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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 June 1997 (USA)
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When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Julianne Potter
... Michael O'Neal
... Kimberly Wallace
... George Downes
... Walter Wallace
... Joe O'Neal
... Samantha Newhouse
... Amanda Newhouse
... Isabelle Wallace
... Scotty O'Neal (as Chris Masterson)
Raci Alexander ... Title Sequence Performer
Jennifer Garrett ... Title Sequence Performer
... Title Sequence Performer (as Kelly Sheerin)
... Title Sequence Performer
Cassie Creasy ... Flower Girl
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Storyline

A woman who, by a promise made years earlier, is supposed to marry her best friend in three weeks, even though she doesn't want to. When she finds out that he's marrying someone else, she becomes jealous and tries to break off the wedding. Written by Robert Krzanowski <stonedpsycho@homail.com>

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A comedy about finding your heart and losing your head. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for one use of strong language and brief sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La boda de mi mejor amigo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,678,377, 22 June 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$127,120,029

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,168,576
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney would collaborate again in August: Osage County (2013) 16 years later. See more »

Goofs

In one of the chase scenes there's supposedly two people in the BMW, but when they show a closeup of the car there's obviously only one person. See more »

Quotes

Isabelle Wallace: George, this is so sweet of you to come to our rehearsal. I insist you stay on to lunch.
Kimmy Wallace: Oh yes.
Julianne Potter: No, no, no, no, no... Absolutely...
George Downes: Love to! Love the bag, love the shoes, love everything. Love to!
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Referenced in Alyce Kills (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Cameron Diaz (uncredited)
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Rupert Everett salvages an otherwise dreadful movie
14 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

In his role as Julia Roberts' gay friend George, Rupert Everett effortlessly steals the show--he is urbane and witty, wise and caring, and of course uproariously funny and drop-dead gorgeous. In contrast, "leading man" Dermot Mulroney appears crass, callow, and utterly devoid of charm or magnetism. This movie, billed as a comedy, has an element of mystery at its core: Why on earth would two such winners as Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz fight for the affections of such a dolt?! If not for Rupert Everett's performance, this movie would have rated a "1" for me!


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