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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charli Barcena ...
Young Jane (as Peyton Roi List)
Jane Pfitsch ...
Marilyn L. Costello ...
Taxi Driver Khaleel (as Michael Ziegfeld)


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 <>

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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


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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George is said to have dropped out of college when Jane is telling Tess about him but later at the engagement dinner during the slide show, George has doctoral regalia in one of the photos. See more »


Jane: Wanna go find the ugliest stuff in the store and register Tess for it?
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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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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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