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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

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Cast

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Carrie - Wedding One (as Andie Macdowell)
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Laura's Mother - Wedding One
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Laura's Father - Wedding One
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George the Boor at The Boatman - Wedding One
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Frightful Folk Duo - Wedding One
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Storyline

The film follows the fortunes of Charles and his friends as they wonder if they will ever find true love and marry. Charles thinks he's found "Miss Right" in Carrie, an American. This British subtle comedy revolves around Charlie, his friends and the four weddings and one funeral which they attend. Written by Rob Hartill

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Five good reasons to stay single See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 April 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cuatro bodas y un funeral  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,400,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$52,700,832 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

In the Making Of documentary, Hugh Grants claims he was paid just £15k to make the film. See more »

Goofs

The alarm clock rings at 9:15 but its face shows it is set to 9:45. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charles: [wakes up and looks at his bedside clock] Oh... *fuck*! Fuck!
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Crazy Credits

Kristin Scott Thomas, who played the hapless Fiona, never noticed by Hugh Grant, does better in the end credits where she is shown in faked photos marrying Prince Charles. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 40 Celebrity Weddings and a Funeral (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Chapel of Love
(1964)
Written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich
Performed by Elton John
Produced by Steve Lindsey
Published by Mother Bertha Music, Inc.
By Arrangement with ABKCO Music, Inc.
And Carlin Music Corporation by arrangement with Trio Music, Inc.
© 1993 William A. Bong Ltd.
Elton John appears courtesy of Photogram Ltd. and MCA Records, Inc.
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles and Metropolis, London
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Romantic Comedy Done Right
8 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a wonderful movie. Romantic comedies often throw people off because they tend to be cheesy or depressingly sugar-coated. However, this is a truly wonderful movie.

First off, the cast is terrific. They play off of each other wonderfully and it makes for a delightful atmosphere. Just take the lead, Hugh Grant, whose character doesn't appear fit the stereotypical lead at all. The humor is very witty, and the jokes are guaranteed to make you laugh even after you've seen the movie a dozen times.

Situations in the movie are set up to be played out perfectly. In one scene Hugh Grant is at a wedding and is seated with all of his ex-girlfriends. The scene is set up for utter humiliation.

Even with the quick-witted characters, and all the weddings, it wouldn't be a movie without that touch of drama that for many might just get a tear out of them.

Hands down all around great movie to fit most every occasion.


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