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Writer (WGA):
Ronald Bass (written by)
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Release Date:
20 June 1997 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Julianne fell in love with her best friend the day he decided to marry someone else. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 12 wins & 14 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Julia Roberts ... Julianne Potter

Dermot Mulroney ... Michael O'Neal

Cameron Diaz ... Kimberly Wallace

Rupert Everett ... George Downes

Philip Bosco ... Walter Wallace

M. Emmet Walsh ... Joe O'Neal

Rachel Griffiths ... Samantha Newhouse

Carrie Preston ... Amanda Newhouse

Susan Sullivan ... Isabelle Wallace

Christopher Masterson ... Scotty O'Neal (as Chris Masterson)
Raci Alexander ... Title Sequence Performer
Jennifer Garrett ... Title Sequence Performer

Kelleia Sheerin ... Title Sequence Performer (as Kelly Sheerin)

Bree Turner ... Title Sequence Performer
Cassie Creasy ... Flower Girl
Lucina Paquet ... Kimmy's Grandma
Aida Baggio ... Old Woman #2
Shirley Kelly ... Oldest Lady
George Bozonelos ... Party Guest
Loretta Paoletti ... Party Guest

Joseph Sikora ... Stoner Guy #1
Shale Marks ... Stoner Guy #2
Phillip Ingram ... Wedding Singer

Rose Abdoo ... Seamstress
JoBe Cerny ... Tailor

Paul Giamatti ... Bellman
Charlie Trotter ... Himself (as Chef Charlie Trotter)
Guillermo Tellez ... Chef

Ned Schmidtke ... Captain
Mark Swenson ... Karaoke Singer

Mara Casey ... Karaoke Girl

Tonray Ho ... Karaoke Waitress

Michelle Hutchison ... Drunken Trashy Girl
Robert Sutter ... Crabhouse Pianist
Charlotte Zucker ... Customer
Susan Breslau ... Customer
Burton Zucker ... Customer
Sharon Haight ... Customer
Nydia Rodriguez Terracina ... Walter's Secretary

Mike Bacarella ... Office Janitor
Larry Santori ... Conductor
Gene Janson ... Sport Magazine Guy
Kevin Michael Doyle ... Sport Magazine Guy
Scott Kuhagen ... Werner
Sid Hillman ... Dining Guest
Norman Merrill ... Dining Guest
Renata Scott ... Dining Guest

Anh Duong ... Dining Guest

Harry Shearer ... Jonathan P.E. Rice

Jennifer McComb ... Excited Woman

Mary-Pat Green ... Angry Woman

Davenia McFadden ... Angrier Woman

Jo Farkas ... Loony Woman
The Morning Choir 4th Presbyterian Church of Chicago ... Wedding Choir
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Adelstein ... Brunch Guest (uncredited)
Stephanie Burton ... Karaoke Patron (uncredited)
Kathi Copeland ... Singing Chef (uncredited)

Amy Danles ... Intro Bridesmaid #2 (uncredited)

Reese Foster ... Dining Guest (uncredited)

Leon 'Lee' Fuller ... Brunch Guest (uncredited)
Patricia E. Harrington ... Airport Traveller (uncredited)

Jerod Howard ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Chris Lowe ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Maureen Mendoza ... Restaurant Customer (uncredited)

Molly Murphy ... Train Conductor (uncredited)
Eric A. Pot ... Florist (uncredited)

Chelcie Ross ... Priest (uncredited)
Maridean Mansfield Shepard ... Baseball Fan in Ladies' Room (uncredited)
Anne Spradley-Montie ... Angry Fan (uncredited)
Daisy Alexandra Sylbert-Torres ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Dominic Paolo Testa ... Shopper (uncredited)
Ray Uhler ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Robert Velo ... Taylor (uncredited)

Johnny White ... Karaoke Patron (uncredited)
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Directed by
P.J. Hogan 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ronald Bass (written by)

Produced by
Ronald Bass .... producer
Patricia Cullen .... associate producer
Bill Johnson .... associate producer
Gil Netter .... executive producer
Patricia Whitcher .... executive producer
Jerry Zucker .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
László Kovács (director of photography) (as Laszlo Kovacs)
 
Film Editing by
Garth Craven 
Lisa Fruchtman 
 
Casting by
David Rubin 
 
Production Design by
Richard Sylbert 
 
Art Direction by
Karen Fletcher Trujillo 
 
Set Decoration by
William Kemper Wright 
Andrea Mae Fenton (additional photography) (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Jeffrey Kurland 
 
