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A committment-phobic man goes in search of a bride including his fed up girlfriend, to inherit his grandfather's $100 million inheritance.

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Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to her, but he sticks his foot in his mouth and botches the proposal. Being insulted by the defeatist proposal, Anne leaves town on an assignment. After she's gone, he finds out that his recently-deceased grandfather's will stipulates that he gets nothing of a multi-million dollar fortune unless he's married by 6:05pm on his 30th birthday: tomorrow! Not being able to find Anne, Jimmie begins backtracking through his past girlfriends to find a wife. Written by Tony B

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One thousand brides. One hundred million dollars. Jimmie Shannon is about to discover the true value of love.

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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5 November 1999 (USA)  »

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El soltero más codiciado  »

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$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,480,288 (USA) (5 November 1999)

Gross:

£761,788 (UK) (3 March 2000)
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Trivia

The character "Sanzel" is a reference to the writer Ken Sanzel, a childhood friend of Steve Cohen, who wrote the screenplay for this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmie's grandfather gets out of his house with steaks in his hand, there is a small white box on table in front of Jimmie. In next shot it's on the other side of table. See more »

Quotes

Marco: [imitating Muhammad Ali while playing with a remote-controlled toy robot] C'mon, gorilla, we in Manila! C'mon, gorilla, this is the Thrilla!
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Referenced in The Smelly Janitor (2008) See more »

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Hit the Road Jack
Written by Percy Mayfield
Performed by David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter)
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Did anyone else notice something, um, distracting in nearly every scene?
10 November 1999 | by (york, pa) – See all my reviews

Maybe it was just the theater, or maybe the projector person didn't know what he was doing, but in 75 percent of the scenes the boom mike was just hanging there above people's heads! In the scene on the pond, it looked like the priest was being attacked by a furry bird, and you could see where the actors were going to walk next because the mike was leading the way. It was so bad it was hilarious. Which is good because there wasn't that much else that was funny in this movie. Renee Zellweger shone far above the rest of the cast, Chris O'Donnell still needs to work on his comic timing, and the entire plot was an insult to women. Oh sure, everyone has a wedding dress just sitting around, just in case some stranger wants to marry you with little notice. Overall, a horrible experience. My girlfriend and I fought for the rest of the day.


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