Daphne Wilder is a mother whose love knows no bounds or boundaries. She is the proud mom of three daughters: stable psychologist Maggie, sexy and irreverent Mae and insecure, adorable Milly - who, when it comes to men, is like psychotic flypaper. In order to prevent her youngest from making the same mistakes she did, Daphne decides to set Milly up with the perfect man. Little does Milly know, however, that her mom placed an ad in the on-line personals to find him. Comic mayhem unfolds as Daphne continues to do the wrong thing for the right reasons...all in the name of love. In a battle of strong wills, the mother-daughter dynamic is tested in all its fierce, wacky complexity. The girls help Daphne finally discover the truths and impossibilities of motherly love, all while trying to answer the questions: where does it begin and where should it end? Written by
She's just your normal, overprotective, overbearing, over-the-top mother.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, some mature thematic material and partial nudity
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2 February 2007 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A la recherche de l'homme parfait
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Opening Weekend: £400,987
(16 February 2007)
(30 March 2007)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The names of the daughters, Maggie (Lauren Graham
), Milly (Mandy Moore
), and Mae (Piper Perabo
), come from an e.e. cummings poem that starts "Maggie and Milly and Molly and May went to the beach to play one day." A student in Johnny's guitar class is named Molly. See more
When Milly breaks the bowl at Johnny's house and they are cleaning up the pieces, Lionel has on shoes. Then when Johnny tells him to go put on shoes, he is shown with bare feet. See more
Well, who would you choose for my daughter?
What? No way!
Oh, please. I am not setting my daughter up with an attractive, charming musician who will just break her heart.
Wow. I love being reduced to a cultural cliche.
Yes, My Darling Daughter
Written by Jack Lawrence
Performed by Sandie Shaw
Courtesy of EMI Records
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