Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
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
Production of the film took over a year and a half. See more »
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 »
All right, everybody out on the dance floor! No exceptions! Look at all the happy couples!
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On the VHS version, after the credits there are three Karaoke style 80's songs. See more »
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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