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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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Guerra de novias  »

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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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Originally, the film was conceived as a teen comedy. Emma Roberts was set to star as Liv and Nikki Reed as Emma. It was later envisioned as a comedy for young adults with Kate Hudson as Liv and Anne Hathaway as Emma. See more »

Goofs

When Deb is drinking wine at Marion's office, the bottle changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Emma: [to Liv] Your wedding's gonna be huge, just like your ass at prom.
Liv: Your wedding can suck it.
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Written by Duffy (as Aimee Ann Duffy) and James Hogarth
Performed by Duffy
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (UK) / The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Now that is a chic flick
7 January 2009 | by (Albuquerque, NM) – See all my reviews

I believe this is what truly defines a 'girly' movie... It obviously about brides and whatever stuff they love and need, and from what I can figure most of the women (including the 4 women that dragged me there) in the theater enjoyed it.

I do agree it is an original idea and does give esp the males out there the sheer intensity of how important this occasion is for women, and also to a certain extent why women may make good friends but the worst of enemies.

Overall I give it a 6 on 10 due to a lot of predictability and clichés but I did like the chemistry of the 2 leads stars, the others characters seemed rather bland in fact entirely devoid of personality.

Perhaps the only scene for men to enjoy is the bachelorette party - you 'll see - ;) Hathaway looks smokin' hot.


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