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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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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  »

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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 guitar that Adam Sandler's character is playing during "Somebody Kill Me Please" is a Gibson ES-335 Semi-hollow body in Heritage Cherry. The amp is a Fender Twin Reverb. See more »

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During the Cindy and Scott wedding, Robbie includes the Fat Guy in people that will never have anything to offer the opposite sex. When the Fat Guy grabs the microphone during "Love Stinks", you can see a wedding ring on his left hand. This ring appears and disappears in different shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Robbie: All right, everybody out on the dance floor! No exceptions! Look at all the happy couples!
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a break from the 'yuck of the world'
1 December 2004 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

I think that 'the wedding singer' is a simple, feelgood movie, which doesn't try to be anything else.

Like Jim Carey, who took many goes to strike the right balance, Adam Sandler is a far better comedian when he stops trying and realize he is far funnier being himself rather than over-the top characters (like the awful 'Billy Madison')and allows his supporting cast to be goofy.

My 10 year old son is a huge fan of all the SNL (90s)crew and their movies, and loved this even more than '50 first dates'. The wedding singer appeals to the those waiting to feel that way about someone and those of us who feel that way right now about someone.

The 'knockers' of this flick would be those that can only relate to the dumped 'Robbie Hart', or have no heart at all!

So if you can relate to loving and being loved (by anyone!), this film will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy. Great to watch with the whole family!!

Just had to add...being a teenager in the 80's probably helped my endearment to this movie.


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