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27 Dresses (2008)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  18 January 2008 (USA)
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After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Young Jane (as Peyton Roi List)
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Bridal Salesgirl #1
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Taxi Driver Khaleel (as Michael Ziegfeld)
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Hip Bridesmaid
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Rabbi
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Storyline

Two things about Jane: she never says no to her friends (she's been a bridesmaid 27 times and selflessly plans friends' weddings), and she's in love with her boss, George, nurturing dreams of a lovely, romantic wedding of her own. She meets Kevin, a cynical writer who finds her attractive, and that same week her flirtatious younger sister Tess comes to town. Jane silently watches George fall for Tess, a manipulative pretender. Worse, Jane may be called upon to plan their wedding. Meanwhile, Kevin tries to get Jane's attention and has an idea that may advance his career. Can Jane uncork her feelings? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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wedding | love | bridesmaid | friend | boss | See more »

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She's about to find the perfect fit. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for language, some innuendo and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

27 bodas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,752,897 (UK) (28 March 2008)

Gross:

$76,806,312 (USA) (23 May 2008)
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The wardrobe department reported that their initial designs for the dresses all looked too good on Katherine Heigl because of her figure, and they were hard-pressed to design bridesmaids dresses that would look bad on her. See more »

Goofs

When Casey, Jane and George are walking down the hall at the office - Casey (Judy Greer) has a purple sash as a belt that is clearly tied at her right side. When Tess and Jane are walking out of the building, the sash/belt is directly in the middle of her stomach. See more »

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Casey: [after Jane turns down a drink offer from George] He asks if you want a drink. You smile and say, 'Vodka soda.' If you already have a drink, you down it. Then there's some flirting, some interoffice sex, an accidental pregnancy, a shot gun wedding, and a life of bliss. How many times do we have to go over this?
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Primary closing credits (director, producers, cinematographer, etc.) done as by-lines in a newspaper. Main acting credits are displayed as wedding announcement photos and captions. See more »


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Written and Performed by Dick Lemaine
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typical romantic comedy
1 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watch Grey's Anatomy every week so I guess I'm a bit of a Katherine Hiegel fan. I liked her in Knocked Up and she's decent in this film. In fact the whole cast is quite good. I just felt like I had seen this film before somewhere (or parts of it in different films). I guess I watched it because I'm getting married soon so I wanted to see the dresses in the film (and there are some amazing ones and some interesting ones for those who care about dresses). The audience didn't seem to laugh as much as I thought they would. This is not the same kind of film as Knocked Up and maybe people were expecting that. Otherwise, its a decent Tuesday-night date movie.


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