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The Singles Ward (2002)

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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Jonathan Jordan
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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
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Troy
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Allyson
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Stacie
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Laura
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Brother Angel
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Wes The Neighbor
Shawn Bradley ...
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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 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 is he going for the right reasons? Written by Anonymous

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The Road to Eternal Marriage Has Never Been Longer

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language
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30 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Szinglik előnyben  »

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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 »

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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

Jonathan: Oh yeah, sure! Let's make fun of the *Mormons*!
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"No animals (or amphibians) were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

Connections

References Johnny Lingo (1969) See more »

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When Upon Life's Billows
Written by E.O. Excell (as Edwin O. Excell)
Performed by Mr. Fusion
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Who would want to marry Cammie?
29 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a one time inactive LDS male, Cammie reminded me of the active LDS women who treated me as an untouchable piece of trash because I had not bought into the "doctrine," hook line and sinker. Why anyone would go to so much effort to marry such a pious, self righteous, mind game playing witch is beyond me. Imagine eternity with her? That would not be heaven. Any person of the LDS faith who watches this movie and can't laugh at themselves, is taking life too seriously. Granted some of the work is stale "Mormon" humor, but if you are a member of the LDS Church, many of the scenes are very familiar. Yes, I meet with the team to get these folks reactivated and this movie has exposed some of our tricks. Time to change tactics.


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