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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 <ronborgstedt@sbcglobal.net>

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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)


$60,400,856 (USA) (27 April 2001)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


At the first wedding, Jennifer Lopez's character Maria comforts the bride by complimenting her great thighs. This may be a small reference to the huge media focus on Jen's "big" thighs when she first began her singing career. See more »


After Steve saves Mary and Mary's subsequent hospital stay,Steve tells Mary that he only treats pediatric patients. In the same scene, Steve checks Mary's blood pressure with an adult blood pressure cuff when a pediatric pressure cuff should be the norm, as it is a children's hospital. However it is a hospital and of course would have adult equipment around. A child's arm cuff would not work properly on an adult arm. See more »


Burt: [Mary asks Steve to dance and Steve says no] A girl asks you to dance, you dance
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6 March 2014 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

"The Wedding Planner" is a comedy and romance movie which has to do with a woman who is a wedding planner and she fell in love with a man who finally will be the groom of the most important wedding in her entire carrier. We watch her being in a dilemma and this has to do with what is she going to do, is she going to help the groom with his wedding or is she going to be his bride.

In this movie we have a simple romance story between a simple woman with an important and rich man, a simple plot and direction by Adam Shankman. Also in this movie we have some good interpretation by Matthew McConaughey who plays as Steve Edison and I am sure that he want to forget this movie as fast as he can and Jennifer Lopez who plays as Mary Fiore.

If you are a fan of romance movies then "The Wedding Planner" is a movie which I am sure that you will love it. If you are not fan then just do not watch this movie and do not lose your time on it.

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