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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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Charli Barcena ...
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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:

£1,752,897 (UK) (28 March 2008)

Gross:

$76,806,312 (USA) (23 May 2008)
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Trivia

In the bar scene, an extra by the name of Hasham Ulhaq sat on the far table famously said in an interview for GQ "I have watched the film 27 times..." See more »

Goofs

When Jane is standing on the boat telling "Kevin" that she loves him. She actually has an engagement ring on her left hand already. See more »

Quotes

Kevin: [motions to a "Gone With the Wind"-style dress] What the hell is that?
Jane: Theme wedding.
Kevin: What was the theme? Humiliation?
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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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Written by Natasha Bedingfield and Mike Elizondo (as Michael Elizondo)
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
Courtesy of Epic Records and SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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A pleasant surprise!
13 January 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from this movie. I went to see it with a bunch of girlfriends not really thinking it would be anymore then your usual rom-com but I was very pleasantly surprised! Right from the start I could tell it would be something more than I had thought because the opening scenes had me laughing so hard -and thats saying something, because it takes a lot to make me laugh. The script was clever and witty and although sometimes certain aspects were predictable, you were always very engaged in the story and the characters. The acting was solid the entire film, I was already a huge fan of Katherine Heigl but after watching this and 'Enchanted' I am now also in love with James Marsden! The atmosphere in the cinema when i saw this movie was great, you could tell everyone was enjoying themselves. I enjoyed myself so much in fact, that I am going to watch the movie again tomorrow with my sister!


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