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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scotty O'Neal (as Chris Masterson)
Raci Alexander ...
Jennifer Garrett ...
Kelleia Sheerin ...
Title Sequence Performer (as Kelly Sheerin)
Cassie Creasy ...


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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Julianne fell in love with her best friend the day he decided to marry someone else. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La boda de mi mejor amigo  »

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Box Office


$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


DEM 37,081,010 (Germany) (30 January 1998)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney would collaborate again in August: Osage County (2013) 16 years later. See more »


Ash disappears and reappears in Julianne's hair when she is lying down. See more »


George Downes: It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.
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Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Cameron Diaz (uncredited)
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Great Movie!
7 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies. 2 of the highest paid actress are Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz and they are both in this same film. As usual, Julia Roberts' acting was great. Cameron Diaz was charismatic. The story is funny and its something that you can relate to and learn from, like to learn how to let go of someone. This is a romantic comedy and if you are not into this kind of movies then don't watch this. I really think that this movie is great because it is realistic. Try to put yourself in Julianne Potter's shoes and see if you can handle it. I recommend this movie to Julia Roberts fans!! This is probably one of her best films!!

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