor in it. This one is much more modern and sensitive. I highly recommend it for men with daughters or little sisters.


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