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The Groomsmen (2006)

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A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.

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The story follows the misadventures and confusion of a groom (Ed Burns) and his four groomsmen the week before a wedding. Wrestling with issues of fatherhood, honesty and growing up, the five thirty-somethings discover their extended adolescence might be finally coming to a close. Written by CartmanKun@aol.com

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There's a difference between getting older and growing up. See more »

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Rated R for pervasive language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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22 September 2006 (Spain)  »

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Die Freunde des Bräutigams  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

John Mahoney played the father of Edward Burns in this film, but all of his scenes were cut. However, you can catch a glimpse of him on the left during the wedding footage as the camera follows Edward Burns and Brittany Murphy out of the church. The deleted scenes can be found on the DVD bonus features. See more »

Goofs

When Mike and TC are tussling there is a pool cue that disappears and reappears on the right edge of the table; when they are finished and Paulie and TC are going to play, the cues are set differently than before. See more »

Quotes

Paulie: ...why do you do the whole kids thing?
Dez Howard: ...if you have one kid, you lose a little bit of your life, a little free time, a little bit of your freedom. But you have two kids, your life is over, Jo-Jo.
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Dez Howard: What do you do with your free time? Honestly, what do you do? You watch TV. You go hang out with these knuckleheads. You jerk off, right? Listen to me. Free time, it's not all it's cracked up to be. But at the end of the night, if I ...
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Excellent story about family
3 June 2006 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Fresh from the Seattle International Film Festival --

The Groomsmen is a poignant look at relationships and forgiveness; true friendship, spousal, sibling, parent-child, and ex's. It provides a great blend of comedy and drama to not be too heavy, yet stay truly thought provoking. At times the character development scenes were a bit long, but forgivable overall. The cast is amazing, you easily forget their previously roles and see them only as the lifelong friends that they portray in this movie. The soundtrack is an excellent trip back to the rock of the 80's with the likes of Loverboy and Eddie Money. I would recommend this movie to women and men alike. It has something for everybody!

Thank you, Matt, for visiting us in Seattle!


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