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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

 -  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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Michael and Julianne have been best friends for years - but they were never more than that - until he popped the question - to someone else. 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)  »

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Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 4,930,331 (Germany) (5 December 1997)

Gross:

DEM 37,081,010 (Germany) (30 January 1998)
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In the movie Rupert Everett's characters name is George, but in the script he was originally called Digger. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the movie in the restaurant the wine glasses have very little in them. Throughout the scene they have the same (realistic) amount until George takes a sip from his, when it suddenly has a lot more. See more »

Quotes

George Downes: Go on. This is so moving. Kindred spirits, eh?
Julianne Potter: No, he's nothing like me. He's like you, actually, only straight.
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Awful

I hated it. I couldn't even focus on the plot, the characters were nauseating. Roberts' is utterly selfish, her boy friend is quite lame, and his fiancée is such a pushover that I wanted to shout at her every time I watched her. Sorry, but I cannot see the fun in an hour and a half of Julia Roberts tripping with almost any object she had near.

I really hope that Hollywood will stop making movies with such awful stereotypical female characters. There are many movies with this male-driven kind of women who seem incapable of having a mind of their own. It would be great to see comedies with female characters that can be funny and smart at the same time.


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