Makeup Department
Richard Dean .... makeup designer: Julia Roberts
Deborah K. Dee .... key hair stylist (as Deborah Dee)
Linda Melazzo .... key makeup artist
Anne Morgan .... head hair stylist (as Anne Michelle Morgan)
Lyndell Quiyou .... hair designer: Julia Roberts
Bradley Stenson .... additional makeup artist
Noriko Watanabe .... head makeup artist
Teresa M. Austin .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Connie Kallos .... hair stylist (uncredited)
James Lacey .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Lisa Rocco .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Paddy Cullen .... production supervisor
Patricia Whitcher .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Heffron .... first assistant director (as Eric N. Heffron)
Richard S. Lederer .... second second assistant director (as Richard Lederer)
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Pedro Barquin .... greensman
David J. Chamerski .... property assistant (as David Chamerski)
Daniel B. Clancy .... lead man (as Daniel Clancy)
John 'Whitey' Crisman .... construction foreman (as John Crisman)
Frank D. Dambra .... head painter (as Frank Dambra)
William Dambra .... property master
Aaron C. Holden Jr. .... property assistant (as Aaron Holden Jr.)
Roger Irvin .... construction coordinator
Quentin Matthys .... lead man
Kurt Sharp .... set designer
Paul V. Allen Sr. .... dresser (uncredited)
Glenn Stevens .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Betancourt .... foley mixer
Thom Brennan .... sound editor
Duncan Burns .... sound editor
Richard Burton .... sound editor
Ali Derakhshan .... assistant sound editor
Dawn Fintor .... foley artist
Alison Fisher .... sound editor
Kimberly Harris .... adr supervisor (as Kimberly Harris-Rivolier)
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Cliff Latimer .... adr editor
Tricia Linklater .... first assistant sound editor
Michael Magill .... sound editor
Karen Minahan .... assistant sound editor
John Morris .... supervising sound editor
Ed Novick .... sound mixer
Christopher O'Donnell .... boom operator
Greg Orloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
Scott R. Thomson .... utility cable (as Scott Thomson)
Scott A. Tinsley .... sound editor (as Scot Tinsely)
David F. Van Slyke .... foley supervisor (as David Van Slyke)
Gregory H. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Ian Morgan .... sound editor (uncredited)
Hugo Weng .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Don Riozz McNichols .... special effects foreman (as Don Rio McNichols)
Tom Ryba .... special effects coordinator (as Thomas Ryba)
Dennis Petersen .... special effects coordinator: additional footage (uncredited)
Steve Wolf .... pyrotechnician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Mindy Minkow .... optical camera operator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez .... stunts (as Ed Fernandez)
James Fierro .... stunts
Rick Le Fevour .... stunt coordinator (as Rick LeFevour)
Stacy Logan .... stunts
Tom Lowell .... stunts
Daniel Maldonado .... stunts (as Dan Maldonado)
Carl Paoli .... stunt double: Dermot Mulroney
Linda Perlin .... stunts
Kay Whipple .... stunts
Jeff Williams .... stunts
Brian Christensen .... stunts (uncredited)
Mark Harper .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richmond L. Aguilar .... chief lighting technician (as Richmond Aguilar)
Kevin Boyd .... video assistant
Fernando M. Briones .... dolly grip (as Fernando Briones)
Paul Caven .... chief rigging electric
Gerrit Dangremond .... camera operator: "b" camera
Chris Freres .... best boy grip
John Hudecek .... best boy electric
George Kohut .... camera operator: "b" camera
Morgan Michael Lewis .... key grip
Neal Norton .... camera operator
Dennis Seawright .... first assistant camera
Steven Silverstein .... camera loader
Suzanne Tenner .... still photographer
Dan Turek .... second assistant camera (as Daniel Turek)
Steve Alessi .... grip (uncredited)
Michelle Mann .... camera remote technician (uncredited)
Paul Storino .... grip (uncredited)
Joseph D. Urbanczyk .... camera operator: re-shoots (uncredited)
Brian 'Wheat' Villegas .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Tracy Kaplan .... casting assistant: Chicago
Ronna Kress .... casting associate
Johnny White .... extras casting coordinator
Regina Prokop .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John Glaser .... assistant costume designer (as John W. Glaser III)
Susan Kaufmann .... wardrobe supervisor
Eileen McCahill .... costumer
Gina Marie Ome .... costumer
Shoshana Rubin .... costumer (as Shoshanna Rubin)
Fran Vega-Buck .... costumer: Ms. Roberts (as Frances Vega-Buck)
Jane Blank .... seamstress (uncredited)
Heather Pollock .... additional set costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Jeff Beattie .... second assistant editor
Penny Lee Hallin .... second assistant editor
Ruth Hasty .... associate editor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Gloria Kaiser .... color timer
Derrick Mitchell .... first assistant editor
Steve Kraus .... editing systems technician: Chicago (uncredited)
John M. Vitale .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eddie Arkin .... music producer: pre-recorded music
Brent Brooks .... assistant music editor
Elin Carlson .... chorus
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor
Bonnie Greenberg .... music supervisor
Artie Kane .... conductor
Paul Salamunovich .... master chorale: Los Angeles
Dennis S. Sands .... music mixer (as Dennis Sands)
Dennis S. Sands .... music recordist (as Dennis Sands)
Andrew Silver .... music editor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Lisa Brown .... music coordinator (uncredited)
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gary Raymond .... music playback (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Dan Zank .... musician (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Kevin Maxwell .... transportation captain
Armand Paoletti .... transportation coordinator
Joseph Paoletti .... transportation co-captain
 
