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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.


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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1.85 : 1
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Without the end credits, the movie's running time is a short 78 minutes. See more »


When driving to the bachelorette party, the car Kat and Nick are driving is on the left side of the road. In the next shot it is still on the left side of the road, but the car's license plate is backwards. See more »


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light-hearted romantic
5 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

that is what i am and that is what this movie is. I don't think it is supposed to be a profoundly deep movie. This is a very welcomed break from the good, but overdone dramas of the day. I love them, but who doesn't like to see a guilty pleasure movie every now and then? This movie can cure the worst attitude and your craving fora good chick flick. It is very funny and the clichés they use are used to please the audience and the characters. so, i mean give it up, sit back, and just enjoy this very awesome movie.

The actors are very well cast, and while i must agree that some of the many plot lines are mostly left hanging, the important ones are not.

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