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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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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

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$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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The character of George was based on Boy George, lead singer of Culture Club. He sings "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" later in the film. See more »

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Placement of Julia's hands on the serving dish in the kitchen at beginning of the movie. 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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This movie floored me
4 December 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I'm usually pretty cynical about cheesy movies but this movie absolutely floored me. Drew Barrymore was phenomenal playing role of Julia Sullivan. I've seen the movie at least 30 times by now and her expressions still make me cry, they're just so sincere. I don't know how else to put it. As for Adam Sandler I think that this is his best role yet, he's a real person in this movie not just some overgrown immature goofball. On top of everything it's a brilliant 80s satire, for me its right up there with American Psycho. I understand why someone would have reservations about watching this movie but my advice would be to put your cynicism aside for a couple of hours and just watch with an uncritical mind. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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