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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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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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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bower ...
Carrie - Wedding One (as Andie Macdowell)
Timothy Walker ...
Sara Crowe ...
Ronald Herdman ...
Vicar - Wedding One
Laura's Mother - Wedding One
Laura's Father - Wedding One
George the Boor at The Boatman - Wedding One
Frightful Folk Duo - Wedding One


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


He's quite engaging. She's otherwise engaged. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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


$4,400,000 (estimated)


$52,700,832 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Before composing his score, composer Richard Rodney Bennett fell asleep in the middle of his first viewing of the film. See more »


When Charles in the last rain scene asks Carrie a series of convoluted questions, his lips do not match his words. See more »


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

The list of credits is presented as "Cast (almost in order of appearance)". See more »


References Fatal Attraction (1987) See more »


Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Written by Milton Kellem (as Kellem)
Published by Polygram International Publishing Inc.
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User Reviews

The movie? Not bad. McDowell? Disastrous.
5 June 2000 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

The movie was funny, easy to watch. Hugh Grant's character - the same one he plays in every film - is sufficiently charming that it can pull you through any number of storybook plots without all that much trouble.

But Andie McDowell - and I was so seized by this that I registered on this site just to make this comment, marking the first time I've posted anything on one of these - acts so badly I was squirming in my chair with vicarious embarassment every time she stood in front of the camera. At first, I thought her character was simply being sarcastic and thus speaking with an exaggerated indifference. Then I realized that the story called for nothing of the sort, and it was just her. Each sentence was blurted in the same vacant monotone, like she was the voicemail lady sitting in a room reading off disjointed phrases to be pieced together later by a computer. Out of the hundreds of engaging, beautiful, talented actresses who would be champing at the bit to appear with Grant in a sure-fire feelgood movie such as this, how, I ask, how could they have selected her? And after all the film was in the can, available for objective review, what callous laziness prevented the studio from employing the best CGI talent available to excise her visage and droning voice from every frame and replace it with something more lifelike, such as perhaps a Dalek from an old Dr. Who episode?

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