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Father of the Bride (1991)

PG  |   |  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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A comedy about letting go. 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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Actor Eugene Levy appears in both this movie and Father of the Bride Part II (1995), but as different characters in each one. See more »

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George's socks change color from the supermarket to the jail scene. See more »

Quotes

Matty Banks: Can I put Cameron back on the list if he promises not to eat?
George: You know, that's not a bad idea. Who else can we ask not to eat? My parents and your mother.
Annie: Why don't we just charge people? That way we can make money on the wedding?
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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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cynical
11 July 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I also enjoyed seeing this film however the way that the wife talks to her husband and all the sinister remarks makes it a poor comparison to the original. The original is much more entertaining and sweet - something that is lacking in films these days. Everybody wants to hurt somebody or laugh when somebody falls down and hurts themselves. Never go to the movies because they suck - bad words, nudity, bad scripts - i'll never go to see a Hollywood movie again which is why I watched this movie on TV (and still wasn't as entertained as the original film). Don't stars like Diane Keaton and Steve Martin have any say in the movies they make? Why be an actor if you have to be a puppet. I guess the cash is too good to give up, so give up your integrity.


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