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The Wedding Singer (1998)

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Robbie, the singer and Julia, the waitress are both engaged to be married but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

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Robbie Hart is singing the hits of the 1980s at weddings and other celebrations. He also can keep the party going in good spirit, he knows what to say and when to say it. Julia is a waitress at the events where Robbie performs. When both of them find someone to marry and prepare for their weddings, it becomes clear that they've chosen wrong partners. Written by Anonymous

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Before the internet, Before cell phones, Before roller-blades, There was a time... 1985. Don't pretend you don't remember. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material and language | See all certifications »

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13 February 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La mejor de mis bodas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 1,470,812 (Germany) (26 June 1998)

Gross:

£9,241,078 (UK) (18 September 1998)
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Trivia

Kevin Nealon's second cameo in an Adam Sandler film. The first was as a golfer in Happy Gilmore (1996); this time he's a bank manager. See more »

Goofs

When Robbie is talking to Linda, after he wakes up and she is in his t-shirt, his shirt and the blankets are in different spots after alternating shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Robbie: All right, everybody out on the dance floor! No exceptions! Look at all the happy couples!
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Crazy Credits

On the VHS version, after the credits there are three Karaoke style 80's songs. See more »

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Referenced in Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Ultimatum (1999) See more »

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Hold Me Now
Written by Tom Bailey (as Thomas Bailey), Joe Leeway (as Joseph Leeway) and Alannah Currie
Performed by The Thompson Twins
Courtesy BMG Records UK Ltd.
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Awww, the 80's :)
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Adam Sandler plays Robbie Hart, a wedding singer with only enough money to get by. He was going to get married, but Linda, his fiancé', doesn't show up, and finally confronts him saying that she was having second thoughts. Drew Barrymore plays Julia Sullivan, a shy girl engaged to the wrong man. They meet when Julia is waitressing at the place Robbie works at. They are instantly friends and get along quite well.

This simple plot is expanded by the great and memorable characters and the actors who portray the roles. It is funny and has plenty of memorable lines. And if this isn't enough for you to shout "WAHOO!" the chemistry between Julia and Robbie is right on and I'm surprised they aren't dating in real life. This is a great romantic comedy so just watch it without any questions! It has become one of my favorites.


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