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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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1.85 : 1
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The movie was originally going to be called "Something Borrowed". See more »


When Kat is bringing her bags to the airport, she has three hard case powder blue suitcases and two soft ones, piled on top. When she is leaving the airport after landing, the cart has her three hard cases, one powder blue soft case, one of his black soft cases and he is carrying his other black soft case. Kat is carrying nothing. When they get to the house, all five pieces of her powder blue luggage can be seen again. See more »


Nick Mercer: Is that an old habit from ballet class or from a lifetime of walking on eggshells?
Kat Ellis: I never took ballet.
[closes bathroom door]
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Referenced in Torchwood: Random Shoes (2006) 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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