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Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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Jake Adams
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Josh Adams
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Ma Adams
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Funeral Director
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Cleaning Lady
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Library Lady
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Tour Host Ken
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Storyline

Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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They're not looking for love, they're looking for a wife

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

21 January 2003 (USA)  »

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2 Brothers & a Bride  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,580 (USA) (14 May 2004)

Gross:

$25,589 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »

Goofs

When Josh goes back to the hotel room to steal Jake's money from under the bed, Josh is wearing a shirt. Later on, Jake returns to the room and rewinds the video camera to view recorded video of Josh stealing his money from under the bed. In the video footage, Josh is wearing a huge winter coat instead of just the shirt he was wearing when he actually stole the money a little while earlier. See more »

Soundtracks

Funnel of Love
Written by Kent Westberry, Charlie McCoy
Performed by Paula Frazer & Tarnation
Used by permission of Universal - Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Paula Frazer & Tarnation
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A film of graceful humor and insight
21 April 2004 | by (Grand Rapids, Mich.) – See all my reviews

I had a chance to see "A Foreign Affair" on April 15 at a pre-release screening with over 500 other film-goers and was mightily impressed by this movie! It strikes me as containing the same kind of graceful humor and insight as "Big Fish," "The Station Agent" and even "My Big, Fat Greek Wedding." The film makes important points about family, love and marriage without shouting and resorting to cheap theatrics. I hope people get behind the movie as they did for "Greek Wedding" so that this quiet little gem doesn't get buried under all of the bombastic comic book pictures. The script is delightful and well conveyed on the screen. Actors Nelson, Arquette and Mortimer are perfect in their roles. The interspersing of documentary-style interviews about marriage throughout the movie was a treat, as were the surprising touches at the end of the film --- again, humorous and touching at the same time. General consensus of the 500 folks at the screening: Outstanding!


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