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The Wedding Singer (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  13 February 1998 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick McTavish ...
Gemini Barnett ...
Teddy Castellucci ...
Robbie Hart Band Member
Randy Razz ...
Robbie Hart Band Member


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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He's gonna party like it's 1985. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 February 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La mejor de mis bodas  »

Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,917,127 (USA) (13 February 1998)


£9,241,078 (UK) (18 September 1998)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


When Julia and her friends are at Carvel choosing what kind of cake she wants, the pink Carvel banner with confetti is from the 1990s. See more »


[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 »


Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Jack and Jill (2013) See more »


Love Stinks
Written by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman
Performed by Adam Sandler
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User Reviews

Funny Singer!
4 August 2005 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This quirky film has everything- lots and lots of comedy, a nice touch of romance, some violence and a hint of sadness now and again. Oh and it also stars 2 of the most charming actors- Drew Barrymore, as Julia and Adam Sandler, as Robbie. Their on-screen chemistry is very remarkable to watch and their individual charm is most appealing. The movie is set in the 80's and is a great nostalgic piece for that time period- in all is cheesiness and glory! Sandler as the Wedding Singer will surprise you with his musical talents. And musicians who have run the gamut of various music-related jobs will have extra giggles. And of course Barrymore will dazzle you with her cuteness and poise. This movie will leave you in stitches! And a must see!!!

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