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27 Dresses (2008)

PG-13  |   |  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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Young Jane (as Peyton Roi List)
Jane Pfitsch ...
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Bridal Salesgirl #1
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Marilyn L. Costello ...
Bride Suzanne's Minister
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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 All (82) »

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This January, always a bridesmaid, never a bride. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

$27,442,040 (USA) (18 January 2008)

Gross:

$76,806,312 (USA) (23 May 2008)
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Prints were shipped to some theaters under the fake title "Wardrobe". See more »

Goofs

Right before Jane realizes she is yelling next to a 50th anniversary party, she is smacking her clutch purse against the wall in anger. Not only does her mouth not move as you hear her screaming, "Why, why, why?" but the sound of the purse hitting the wall does not match the points in which it hits. The last two smacking sounds occur while she holds the purse in the air and then after she has hit the wall and now has the purse by her side. See more »

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Casey: [seeing Jane] Ooh, you clean up good. *I* might even be into you.
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Crazy Credits

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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Bennie and the Jets
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin (as Bernard Taupin)
Performed by Elton John
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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So corny that it cloys
6 March 2008 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

It was good but not great. I feel that is a mix of other movies. Its about A single woman that is tired of always being the bridesmaid at her friends' weddings. This time, she sets off to find her own Mr. Right. The story is predictable and a little bit cheesy. It has some nice moments of humor and good drama too. The cast is good, Katherine Heigl was good and James Marsden gives a decent performance, Malin Akerman was OK, I feel her a little overact and Judy Greer maybe she was the best with a role full of irony. One of the good things of the movie is the various landscapes from New York City and the soundtrack is also good In conclusion this is a 100% chick flick, women will love it, men avoid it


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