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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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Michael and Julianne have been best friends for years - but they were never more than that - until he popped the question - to someone else. 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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2.39 : 1
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Sarah Jessica Parker was originally offered the role of Julianne Potter, but she was not able to take the role because she was committed to HBO in order to play Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City (1998). See more »

Goofs

Julianne has two pairs of sunglasses throughout the whole time she's at Kimmy's parents' estate, often wearing one pair while the other is hanging on her top button of her belly shirt. When she and Michael reach the gazebo and she takes off the sunglasses she's been wearing, one can see that she's holding two pairs. See more »

Quotes

George Downes: It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.
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Featured in 20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) See more »

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A Man And A Woman
Written by Francis Lai, Pierre Barouh, and Jerry Keller
Courtesy of Editions 23
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Rupert Everett and Laszlo Kovacs prop up an ordinary film
5 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Everett's performance is great. He makes all others look like pygmies!

Kovacs, whose Hollywood films do not reflect what he had achieved earlier in his Hungarian films, comes up with classic overhead shots of people moving like ants in office lobbies. Kovacs is a delight to watch, even in the winter of his career.


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