MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 171 this week

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  20 June 1997 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 88,565 users   Metascore: 50/100
Reviews: 164 user | 81 critic | 23 from Metacritic.com

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.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 02 Feb 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 25 Aug 2013
 
DVD
a list of 24 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Best Friend's Wedding.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Runaway Bride (1999)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A reporter is assigned to write a story about a woman who has left a string of fiances at the altar.

Director: Garry Marshall
Stars: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack
Pretty Woman (1990)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.

Director: Garry Marshall
Stars: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander
Notting Hill (1999)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe
Stepmom (1998)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A terminally ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her former husband's life who will be their stepmother.

Director: Chris Columbus
Stars: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
The Holiday (2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Director: Nancy Meyers
Stars: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him.

Director: Marc Lawrence
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Alicia Witt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

Director: Mike Newell
Stars: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.

Director: Beeban Kidron
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.

Director: Joe Roth
Stars: Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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 »

Genres:

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 »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La boda de mi mejor amigo  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dermot Mulroney was cast as Michael after Edward Burns turned down the role. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant scene, a waiter sits down to a piano to accompany the singing. While the piano is still playing, he is seen in the background waving his lobster arms. See more »

Quotes

George Downes: Bond, Jane Bond
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #29.131 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

I Say a Little Prayer
(uncredited)
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Rupert Everett and Cast
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
cute romantic comedy
23 April 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I loved this show. The acting was flawless, and the story was funny, believable, and lovable. A woman goes after an old boyfriend who is about to be married. She didn't want him before the engagement, but went to all kinds of troubles to win him back before the marriage could take place. With every shananagan she pulled, she dug herself into a deeper and deeper hole. Finally, her antics were found out causing bitter feelings. The movie remained light hearted all the way through, giving me great bursts of hilarious guffaws. Diaz and Roberts were perfect together, great comedic actresses. See this one.


23 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Curious: When did it first dawn on YOU... rebekahrox
Funny how all the girls cjanewatch
100 Things We Learn From MBFW twilight_pilot7
Were cell phones really that large in 1997? MesmerizedByTV
My Best Friend's Wedding or When Harry Met Sally? kathyselden
they should have stuck with the original ending RONY-3
Discuss My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page