Other crew
Robin E. Agron .... co-location manager (as Robin Agron)
Dana Armonda .... production assistant
Todd Bachmann .... production assistant
Wenden K. Baldwin .... title designer
Toni Basil .... opening titles choreography
Lisa Bonilla .... assistant: Mr. Diaz
Stanley Brossette .... unit publicist
Raymond Bulinski .... craft service
Alison Cannon .... production accountant
Dru Anne Carlson .... script supervisor (as Druann Carlson)
Marybeth Connor .... assistant: Mr. Mulroney
Melissa Crowe .... assistant: Ms. Roberts (as Melissa Crow)
Marcie Friedman .... co-location manager
David Gorder .... production assistant
Sheila Hanahan .... assistant: Mr. Netter
Don J. Hug .... location manager
George Jewell .... food stylist
Don H. Julien .... production assistant (as Don Julien)
Fay Kladouris .... assistant: Mr. Zucker
Susan B. Kreutz .... craft service assistant (as Susan Kreutz)
Erika Lindberg .... production secretary
Kathryn Madden .... set medic
Liza Moore .... assistant: Mr. Hogan
Margaret J. Orlando .... assistant production coordinator (as Margaret Orlando)
Joshua Ornstein .... assistant accountant
Eric A. Pot .... production assistant
Ronsley .... wedding decor and floral arrangements
Tony Savino .... dance instructor
Nancy Seltzer .... public relations
Melissa Silverman .... production assistant
Judy Skelton .... assistant: Mr. Bass
Mark Swenson .... assistant: Ms. Whitcher
Basti Van Der Woude .... production assistant (as Thomas Basti Van Der Woude)
Liz Wartenberg .... production coordinator (as Liz Brown)
Julie Adams .... dialect coach: Cameron Diaz, Rachel Friffiths and Carrie Preston (uncredited)
Christine Altomari .... production supervisor: main title sequence (uncredited)
Andy-John .... stand-in (uncredited)
Cristiana Caimmi .... publicist (uncredited)
Richard Castro .... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Ray Conchado .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jonas Cukierman .... production assistant (uncredited)
Hugh W. Griffith III .... location scout (uncredited)
Carol Hatchett .... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Yashar Hedayat .... production assistant (uncredited)
Scott Jager .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeff Manimbo .... production intern (uncredited)
Jeremy Mullen .... production assistant (uncredited)
Laura Robb .... stand-in: Julia Roberts (uncredited)
Joel Stopka .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sharon B. Taksel .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Joe Amari .... special thanks
Christine Cedusky .... special thanks
Caroline Cortopassi .... special thanks
Kim Donahue .... special thanks
Tom Flanagan .... special thanks
Barbara Hirschfeld .... special thanks
John McCabe .... special thanks
Rich Moskal .... special thanks
Mark Peterson .... special thanks
Joe Rose .... special thanks
Jim Sachay .... special thanks
Jennifer Shoevlin .... special thanks
Ron VerKuilen .... special thanks
Jeff Yehle .... special thanks
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Best Friend's Wedding" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 on appeal for one use of strong language and brief sex-related humor (re-rating on appeal)
Runtime:
105 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:M | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:S | France:U | Germany:6 | Iceland:L | Italy:T | Netherlands:AL | Norway:A | Peru:PT | Philippines:PG-13 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 (DVD rating) | South Korea:15 (original rating) | Spain:7 | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:12 (canton of the Grisons) | UK:12 | USA:R (original rating) | USA:PG-13 (re-rating on appeal)
Filming Locations:

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Trivia:
The scene where everyone gathers in a large room to watch Kimmy throw the bouquet was filmed at Cuneo Museum and Gardens in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The movie crew removed the large carpet from the floor and stored it someplace - it took the museum staff several months to find it again.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: After Michael and Kim pick up Julianne from O'Hare Airport, they're heading north on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive. Kimmy swerves wildly to her exit. The next time you see the car, it's heading south on Lake Shore Drive with the Drake Hotel in the distance.See more »
Quotes:
Julianne Potter:You're going to humiliate me, aren't you?
George Downes:Only if I can.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
I Am WomanSee more »

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35 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Great Movie!, 7 January 2004
Author: pinksimone_08

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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