MOVIEmeter
Top 500
Up 1,130 this week

The Big Wedding (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  26 April 2013 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 28,041 users   Metascore: 28/100
Reviews: 98 user | 127 critic | 32 from Metacritic.com

A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (motion picture "Mon frère se marie"), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video + 1 more

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 15 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 23 Aug 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 09 Sep 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 22 Sep 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Big Wedding" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Big Wedding (2013)

The Big Wedding (2013) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Big Wedding.

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Last Vegas (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.

Director: Jon Turteltaub
Stars: Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan Harper and Jamie Rellis soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications.

Director: Will Gluck
Stars: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B.

Director: Nick Cassavetes
Stars: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton
The Change-Up (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes and they switch bodies.

Director: David Dobkin
Stars: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde
Walk of Shame (2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.

Director: Steven Brill
Stars: Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs
The Heat I (2013)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.

Director: Paul Feig
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.

Director: Andy Fickman
Stars: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore
Admission (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.

Director: Paul Weitz
Stars: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff
You Again (2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors.

Director: Andy Fickman
Stars: Kristen Bell, Odette Annable, Sigourney Weaver
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Don
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Madonna
...
Nuria
...
...
Jane
...
Kim
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

26 April 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gently Down the Stream  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$21,784,432 (USA) (28 June 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Amanda Seyfried also played a bride in the musical Mamma Mia! (2008). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Alejandro: My mom is Jbuddist, which is Jewish slash Buddhist, and my father thinks that organized religion is for...
See more »

Connections

Remake of Mon frère se marie (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

It's a Wonderful Life
Written by Nathan Barr and Lisbeth Scott
Lyrics by Lisbeth Scott
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What a waste of actors' and viewers' time!
29 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

My wife suggested we go see this movie, after all, you have to work really hard to spoil something with De Niro, Keaton and Robin Williams in it, right?

Well, apparently not. Just throw together a completely meaningless plot, fill it with a couple awkward sexual scenes, remove any hint of real feeling or nuance, and then fill what's left with numerous clichés that are worthy of a B porno flick - and you will get some idea of what "The Big Wedding" is like.

It's another one in the long and sadly ever-growing line of Hollywood fiascoes, built on the premise that it's enough to throw together a bunch of star actors to get a blockbuster. It's not. The feeling you get is that the film's budget was spent on securing the big hitters, and then a couple of hundred bucks that were left were given to some sex-obsessed teenager in high school, to write the plot.

As a result, this movie which claims to be a comedy, is a farce, a farce of what a comedy should be. After watching for a little over an hour, I left without finishing it. It was super boring, predictable and entirely unimpressive. Don't waste your time watching this grotesque concoction of nothing.


89 of 122 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Awful warriorlily
Topher Grace Role madison_70
Ugh why did Heigl have to be in this one? The_Tropics
I saw this yesterday and TheTurtle68
UK actor to play Mexican digitaldagger76
Why is this rated R? shadesofbloo
Discuss The Big Wedding (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?