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Father of the Bride (1991)

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

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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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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Kimberly Williams-Paisley's film debut. See more »

Goofs

When Annie and Bryan go to change for their honeymoon, George takes a shortcut. The time it would take for them to change would be significantly longer than the time it takes George to get to the stairs via his "shortcut," though he still manages to miss their exit. See more »

Quotes

Franck Eggelhoffer: I vill go talk to Honk. Now, we don't want to lose him, Hiss a genius and we need his maaaaand!
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Connections

References Bringing Up Baby (1938) See more »

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My Girl
Written by Smokey Robinson (as William Robinson) and Ronald White
Published by Jobete Music Co., Inc.
Arranged by Robert F. Mann (as Bob Mann)
Performed by Steve Tyrell
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A Great Wedding Movie
6 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've watched Father Of The Bride numerous times over the years and it's still a good family comedy to watch Steve Martin gives a hilarious and heartwarming performance. I laughed at the way Martin's character acted when his daughter announced her wedding plans and the scene that was touching was when father and daughter were outside and snow began falling it was nice.

Martin Short's role as Franck Eggelhoffer was both comical and very funny. George Banks (Martin) a middle class man and owner of a sports shoe company has it all a great job, a nice house, a beautiful wife Nina (Keaton) and son Matt (Culkin). He's in for the surprise of his life when his 22 year old daughter Annie (Williams) comes home and announces that she's getting married to Bryan MacKenzie (Newburn)a computer genius from a wealthy family.

From then on George is in a constant state of panic because the wedding will cost too much and the fact that his daughter is grown up. However by the end of the movie he finally accepts that his daughter is an adult and has her own life.

The rest of the cast gave great performances I recommend this movie to fans of Steve Martin who enjoy his comedy antics 8/10.


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