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Bachelorette (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  6 September 2012 (Russia)
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Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.



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On the night of one of their old high school friend's wedding three irresponsible and capricious bridesmaids reunite for one last bachelorette bacchanal in the Big Apple. They unintentionally create a mess of their best friend Becky's wedding dress, before she marries her sweetheart Dale. They attempt to repair the situation by spending the evening before and morning of the wedding desperate to get the dress to Becky on time before the wedding starts, whilst discovering themselves and what they truly want from their lives along the way. Written by Angel Youles

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 September 2012 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Despedida de soltera  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$181,494 (USA) (7 September 2012)


$418,268 (USA) (21 September 2012)

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Both Rebel Wilson and Isla Fisher are native Australians; however, both use American accents in this film. See more »


Dale: You know how there are, like, serial killers, and then there's Hannibal Lecter?
Trevor: Yeah?
Clyde: There are girls, and then there's Regan.
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References Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) See more »


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Written by Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy
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Not a rom-com
13 September 2012 | by (Birmingham, Alabama) – See all my reviews

I really don't understand people who think - oh the characters are flawed, ugly people inside so I don't like it. Really? Are you seven years old? Do you live in Disneyland? Do you know anything about life or the human condition? Who. are. You? Anyway, I loved the film. It was not perfect, but definitely excellent for a first time director. Some issues: the jokes were so fast and tight that I would miss one while laughing at another, the sound mixing seemed cheap, and the rehearsal dinner scene had one of the most unfunny moments in the movie in it. Overall though the film felt honest, which is what I value most in a film. If you must compare the two I found Bachelorette to be all wit and pathos, while Bridesmaids was all fart jokes and vanilla.

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