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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  15 April 1994 (USA)
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Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

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Carrie - Wedding One (as Andie Macdowell)
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George the Boor at The Boatman - 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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An Outrageously Funny Affair 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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Release Date:

15 April 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cuatro bodas y un funeral  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£25,532,239 (UK) (9 September 1994)
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The first of (as of 2014) five films written by Richard Curtis and starring or co-starring Hugh Grant; the other four are Notting Hill (1999), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Love Actually (2003), and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). All five collaborations are romantic comedies. Roger Mitchell (director of "Notting Hill") has said, "Hugh does Richard better than anyone else, and Richard writes Hugh better than anyone else", and that Grant is "one of the only actors who can speak Richard's lines perfectly". See more »

Goofs

The catalogue that Charles holds while shopping for Carrie's wedding. See more »

Quotes

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