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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He's quite engaging. She's otherwise engaged. 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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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Melanie Griffith and Brooke Shields were each offered the role of Carrie, but both turned down the part. See more »

Goofs

The buttons on Charles's shirt when he and Carrie are running to meet David on the outdoor plaza. 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 Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Bridesmaids (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

CAN'T SMILE WITHOUT YOU
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Written by Christopher Arnold (as Arnold) / David Martin (as Martin) / Geoff Morrow (as Morrow)
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
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A Nice Little Film That Charmed Its Way to a Best Picture Nod in 1994
28 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Four Weddings and a Funeral" is a nice little film from 1994. It did fair at the box office and did fair with critics. The Academy was charmed enough to award the film with a Best Picture nomination. The film deals with a British bachelor (Hugh Grant) who continues to run into a beautiful young American (Andie McDowell) at various weddings in England. As the film progresses their lust for each other turns into love and the finale is a real triumph. This film is a comedy for the most part, but its elements of drama put it above most films that go primarily for laughs. The screenplay is smart and the supporting cast is excellent. Kristin Scott Thomas and Rowan Atkinson (albeit in a very small role) are memorable. 4 out of 5 stars.


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