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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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Trivia

Justin Zackham asked Carlos Bakery (of Cake Boss fame) to provide 3 exact replicas of the wedding cake for use during filming. One was made of Styrofoam, but the other two were real. 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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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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The Forgotten One
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Written by Michael Campagna & Cliff Hugo
Performed by Campagna Hugo Quartet
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A very funny film but not for the prudish
29 April 2013 | by (Netanya, Israel) – See all my reviews

I do not understand the rating of 5.4 (at the time of writing) nor the very poor review of one of the contributors. My partner and I saw this film last night and found it one of the funniest films in years. And, judging by the laughter, most of the audience agree. Bear in mind that for a majority of the audience English is not their first language either.

A word of caution for prudes. There are three scenes of a highly sexual nature that are extremely funny for those who are not.

This is another in the growing trend of using mature actors and it is good to see Diane Keaton and Susan Sarendon in starring roles where some years back they would have disappeared from our screens. Robert De Niro is excellent, as ever and Robin Williams in the smaller part of the quartet of Oscar winners, made this a foursome of very funny performances.

The rest of the cast also turned in fine performances and I think they must have had lots of fun making the film. We go to the cinema for one reason only - to be entertained. I heard no complaints from the rest of the audience as we left. No Oscar winners here but high marks for fun.

The scenery is also quite magnificent.


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