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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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Perfectly Precious!
26 January 2001 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

The Wedding Planner is the must see date movie of the year. It's a romantic comedy with all the right elements. But it goes above and beyond the standard chick-flick with so many lovable characters that you can't decide which one you want to win at the game of love!

Matthew McConaughey is Prince Charming as Pediatrician Steve Edison, a successful yet sweet man about to marry the "ideal girl". Jennifer Lopez is fantastic as a wedding planner who can seem to find herself a good man so she obsesses over everything else instead.

I give this movie 5 stars and two big thumbs up! To sum it all up: it's charming, funny, sweet, sentimental and just down right pleasant.

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