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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  20 June 1997 (USA)
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When a woman's long-time friend says he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself... and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

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A woman who, by a promise made years earlier, is supposed to marry her best friend in three weeks, even though she doesn't want to. When she finds out that he's marrying someone else, she becomes jealous and tries to break off the wedding. Written by Robert Krzanowski <stonedpsycho@homail.com>

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A comedy about finding your heart and losing your head. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for one use of strong language and brief sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La boda de mi mejor amigo  »

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Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,678,377 (USA) (20 June 1997)

Gross:

DEM 37,081,010 (Germany) (30 January 1998)
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Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney would collaborate again in August: Osage County (2013) 16 years later. See more »

Goofs

Julianne says that she had a minor in Psychology at Brown University; Brown does not have minors. See more »

Quotes

George Downes: [George is about to be introduced to Kimmy's family] Oh my god, race you to the altar!
Julianne Potter: [under her breath] Underplay.
George Downes: Got it.
[to a relative]
George Downes: HEY! I'm Jules' fiance, George! Just stopped by for a little preconjugal visit if you catch my drift!
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Wishin' And Hopin'
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Produced and Performed by Ani Difranco
Courtesy of Righteous Babe Records
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Enchanting
10 December 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was one of those movies, which had everything in it. Drama, tears, outstanding humor, you name it. I almost didn't watch it after everyone I spoke with, labeled it as a "chick-flick". Forget about it. This is a grand movie. Probably one of the best from the 90s. If you enjoy movies that are made from the heart, you'll love it. I've seen some great movies like Somewhere in Time, Love Story and this one easily falls in the same league, at least for me. The guy with the British accent gave a great performance and did his humor outstandingly. Julia Roberts acted superb. Cameron Diaz, who I'd never see act before fulfilled her part decently. I can't digest a rating of 6.3 on IMDb. Leads me to believe how biased IMDb's ratings can be sometime. Forget about what any one says. If you like great movies with a message, Then see this one today!!


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