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Writer (WGA):
Howard Michael Gould (written by)
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He loves women - Lots of women See more »
A grieving daughter tries to arrange her father's funeral, while putting up with all of his ex-wives. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Tim Allen ... Henry

Barbara Barrie ... Mae

Elisha Cuthbert ... Barbara

Jenna Dewan Tatum ... Sarah Jane (as Jenna Dewan)

Jenna Elfman ... Ophelia

Edward Herrmann ... Goodenough

Andie MacDowell ... Kate

Chris Klein ... Stevie

S. Epatha Merkerson ... Effa

Larry Miller ... Lipschutz

Eric Christian Olsen ... Lloyd

Lindsay Sloane ... Autumn

Paz Vega ... Veronica

T. Anthony Quinn ... Officer Pinky (as Tony Quinn)
Peter Kybart ... Minister
Lynne Lipton ... Woman at Casket
William Huntley ... Pirate
Annie O'Sullivan ... Nurse
Starla Benford ... Assistant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

James Howarth ... The Naked Sombrero Guy
Jheri Cavitt ... Bikini Beach Girl (uncredited)

John Farrer ... Priest (uncredited)

Connor Fox ... Best Man (uncredited)
Rebecca Guzman ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Klaudia Ann Jaworski ... Hot Beach Girl (uncredited)

Michael James Kelly ... Guitar Player (uncredited)
Monica McCarthy ... Maid of Honor (uncredited)

Directed by
Howard Michael Gould 
Writing credits
Howard Michael Gould (written by)

