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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)  »

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Something Borrowed  »

Box Office

Budget:

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

Goofs

In the scene were Kat is talking with her stepfather just before the wedding, when he first approaches her, to the left of Kat, a door is shut. When it shows her getting up to leave to go and get Nick, the door is wide open. See more »

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Jeffrey: You remember when we took the girls hiking in the Lake District?
Edward Fletcher-Wooten: No.
Jeffrey: Yeah, you do. Blistering heat in the morning. Pouring rain all afternoon.
Edward Fletcher-Wooten: No.
Jeffrey: You backed your car over that copper's bicycle.
Edward Fletcher-Wooten: No, sorry, no.
Jeffrey: The Rat and Gherkin.
JeffreyEdward Fletcher-Wooten: Mmm-hmm-hmm, splendid local scrumpy.
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Featured in A Date with Debra (2005) See more »

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The Lavender Room
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For what it is, The Wedding Date is a good movie.
5 February 2005 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

If you see a preview for The Wedding Date before you go see it, you understand what type of movie this is. It's a chick flick. It's a cute, mildly funny, sometimes sappy, story about a woman, Kat, played by Debra Messing, so wrecked from her last relationship that when she has to go to her sister's wedding where she knows that he ex will be she hires a male escort to go and make him jealous and her family get off her case. The escort, Nick, played by Dermot Mulroney, isn't your average Gigolo. No, he's what you would consider the cream of the crop, and he doesn't come cheap. A cute, non-threatening premise, for a genuinely cute, non-threatening, romantic comedy.

You can't go in expecting genius, because that's not what you'll get. The Wedding Date, however, is a glorious, indulgent movie that will leave you smiling. It's a movie for women, by a woman director, and it's really for any girl who ever wished she could have a happy ending like Cinderella. It's not all roses, of course, which keeps it interesting. It's all par for the course, however, when it comes to romantic comedies. Plus, the few glimpses of a bare-bottomed, Mulroney will keep you interested, too.

I ranked this movie an 8 out of 10. I wasn't comparing it to Gone with the Wind, or the Godfather. I was comparing it to other cute romantic comedies, and as far as they go, this was a good one.


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