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Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 May 2008 (USA)
A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

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Made of Honor revolves around Tom and Hannah, who have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her "maid" of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her. Written by Orange

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Quiero robarme a la novia  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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£749,611 (UK) (2 May 2008)

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$46,012,734 (USA) (27 June 2008)
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Patrick Dempsey (Tom), and Kevin McKidd (Colin), are co-stars on the show Greys Anatomy. See more »

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When Tom dials Hannah's Scotland number, he hits numbers as if he is dialing, but the screen just says "Hannah", with her number on it. See more »

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Tom: Nobody in the world makes me laugh the way you do. You're my best friend. I just wanna be with you.
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On Par Romantic Comedy
27 May 2008 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Out of the gate Made of Honor is pretty standard, with it's cliché characters and dialog. We have Patrick Dempsey's character, a womanizing playboy type who's best friend is Michelle Monaghan, a lovable and pretty friend who "accepts" Dempsey's character. Michelle Monaghan's character is out of town for a few weeks, and during this time Dempsey's character has a personal reflection period, in which he realizes he cares for Monaghan's character more than he thought, he wants to be with her. So she's back in town and they meet for dinner. Here's the kicker, it's so she can introduce Dempsey's character to her fiancé. When it comes down to it, she asks him to be her made of honor.

Now the plot is not really new, just a gender reversal of "My Best Friend's Wedding" but it's charming. The chemistry between the film's two leads is great and is the saving grace, as you really do see why Dempsey's character is fighting for. Not much else about the movie is that new, the direction is on par with the given genre, the acting is on par with the genre, and most of the jokes are that of the genre. That being said the movie isn't bad, but you certainly aren't going to walk away with the feeling you'd get from classics like "When Harry met Sally".

Not bad but, a charming On Par addition to the Romantic Comedy genre.

a modest 5 out of 10


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