6.4/10
1,137
53 user 5 critic

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 »

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Appropriately, the most responsible ... See full summary »

Director: Scott S. Anderson
Stars: K.C. Clyde, Kirby Heyborne, Cameron Hopkin
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Recently moved to upstate New York from the comfort of their Vermont homestead, the Benjamin Steed family makes their way into the established social structure of Palmyra. In their attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Holt
Stars: Sam Hennings, Eric Johnson, Alexander Carroll
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When Dalen (Kirby Heyborne) meets the spunky and beautiful Christine (Erin Chambers), it's love at first sight - even though her non-member parents can't see it! When Christine's parents ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Hale
Stars: Michael Birkeland, Erin Chambers, Jimmy Chunga
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed ... See full summary »

Directors: T.C. Christensen, Gary Cook
Stars: Nathan Mitchell, Tayva Patch, Rick Macy
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950s.

Director: Mitch Davis
Stars: Christopher Gorham, Anne Hathaway, Joe Folau
Charly (2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.

Director: Adam Thomas Anderegg
Stars: Jeremy Hoop, Randy King, Heather Beers
God's Army (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dutcher
Stars: Matthew A. Brown, Richard Dutcher, Jacque Gray
17 Miracles (2011)
Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The pioneer trek across the plains of the Mormon pioneers.

Director: T.C. Christensen
Stars: Jasen Wade, Emily Wadley, Jason Celaya
Sons of Provo (2004)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Will, Kirby, and Danny are the hottest new sensation in Mormon pop music! Will is an aerobics instructor, Danny is a student of eastern philosophy, and Kirby is a scrapbooking specialist. ... See full summary »

Director: Will Swenson
Stars: Will Swenson, Kirby Heyborne, Danny Tarasevich
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Meet the Mormons examines the very diverse lives of six devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Filmed on location and across the globe, Meet the Mormons takes ... See full summary »

Director: Blair Treu
Stars: Jermaine Sullivan, Ken Niumatalolo, Carolina Muñoz Marin
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In November of 1833, the state of Missouri turned a blind eye as hundreds of its peaceful inhabitants were hunted down and driven from their homes in the dead of night. Against this ... See full summary »

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen
Stars: Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. ... See full summary »

Director: Kieth Merrill
Stars: Rick Macy, Jeremy Hoop, Arianna Marsden
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jonathan Jordan
...
Cammie Giles
...
Eldon
...
Dallen Martin
...
Hyrum
...
Zak Aldridge (as Robert 'Bob-O' Swenson)
...
DeVerl
Tarance Edwards ...
Troy
Michelle Ainge ...
Allyson
Gretchen Whalley ...
Stacie
Sedra Santos ...
Laura
Wally Joyner ...
Brother Angel
Danny Ainge ...
A Sunbeam Teacher
...
Wes The Neighbor
Shawn Bradley ...
A Mechanic
Edit

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 is he going for the right reasons? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

single | church | marriage | mormon | love | See All (21) »

Taglines:

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
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Szinglik előnyben  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,250,798 (USA) (1 November 2002)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

Cammie probably would not be wearing a no-sleeved dress, because in Mormon culture women are encouraged to have their shoulders covered. See more »

Quotes

Cammie: So you brought the fried chicken?
Jonathan: Yes, it's a family recipe. It's been in my family for years.
Cammie: Nice try, I worked at KFC for two summers during high school.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Meet the Parents (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Where Love Is
Written by Joanne Bushman Doxey
Performed by The Rockamatics
Courtesy of Tim Fullmer and Flying Pig Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great fun, cheesy though it may be
29 January 2003 | by (Provo, UT) – See all my reviews

First of all, let me say that if you're one of those who find themselves offended because films show certain things or because they make fun of aspects of LDS people, you should realize that this film actually seriously makes fun of people who are offended by that kind of thing (God's Army specifically), and when they show those characters and you laugh, you're laughing at yourself. Having said this, I think Singles Ward was funny and cute, not on the same level as God's Army or Brigham City, but much better than The Other Side of Heaven. It's light-hearted and you have to watch it with a sense of humor or it probably will bother you. I AM a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I know, we are pretty unusual in a great many ways, but this film shows some of these in a light-hearted manner, but remains entertaining. Maybe it was made for Mormons primarily, but anyone with a sense of humour can enjoy it. To those LDS who are offended by this film, I say LIGHTEN UP! We should find the good in all things.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?