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The Wedding Planner (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  26 January 2001 (USA)
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Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.


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Mary Fiore is the wedding planner. She's ambitious, hard-working, extremely organized, and she knows exactly what to do and say to make any wedding a spectacular event. Bt when Mary falls (literally) for a handsome doctor her busy yet uncomplicated life is turned upside down - he's the groom in the biggest wedding of her career! Will she help him walk down the aisle with his internet tycoon girlfriend, or will Mary finally get to be the bride herself? When it comes to love, you can never plan what's going to happen. Written by Ron Borgstedt <>

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His big day is her big problem. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Experta en bodas  »

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Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,510,293 (USA) (26 January 2001)


£2,463,168 (UK) (27 April 2001)

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2.35 : 1
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Sarah Michelle Gellar was originally set to star, but had to drop out because of scheduling conflicts from Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). See more »


When Steve rescues Mary from the dumpster, they fall to the ground and Steve catches her head with his left hand. In the next few shots, his hand jumps from underneath her head to a hand either side of her head. See more »


Mary: [after picking up the statue, looks to the ground] You castrated him!
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Brutal and excruciating
7 August 2001 | by (NZ) – See all my reviews

The only thing more baffling than how movies this bad could ever be made is how movies this bad could go to #1 in the box office. I despair for humanity at times. The Wedding Planner features a rehashed and unoriginal plot, poor acting, no funny moments, and a ridiculous scene where Jennifer Lopez is prepared to risk getting flattened by a runaway dumpster in order to pull her shoe out of a hole in the street. riiiiiight!

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