Produced by
Tim Allen .... executive producer
Howard Butler .... executive producer
Alwyn Kushner .... co-producer
Donald Kushner .... executive producer
Jon Liebman .... executive producer
D. Scott Lumpkin .... co-producer
Ed Machek .... executive producer
Lou Maggio .... executive producer
Gregory Marquette .... consulting producer
Marina Martins .... producer
David McIlvain .... producer
Brigitte Mueller .... line producer: additional photography
Lawrence Najem .... executive producer
Michael Ossi .... executive producer
Lance Ringhaver .... executive producer
Elie Samaha .... executive producer
Laura D. Smith .... co-producer
Holly Wiersma .... producer
Original Music by
Stephen Barton 
Cinematography by
Nancy Schreiber 
Film Editing by
Michael R. Miller 
Casting by
Barbara Fiorentino 
Rebecca Mangieri 
Wendy Weidman 
Production Design by
Joseph T. Garrity 
Art Direction by
Gary Myers 
Set Decoration by
Diana Bregman 
Costume Design by
Durinda Wood 
Makeup Department
Sara De Pue .... makeup artist
David Forrest .... department head makeup
Stephen Kelley .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Christopher Kulikowski .... post-production supervisor
Damien Lubiak .... production manager
Kate Lumpkin .... production supervisor (as Kat Craig)
Leslie Rodier .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nicholas R. Bell .... second second assistant director
Chuck Borden .... second unit director
Alisa Fredericks .... second assistant director: additional photography
Joe McDougall .... first assistant director
Art Department
Ted Boonthanakit .... storyboard artist
Jeff Butcher .... property master
Sarah Cappetta .... art department production assistant
Travis Child .... charge scenic painter
Mary Fellows .... assistant set decorator
Kley Gilbuena .... assistant property master
Susan Hyde .... art department coordinator (as Sue Tinkham)
Michael Kall .... key carpenter
Richard Moran .... construction grip
Michael Lee Nirenberg .... painter
Hollywood Nick Pagani .... picture car coordinator
Kevin L. Raper .... graphic artist
Pierre Rovira .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Sandy Berman .... sound designer
Sandy Berman .... sound supervisor
Timothy R. Boyce Jr. .... sound utility
Steven Cahill .... re-recording mixer
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Robert Eber .... sound mixer
Scott Edelson .... boom operator
Levent Erdogan .... foley editor
Jason Gaya .... adr mixer
Angela Hemingway .... additional dialogue editor
Richard Kitting .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Richard B. Larimore .... foley artist
Tiffany Lentz .... assistant sound editor
David Mercer .... dialogue editor
Zach Michaelis .... foley mixer
Debra Paul .... first assistant sound editor
Fred Taieb .... re-recording mixer
Greg Taieb .... adr recordist
Jonathan Wales .... re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Peter Allendale .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Kenneth Armstrong .... graphic artist: Comen VFX
Ozzie Carmona .... digital artist: Comen VFX
Tim Carras .... visual effects supervisor
Joshua D. Comen .... visual effects producer
Brandon Criswell .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Hugo Dominguez .... digital artist: Comen VFX
Jon Gross .... production assistant: Comen VFX
Zachary Lo .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Holly Rayman .... controller: Comen VFX
Chuck Borden .... stunt coordinator
Andy Dylan .... stunt performer
Rick Kain .... stunt double
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator: reshoots
Kimberly Shannon Murphy .... stunt double: Jenna Elfman
Naomi Peters .... stunt double: Lindsay Sloane
Naomi Peters .... stunt driver
Brieann Rich .... stunt driver
Michael Rich .... stunt driver
Nicholas Rich .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
David E. Baron .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Matthew Berger .... electrician
David Brandon .... electrician
Gregory Cahill .... best boy grip
Daniel Casey .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Rashad Clinton .... grip
Alisa M. Colley .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
John Estes .... still photographer
Zachary Henderson .... grip
Susan Jacob .... camera loader
David Kissinger .... rigging gaffer
Charles Libin .... additional camera operator
Grg Magidow .... first assistant camera: second unit (as Greg Magidow)
BJ McDonnell .... Steadicam operator
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jerad Molkenthin .... rigging electrician
William Moore .... best boy
Wayne Paull .... camera operator
Frank Schumo .... dolly grip
Ronak Shah .... camera production assistant
Casting Department
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting
Renee Godbout .... extras casting associate
David M. Waldron .... background casting associate
Arthur Dutkanicz .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Grant Wilfley .... extras casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erin Byrne .... costumer
Deb Dalton .... costumer
Zoe Friedman .... costume assistant
Sheila Grover .... key costumer (as Sheila Gentile)
Roseann Milano .... wardrobe supervisor
Amanda Nevarez .... wardrobe production assistant: Los Angeles
Laura Sewrey .... assistant costume designer
Amy J. Smith .... costumer
Editorial Department
Becca Berry .... post-production assistant
Ben Callahan .... assistant editor
George Chavez .... color timer
Eileen Godoy .... digital intermediate producer
Matt Hull .... assistant digital intermediate producer
Lissette Rodriguez .... assistant editor
Patrick J. Smith .... first assistant editor
Matt Tassone .... assistant editor
Location Management
Taylor Boyd .... location manager
Nathan Gendzier .... location manager
Carolyn Eileen Lynch .... location assistant
Linda Peckel .... location assistant
Julie Solomon .... assistant location manager
Jackie Eaton .... location assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Stephen Barton .... score producer
David Bondelevitch .... music editor
Toby Chu .... musician: guitar solos
Antonio Cristi .... additional music supervisor
Rami Hajar .... additional music supervisor
Malcolm Luker .... score mixer
Paulina Márquez .... additional music producer: songs
Graham Preskett .... musician: harmonica solos
Hector Ruíz .... composer: additional music
Juan Andrés Vergara .... musician
Ken Weiss .... music supervisor
Adam Yorkshire .... music coordinator: Afterlight
Transportation Department
Ricky Damazio .... driver
Louis Dargenzio .... transportation
Jim DePue .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Alan Abrams .... finance and distribution counsel
Brenda Arson .... production coordinator: reshoot
Wendy Benge .... finance attorney
Michael T. Brady .... marine coordinator
Caryn Cheever .... production accountant: reshoot
Cassidy Craig .... production assistant
Jodi Domanic .... script supervisor (as Jodi Domanic-Riccio)
Kim Donovan .... stand-in: Barbara
Alex Farrington .... set medic
Abdul Franklin .... assistant: Howard Michael Gould
Steven Fulcher .... set production assistant
Chris Gehrt .... production assistant: re-shoots
Julie Hansen .... post-production accountant
Tom Howes .... production coordinator
Kristin Ilagan .... travel coordinator
Keith Marlin .... background production assistant
Peter A. Marshall .... Insurance & Risk Management
Anna Metcalf .... assistant accountant
Brent Moutier .... assistant: actor
Stacie Nice .... assistant production coordinator
Melanie Rosenberg .... production assistant
Luke Tomalin Sherman .... key set production assistant
Barbara-Ann Stein .... production accountant
Yu-Fai Suen .... investors representative
Silver Tree .... script supervisor
Jeffrey M. Weber .... set production assistant
Greg White .... production consultant
Dana Wilkey .... product placement
Rachel Konstantin .... stand-in (uncredited)
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney (uncredited)
Margaret Whitman .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity and some language
USA:95 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Continuity: When Ophilia is having a tantrum and throwing staffed animals at Henry, a quick cut goes to a man with ice cream in his left hand and his right hand dangling at his side. Within a split second, the ice cream is open and he has a spoonful in his right hand near his face.See more »
[first lines]
Lipschutt:Gorgeous hotel, huh?
Henry Lefay:Yeah. I spent my honeymoon here. Actually, two of my honeymoons were here.
Lipschutt:We went to Pittsburgh, but very much like this.
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12 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Sit back and enjoy this contemporary Screwball Comedy!, 23 November 2010
Author: zaenkney from United States

