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The Big Wedding (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  26 April 2013 (USA)
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A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

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Storyline

Don and Ellie were once married and have two children, Lyla and Jared. They adopted a boy from Colombia, Alejandro. Eventually they divorce, Ellie moves away and Don hooks up with Bebe, Ellie's best friend. When Alejandro is about to get married, he informs Don And Ellie that he never told his natural mother who is so traditional that they got divorced. And she is coming for the wedding so he asks them if they can pretend to still be married. Don and Ellie reluctantly agree to it and Bebe moves out who is also upset that Don for some reason doesn't want to commit. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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It's never too late to start acting like a family.

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Rated R for language, sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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26 April 2013 (USA)  »

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Gently Down the Stream  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,591,663 (USA) (26 April 2013)

Gross:

$21,784,432 (USA) (28 June 2013)
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Amanda Seyfried also played a bride in the musical Mamma Mia! (2008). See more »

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When Lila faints, the crash mat is reflected in the window. See more »

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Alejandro: My mom is Jbuddist, which is Jewish slash Buddhist, and my father thinks that organized religion is for...
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Gently Down the Stream
Written and Performed by Christine Ebersole
Arranged and Conducted by John Oddo
Published by Staunch Entertainment (ASCAP)
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Predictable, lazy comedy
7 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This gentle comedy may prove too tame for a younger crowd, whilst perhaps being too vulgar for its, presumably older target audience. One therefore wonders just who will be taking this very predictable comedy to their hearts. A very lazy effort indeed, from the moment the story unfold, you know exactly where it is going. I laughed only once or twice during a thankfully short 89 minutes. It may be one of the better Columbia/America cross cultural misunderstanding films of the past few years, and probably De Niro's best work since Rocky and Bullwinkle, but the only saving grace for me was the aesthetic appeal of Ana Ayora. I had to watch Raging Bull when I got back from seeing this to remind myself that Robert De Niro used to make great films.


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