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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<stuckinsunnydale@comcast.net>

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Love doesn't come cheap.

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Comedy | Romance

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

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4 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Something Borrowed  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$704,385 (South Africa) (15 July 2005)
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The movie was originally going to be called "Something Borrowed". See more »

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When Kat is playing rounders and she pours water down her front, the front of her trousers are also soaked. In the next shot, when she is up to bat, they are perfectly dry. See more »

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Dance Instructor: The Wedding Dance is a timeless ritual. Surrounded by a group of family and friends. Watching, smiling, taking bets on how long it's going to last. All you'll have is each other and whatever skills you aquire today.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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I Got the Feeling
Written and Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor UK Limited
Licensed by kind permission from The Universal Film & TV Licensing Division
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A Delightful Romantic Comedy
5 February 2005 | by (Mid-Atlantic, United States) – See all my reviews

The Wedding Date is an excellent date movie. You can't help but empathize with the characters in this "Pretty Woman" type movie. The two main cast members are a perfect match for each other. More than just a romantic comedy, it is a good people movie in which you can visualize yourself (or someone you know) embodied in one of the cast's believable characters. There are several belly laughs peppered with a few moist-eyed moments making this a very good movie for teens and the young at heart, regardless of age. Granted, it may not be nominated for any academy-type awards, but it rates high marks as a delightful people's choice contender. The movie's entertainment value is clearly worth the price of box office admission. I left the theater giggling to myself...


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