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Daniel J. Travanti
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Melissa Joan Hart
Jennifer finds herself in dire straits when a moving van filled with all of her possessions is stolen. Then she propositions Vince, an acquaintance with a large gambling debt. Despite their mutual dislike for one another, Jennifer and Vince plan to marry and split the gifts they receive so that Jennifer can furnish her house and Vince can pay off his debt. Written by
When Vince describes how his mother, Mrs. Garrett dispenses advice as "you take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have" which is the theme song for the 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life." See more »
The movie is filmed and set in Atlanta, but in between scenes images of other cities are shown. In addition to showing the skyline of Atlanta, the skyline of Philadelphia is also shown. See more »
Wow. Talk about commitment issues. You're getting cold feet over our pretend wedding.
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This fractured fairy tale romcom will delight fans of the genre
Jennifer (Melissa Joan Hart) is miffed to be attending another friend's wedding. She has spent a fortune on gifts and new shoes, besides the humiliation of not being married or attached herself. Now in her thirties, Jenn does have a good job and has saved enough for her first house. But, hold the phone, folks meet their matches at weddings, no? Well, not today! Jenn finds herself at the same table as Vince (Joseph "Joey" Lawrence) who has a fresh mouth and a crumpled suit. Also, as he receives a telephone call at the reception, Jenn learns that he is a compulsive gambler, too, with big debts. Ugh. But, with no one else to converse with, Jenn and Vince soon get on a discussion of how much each of them has forked over for gifts for their pals. Soon, a brilliant idea is hatched. The new duo of Jenn and Vince will get engaged, plan a wedding, score some great gifts and cash then call it off at the last minute. No one really wants their purchases back anyway, right? As the couple begin to cement their plans, they must meet often and introduce each other to their extended families. Could it be that a fake fiancé might turn into the genuine article? This very cute fractured fairy tale of a romcom will delight fans. Hart is certainly becoming the champion of such stuff while Lawrence is not far behind. Both are attractive and funny performers who entertain their target audiences well. Also, the supporting cast is very capable, especially Steven Shirraripa as the mobster in control of Vince's bad habits. Sets, costumes, script, and direction are typical but more than adequate. Gals or any fans of these films, go search for this one soon. I got mine on a wonderful four volume disc with three other nice ABC family films.
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