They don't make screwball comedies like they used to, but this one was pretty good. In my opinion, "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay" rates a solid 6 1/2 stars. While I wasn't doubling over with laughter through the entire movie, the time I spent watching this crazy family go nuts and enjoying my bowl of ice-cream was thoroughly entertaining.

Yes, Henry is an unconstrained libertine with the social IQ of a 13 year old boy. He races through relationships so fast that he doesn't even take time to glance back at the trails of tears for which he is responsible. In fact, his little boy affect is probably what keeps the women in his wake from killing him. Once connected to him, they stay connected, even burdened with their pain and anger. His daughter, Barbie, has been dealt with by him in a very similar vein. Yet, she, along with his suite of sweets, his collection of coquettes, has his back in time of need. WHY!?

Another reviewer questions why any woman would fall in love with Henry. My response to that is, "Why did Laura Bush fall in love with George? Hillary with Bill? Me with my first husband? We don't need a reason. We just do it! Maybe we are looking for our father-figure, who, by-the-way, we had no part in choosing in the first place. Since we don't have any part in picking them, our father can be the last man on earth we would ever think of dating, and yet there we go, marrying them! What is there to say? Either d-i-v-o-r-c-e or long-suffering, pretty well says it all!

This movie has been widely panned, criticized for lack of depth(?) as well as character development. After seeing some of the very popular movies in the 'comedy' genre currently, I am surprised that these are even requirements. In my opinion, many of us watch certain films simply for entertainment value. Furthermore, are there not endless numbers of variables in our lives that bring humorous connections to various story lines? "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay" was funny, relevant (believe it or not), sweet, and a bit odd. I found myself thinking, were I in this the same situation, I might have shot the guy! But this is not the first movie of its kind.

"The Six Wives of Henry Lefay" is a contemporary screwball comedy reminiscent of the fun and warm films of early 20th century such as "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife" with Carey Grant and Claudette Colbert. A man with faults, people who stick by him, lots of laughs, redemption and a moral delivered at the end is the recipe for a very nice movie night at home for the right audience.

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