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The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  4 February 2005 (USA)
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Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis (Messing) to hire a male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.



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"The Wedding Date" centers around Kat Ellis (Messing), who returns to her parents' London home for her sister's wedding. Afraid of confronting her ex-fiancé, who dumped her two years before, she hires a top-drawer male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her new boyfriend. Written by TombRaiderBuffy<>

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Love doesn't come cheap.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Something Borrowed  »

Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,129,580 (USA) (4 February 2005)


$704,385 (South Africa) (15 July 2005)

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Did You Know?


The movie was originally going to be called "Something Borrowed". See more »


When Victor Ellis is walking down the aisle with Amy, his hat disappears and reappears in his hand between shots. See more »


Kat Ellis: Any second now my date is going to sit down in 3B and I need him to look really, really good today.
Male Flight Attendant: Hello, 3B.
[Kat turns around to see Nick]
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Referenced in Torchwood: Random Shoes (2006) See more »


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Written and Performed by James Brown
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I loved it!
4 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie tonight, the night it came out and it was wonderful. The plot of this movie reminds me of A Walk in the Clouds (Debra Messing's first movie). What chemistry between the main characters! Debra Messing's character reminds me somewhat of her Will and Grace character. She is classic,elegant, and beautiful with her style. Dermot Mulroney is sexy and charming. It was funny and romantic and had some really great quotes. The music was fun so you may want to run out and buy the soundtrack after singing out loud in the theater. I loved every minute and thought it was worth every penny.I will buy this movie the day it comes out on DVD.

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