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The Groomsmen -- A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.
The Groomsmen -- A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.
The Groomsmen -- 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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Writer (WGA):
Edward Burns (written by)
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Release Date:
22 September 2006 (Spain) See more »
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Tagline:
There's a difference between getting older and growing up. See more »
Plot:
A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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The Burns is still on fire! See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Edward Burns ... Paulie

Heather Burns ... Jules

John Leguizamo ... TC

Matthew Lillard ... Dez Howard

Donal Logue ... Jimbo

Jay Mohr ... Cousin Mike Sullivan

Brittany Murphy ... Sue

Shari Albert ... Tina Howard

Jessica Capshaw ... Jen

Spencer Fox ... Little Jack

Kevin Kash ... Strip Club MC

Amy Leonard ... Crystal

Arthur J. Nascarella ... Mr. B (as Arthur Nascarella)

John F. O'Donohue ... Pops (as John O'Donohue)

Joe Pistone ... Top Cat
Tito Ruiz ... Man in Bar

John Russo ... Little Matt

Jaime Tirelli ... TC's Dad
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Catharine Bolz ... Dez's Mom (uncredited)

Isaac Gabaeff ... Butter Tongue Roadie (uncredited)
Chuck Gerena ... Wedding Reception Guest (uncredited)

Anna Kendrick ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Marion McCorry ... Paulie's Mom (uncredited)

Julie McNiven ... Girl with Band (uncredited)

Marta Mondelli ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Joseph O'Keefe ... Roman Catholic Priest (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Burns 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Edward Burns (written by)

Produced by
Karinne Behr .... executive producer
Margot Bridger .... producer
Edward Burns .... producer
David Gorton .... executive producer
Walter Josten .... executive producer
Aaron Lubin .... producer
Philippe Martinez .... producer
William Perkins .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Robert Gary 
P.T. Walkley 
 
Cinematography by
William Rexer (director of photography) (as William Rexter II)
 
Film Editing by
Jamie Kirkpatrick 
 
Casting by
Ali Farrell 
Laura Rosenthal 
 
Production Design by
Dina Goldman 
 
Set Decoration by
David Schlesinger 
 
Costume Design by
Catherine Marie Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Steve Artmont .... makeup department head
Annemarie Bradley .... key hair stylist (as Anne Marie M. Bradley)
Lorraine Godfrey .... second hair stylist
Nicki Ledermann .... key makeup artist
Julie Teel .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mike Harrop .... post-production supervisor
William Perkins .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vebe Borge .... first assistant director
Louis Guerra .... second assistant director (as Louis J. Guerra)
Andrea O'Connor .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mary Blanchard .... scenic artist
Chris Brady .... set dresser
Isaac Gabaeff .... assistant property master
Joseph A. James .... storyboard artist: Saint James Studios (as Joseph James)
Colleen Nowers .... art department coordinator
Tora Peterson .... on-set dresser
Alex Quarles .... leadman
Adam Roffman .... on-set dresser
Theo Sena .... property master
 
Sound Department
Benjamin Cheah .... sound re-recording mixer (as Ben Cheah)
Benjamin Cheah .... supervising sound editor (as Ben Cheah)
Ryan Collison .... foley recordist
Gerald Donlan .... supervising dialogue editor (as Gerald Donlin)
Peter Fonda .... boom operator
Kenton Jakub .... adr editor
Bob Olari .... sound re-recordist (as Robert Olari)
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Katrina Siegmund .... assistant sound editor
Wyatt Sprague .... sound effects editor
Jerry Stein .... sound mixer
Lidia Tamplenizza .... apprentice sound editor
Marc Urselli .... sound
Peter Waggoner .... sound re-recording mixer
John Wemer .... supervising foley editor
Julie Altus .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Jansen Lambie .... additional boom operator (uncredited)
Chris Navarro .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Dean St. John .... adr mixer: Los Angeles (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Balabuch .... visual effects producer: Technicolor New York (as Mike Balabuch)
Christian Zak .... visual effects executive producer: Technicolor New York
John Dowdell .... 2K digital intermediate colorist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator (as Manny Sieverio)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Bianchini .... camera operator
John Clifford .... still photographer
Anthony Cox .... company grip
Divine Cox .... best boy grip
Gregg de Domenico .... film loader
Brad Gross .... best boy grip
Thomas Hamilton .... best boy electric
Susan Heller .... best boy electric
James McMillan .... key grip (as Jim McMillan)
Adam Miller .... second assistant camera
Billy Miller .... key grip
Tom Potoskie .... electrician (as Thomas Potoskie)
Chris Scarfi .... electrician
John Schwartz .... first assistant camera
Ken Shibata .... gaffer
Andrew Voegeli .... first assistant camera
Lamont Crawford .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Joseph Czerw .... electrician (uncredited)
Jay Feather .... camera operator (uncredited)
Keith Gordon .... grip (uncredited)
Michael N. Green .... electrician (uncredited)
Amy Albano Jachyra .... second assistant camera: day player (uncredited)
Gary Jackiewicz .... grip (uncredited)
Craig Striano .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Rori Bergman .... casting assistant
Kristine Bulakowski .... extras casting
Lori Eastside .... extras casting
Driss Tijani .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mickey Carleton .... assistant costume designer
Laura Downing .... wardrobe supervisor
Caroline Duncan .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
James Ahern .... digital intermediate recordist
Burdette Anderson .... post-production executive: Bauer Martinez Distribution
Jen Choi .... editorial intern
Jessica Elvin .... editor: DRS
Fred Heid .... color timer
Chris Keighley .... digital intermediate scanner (as Chris Keighly)
Anthony Kounouklos .... on-line editor
William Lehman .... assistant editor
Tim Stipan .... digital intermediate color corrector
Stan Sztaba .... negative matcher: World Cinevision
Ralph Tarr .... color timer (uncredited)
Mike Trinker .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Robert Gary .... score producer
Aram Goldberg .... assistant to music supervisor
Matt Havron .... assistant to music supervisor
Tracy McKnight .... music supervisor
P.T. Walkley .... score producer
E. Gedney Webb .... music editor
Tracy McKnight .... executive soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Jon Solomon .... assistant to music supervisor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jack Buckman .... driver
Mike Canelli .... driver (as Mike Canali)
Leo Driver .... parking coordinator
Brett Michael .... driver
Jimmy Nugent .... transportation captain
Joseph Paprota .... driver (as Joe Paparota)
Kevin Smith .... driver
 
