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The Singles Ward (2002)

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When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jonathan Jordan
Connie Young ...
Cammie Giles
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Eldon
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Dallen Martin
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Hyrum
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Zak Aldridge (as Robert 'Bob-O' Swenson)
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DeVerl
Tarance Edwards ...
Troy
Michelle Ainge ...
Allyson
Gretchen Whalley ...
Stacie
Sedra Santos ...
Laura
Wally Joyner ...
Brother Angel
Danny Ainge ...
A Sunbeam Teacher
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Wes The Neighbor
Shawn Bradley ...
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Storyline

When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members of the local singles ward who want to reactivate him. Nothing works until Jonathan falls for Cammie Giles, the ward activities director. Suddenly, going to church becomes much more appealing. But his he going for the right reasons? Written by Anonymous

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single | church | marriage | mormon | love | See more »

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The Road to Eternal Marriage Has Never Been Longer

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language
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Release Date:

30 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Szinglik előnyben  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,649 (USA) (1 February 2002)

Gross:

$1,250,798 (USA) (1 November 2002)
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Trivia

A picture of comedian Johnny Biscuit, who appears in the film as the salesman who sells Jonathan the TV set, is shown on the wall of both Jonathan's comedy club and his home. See more »

Goofs

The shadow of a boom mic can be seen in the top part of the screen while Dallen opens his mission call. See more »

Quotes

Brother Niner: Let me reiterate what Brigham Young said: if you're 25 years old and unmarried, you're a menace to society. Just something for everybody to ponder.
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Crazy Credits

"No animals (or amphibians) were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

Connections

Edited into It's Latter-Day Night! Live Comedy (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Let Us All Press On
Written by Evan Stephens
Performed by Mr. Fusion
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You don't have to be Mormon to enjoy this!
3 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As thus far the only non Mormon to comment on this movie (we saw it on cinemanow.com), this was delightful, humorous, moving, placing it above the B movie level (perhaps), though it's weakness I feel is that it bowed too much to conformity, as in reality one doubts whether Jonathan would have returned so fully to the fold.

It also gives an insight to those of us on the other side of the world into a fascinating and vital culture. We noticed the reference to Franklin Planners, which through Utah guru Steven Covey has influenced many throughout the planet even after they shift to palm pilots and beyond.


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