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A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.

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A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Sing Now or Forever Hold Your Peace  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,598 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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$21,908 (USA) (11 May 2007)
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Had to be re-titled "The Wedding Weekend" after a legal battle with the Weinstein Co over the use of "Shut Up and Sing" for the Dixie Chicks' documentary Shut Up & Sing (2006). See more »

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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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Love Is Here to Stay
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Performed by The Shutmen
Arranged by Warren Hunke
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Pale imitation of the better movies it rips off
7 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rips off so many other, better movies, it's hard to know where to begin. But I guess "Return of the Secaucus 7" is as good a place as any. And did they REALLY think they could steal the famous Girl On The Ferry monologue from "Citizen Kane", and think no one would notice? There are comedic rants that just fall flat, such as a Seinfeld-influenced "what's up with those 4-way stops?" bit, that's yelled at full volume, and lacks any actual humor. A grown man who can't negotiate an intersection? Absurd. But not in a funny way.

The rest is just tedious, not-actually-witty witty repartee.

Avoid this. See "Secaucus 7". Or "Citizen Kane". Or pretty much anything else.


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