MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 1,771 this week

Just Married (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  10 January 2003 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 53,324 users   Metascore: 28/100
Reviews: 204 user | 96 critic | 27 from Metacritic.com

A young newlywed couple honeymoon in Europe, where obstacles challenge their ability to sustain the marriage.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 09 Dec 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 30 Dec 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 10 Mar 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 21 Jan 2014
 
a list of 46 titles
created 28 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Just Married" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Just Married (2003)

Just Married (2003) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Just Married.
9 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on - his boss's daughter. But he doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: David Zucker
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Andy Richter
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

Director: Tom Vaughan
Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry
Guess Who (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A sarcastic father (Mac) has plenty to say about his daughter wanting to marry a white boy (Kutcher).

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac, Zoe Saldana
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning
Killers (2010)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.

Director: Robert Luketic
Stars: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck
Uptown Girls (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny of a 8-year-old girl, who actually acts like an adult. But in the end everything turns to its right places.

Director: Boaz Yakin
Stars: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.

Director: Nick Hurran
Stars: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston, Holly Hunter
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline
Spread (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A sex comedy centered on a serial womanizer and his jilted lover.

Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two potheads wake up after a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car.

Director: Danny Leiner
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner
Just Friends (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

Director: Roger Kumble
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

Director: Donald Petrie
Stars: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tom
...
...
...
...
Lauren (as Monét Mazur)
...
Mr. McNerney
...
...
Paul McNerney
...
...
...
...
Massimo Schina ...
...
Wendy (as Valeria)
...
Edit

Storyline

A happy young couple, Sarah and Tom marry against the wishes of Sarah's friends and family and go to Europe for their Honeymoon. Unfortunately for them, Sarah's parents send Sarah's ex-boyfriend Peter Prentis to break up the happy marriage. Written by Liz H.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Welcome to the honeymoon from hell. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some crude humor and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

10 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Recién casados  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,548,993 (USA) (10 January 2003)

Gross:

$519,013 (South Africa) (12 September 2003)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ashton Kutcher completed all his own stunts during filming, but Brittany Murphy insisted the production team to hire a stunt double. See more »

Goofs

The castle/hotel is supposed to be located in France (in fact it is "Burg Taufers" close to Sand in Taufers, in South Tyrol, Italy). The Tyrolian Flag on the wall belongs to South Tyrol. Despite the fact that the cars have the correct French license tags, you see a local construction company's truck (Kiesunion) on the highway. Also the electrical sockets in the bedroom are Italian and not French. The uniforms of the firemen coming out of the castle after the fire are clearly not French (the helmets used by the firemen are former Wehrmacht helmets repainted in white and are commonly used by fire brigades in Germany, Austria and South Tyrol but not in France). See more »

Quotes

Peter: I'm not afraid of you. I studied martial arts with some of the best Chinese masters.
Tom: Well, I sure hope they taught you how to pull a fire poker out of your ass.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Reel Comedy: Just Married (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Save Me
Written by Cinjun Tate (as August Cinjun Tate), Shelby Tate, Cedric Lemoyne,
Jeffrey Cain Thompson and Gregory Slay
Performed by Remy Zero
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Newlywed surprise
13 January 2003 | by (Los Angeles, Calif) – See all my reviews

A perfect wedding is a concept that is often fantasized. Women can envision the perfect cake, the perfect dress, and their perfect man waiting for them at the alter. Men envision their perfect beautiful bride and lifetime of happiness. But neither person ever seems to think of the possibilities of what can go wrong in a marriage, especially right off the bat at the honeymoon. Romantic comedies often deliver the fantasy of flawless courtships that lead to flawless relationships. "Just Married" presents a different formula by showing the possible faults and blunders that may and in some cases, will happen on the 'perfect honeymoon.

"Just Married"¨ is the story of the romance between Tom Leezak (Ashton Kutcher) and Sarah McNerney (Brittany Murphy). Tom, the graveyard shift traffic announcer on KNR radio, is just an average Joe. A recent college graduate who lives at a beach loft with his best friend and thinks the finer things in life include anything with ESPN. Sarah is on the opposite side of the looking glass. The daughter of the wealthy owner of the Los Angeles sporting teams, Sarah is accustomed to having the luxuries of life. But in Tom, she sees a different cut from the run-of-the-mill aristocrats she has dated and the two are soon married. But on their European honeymoon, the couple immediately begins to experience problems. From difficulties with a European outlet to questions with marital fidelity, the newlyweds soon ponder the question that everyone has been asking, 'Are they too young to be married'?

"Just Married" is a very enjoyable collaboration between director Shawn Levy (Big Fat Liar) and screenwriter Sam Harper (Rookie of the Year). Levy's skill behind the camera is key in bringing comedic success to the movies many pratfalls and hits. One such usage is of a split screen as Tom and Sarah attempt to consummate their marriage on the airplane. Harper's script, while at times seems comically generic, is careful not to overrun gags. Harper also creates humorous dialogue between Tom and Sarah by implementing speeches that only man like Tom would consider on his honeymoon, I.E., does the hotel have satellite television and why doesn't the French hotel have signs in English.

Harper's contrasting characters are brought to life by the outlandish slapstick of Ashton Kutcher and the sweetness of Brittany Murphy. Kutcher's antics establish the mentality and character of Leezak and display Kutcher's potential to be a rising star in the industry. But Kutcher does not merely rely on his comedic behavior in the film. Kutcher also shows that despite Tom's ignorance, he truly loves his new wife and would do anything to make her happy. Murphy is equally good in her role as Sarah. Despite Sarah's prosperous upbringing, Murphy plays the character as a person very down to earth where wealth has not spoiled her. She is neither cruel nor snobbish and the audience can feel the genuine love she has for her husband. Audiences will be able to sympathize with Murphy when she experiences heartache and fall in love with her when she readily forgives her husbands behavior.

"Just Married" is a wonderfully surprising romantic comedy. It differs from the usual lovey-dovey recipe and adds more outrageous events that may occur in a courtship and marriage. Kutcher and Murphy make a superb comedic team and do the film justice with their performances. Although Kutcher is known for his roles as a dim-witted male, he adds to his character by adding loyalty and love. Murphy is also great as the contrasting better half. Despite the films silliness, it does deliver a final message of love and devotion that makes the movie appeal to the male and female audience. Movie lovers of comedy will not be disappointed nor will the romantics. Like a perfect marriage, "Just Married" is equally balanced.


12 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
brittany or demi bct2411
How many people can relate??? chk_flk_n_tear_jrk
french outlet plot hole ZippyZephyr
Impossible song to find korycottrell
Christian Kane psychonetic
Ashton Kutcher star8
Discuss Just Married (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?