Other crew
Emery Anderson .... engineer
Leslie Angle .... assistant: Mr. Burns
Darren Atlee .... production assistant
Joshua A. Bell .... production accountant (as Joshua Bell)
Jeffrey A. Brown .... assistant location manager (as Jeff Brown)
Rich Brush .... office production assistant (as Richard Brush)
Christian D. Bruun .... title designer: end crawl
Luc Campeau .... production executive: Lucky 50 Productions
Andrea F. Cannistraci .... production legal: Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein (as Andrea Cannistraci)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Wayne Cerullo .... aerial assistant
Ralph Costanza .... print coordinator
Caroline Duncan .... assistant to director
Jacob Eben .... production assistant
Bruce Hall .... key set production assistant
Scott Larkin .... production assistant
Jeff Maksym .... production assistant
Pascal Martin .... production staff
Douglas Matejka .... production secretary
David Matlof .... financial legal services: Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof and Fishman
Ross Miller .... production insurance: D.R. Reiff & Associates
Kristen Mink .... assistant location manager
John Nickel .... script supervisor
Rocco Nisivoccia .... production assistant (as Rocco L. Nisivoccia Jr.)
Larry Nuñez .... location assistant (as Larry Nunez)
Tom Palma .... production assistant
Mike Reilly .... production coordinator
Ben Safdie .... production assistant
Ben Schaeffer .... production assistant
Benjamin Schaeffer .... office production assistant
Thoma Thurau .... engineer
Joel Weinstein .... production legal: Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein
Tom Yeager .... location manager
Jacqueline Lovell .... stand-in (uncredited)
Cory Monden .... senior engineer (uncredited)
Larry Rodriguez .... studio executive (uncredited)
Daniel Silverman .... film recorder (uncredited)
Hugh Spurling .... studio executive (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive language and brief nudity
Runtime:
98 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the last bar scene with Ed Burns and Mathew Lillard, Burns is wearing a t-shirt saying "Up & Down Club" - which is the Jazz club his wife Christy Turlington owned with her sister Erin back in San Francisco. The club had a good run from 1994 till 1999.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Mike Sullivan:[to T.C] Gay pride! Woo-hoo!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Best of Both WorldsSee more »

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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
The Burns is still on fire!, 12 December 2006
Author: meeza (themeezaman@hotmail.com) from Miami, Fl

Writer-Director Edward Burns has groomed another creative & wily film in his latest marry, I mean merry, offering "The Groomsmen". Burns also stars as Paulie, a Long Island lifer who is having cold feet by getting the all too familiar "till death due you part" phobia on marrying his pregnant fiancé Sue, played by the chirpy Brittany Murphy. However, the primary premise of "The Groomsmen" is the groomsmen themselves. They are Paulie's lifelong crackers, I mean buddies, who each have a certain dilemma. Donald Logue plays Jimbo, Paulie's beer-quenching brother who is a strip bar dweller & ignores his devoted, but yet, growing impatient wife Julianna (Heather Burns). Next coming through the groomsmen aisle, we have Des (Mathew Lilliard), the dutiful husband & father who gets a candid excitement in getting his 80's high school cover band reunited which obviously are comprised of le groomsmen themselves. Also grooming through, we got the unripe Mike portrayed by Jay Mohr; Mike's childlike & obsessive antics get him in "not to be or like Mike" hot water turmoil with his ex-girlfriend and even with a few of the groomsmen. John Leguziamo plays T.C., which might stand for "too cool" by having a ripe aura about him, but it might also stand for "top covert" because he has been out of town & touch from his crazy clan for eight years due to a personal secret. The ensemble acting of "The Groomsmen" were lords of the auteur rings. However, the best acting men were Mohr & Leguziamo. Steady Eddie's crafty screenplay does ring similar bells in theme & structure to some of his past independent films. However, why should Burns cinematically divorce himself from his exceptional & practical scribing style. Burns once again proves that he masterfully incorporates friendship, family, guilt, Catholicism, Irish-upbringing, and New York homage to his film-work. "The Groomsmen" marches itself as one of the best films of 2006 . ***** Excellent

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