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Bride Wars (2009)

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Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

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In Manhattan, the lawyer Liv and the school teacher Emma have been best friends since their childhood. They both are proposed to by their boyfriends on the same day and they plan their wedding parties in Plaza Hotel, using the services of the famous Marion St. Claire. However, due to Marion's secretary's mistake, their weddings are scheduled for the same day. None of them agrees to change the date and they become enemies, trying to sabotage the wedding party of the rival. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Childhood friends. Best Friends. Two Brides. Two Weddings. One Mistake See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG for suggestive content, language and some rude behavior | See all certifications »

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9 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,717,894 (UK) (9 January 2009)

Gross:

$58,715,510 (USA) (8 May 2009)
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The script was finished just before the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike. See more »

Goofs

When Emma is in the room with Deb, just as Emma is about to start shouting at Deb - Deb changes from holding her champagne, then her makeup, then her champagne again and then her makeup again. See more »

Quotes

Daniel: They haven't spoken in a week. That's like a century in girl years.
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Give It To Me Baby
Written and Performed by Rick James
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Ill-Conceived and Executed from All Perspectives
11 January 2009 | by (Olathe, KS, USA) – See all my reviews

This is easily in the bottom 20 movies of all time for me. I was a captive audience member and would not have chosen it myself. I expected a lighthearted romantic comedy, which I can tolerate although that's not my favorite genre.

For starters, who in the world is the target demographic for this disaster? I would guess it's tweener girls, but I wouldn't want my daughters to see women acting petty and selfish. The two lead characters are awful people acting in cruel ways. I sort of like dark comedies, but this didn't play as a dark comedy, either.

The premise is horrible. The writing doesn't take it anywhere. The acting even wasn't all that great. There was nothing special about the direction.

This is a real dog. As I yelled to the groom in the movie, "Run away. Just run away!"


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