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The Wedding Date (2005)

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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)  »

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Something Borrowed  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$249,386 (South Africa) (10 June 2005)

Gross:

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

The filmmakers tried to use artificial flowers as often as possible because Debra Messing is allergic to real flowers. See more »

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When they stop at a pub in London to change dress, an American style walk/don't walk sign is clearly visible in shot. See more »

Quotes

Kat Ellis: You know what pisses me off? I've been spilling my guts all weekend and I don't know a thing about you.
Nick Mercer: [pause] I'm allergic to fabric softener. I majored in comparative literature at Brown. I hate anchovies. And I think I'd miss you even if we never met.
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Referenced in Torchwood: Random Shoes (2006) See more »

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When We Are Together
Written by Sharleen Spiteri and John McElhone
Performed by Texas
Courtesy of Mercury Records Ltd
Licensed by kind permission from The Film & TV Licensing Division, Part of the Universal Music Group
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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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