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The Wedding Singer (1998)

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Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

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Frank Coraci

Writer:

Tim Herlihy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Robbie Hart
Drew Barrymore ... Julia Sullivan
Christine Taylor ... Holly Sullivan
Allen Covert ... Sammy
Matthew Glave ... Glenn Guglia
Ellen Albertini Dow ... Rosie
Angela Featherstone ... Linda
Alexis Arquette ... George
Christina Pickles ... Angie Sullivan
Jodi Thelen ... Kate
Frank Sivero ... Andy
Patrick McTavish Patrick McTavish ... Tyler
Gemini Barnett Gemini Barnett ... Petey
Teddy Castellucci Teddy Castellucci ... Robbie Hart Band Member
Randy Razz Randy Razz ... Robbie Hart Band Member
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Storyline

Robbie Hart is singing the hits of the 1980s at weddings and other celebrations. He also can keep the party going in good spirit, he knows what to say and when to say it. Julia is a waitress at the events where Robbie performs. When both of them find someone to marry and prepare for their weddings, it becomes clear that they've chosen wrong partners. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Before the internet, Before cell phones, Before roller-blades, There was a time... 1985. Don't pretend you don't remember. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related material and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wedding Singer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,917,127, 16 February 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,245,725

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,306,987
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In this film, Robbie mentions someone with the name Eric Lamonsoff. The name Eric Lamonsoff was later given to a character played by Kevin James alongside Adam Sandler in Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013). See more »

Goofs

On the way to the airport, the scenery is that of the desert. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Robbie: All right, everybody out on the dance floor! No exceptions! Look at all the happy couples!
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Crazy Credits

On the VHS version, after the credits there are three Karaoke style 80's songs. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Wedding Ringer (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Pass the Dutchie
Written by Jackie Mittoo, Lloyd Ferguson and Fitzroy Simpson
Performed by Musical Youth
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Awww, the 80's :)
27 July 2005 | by lilcutie18613See all my reviews

Adam Sandler plays Robbie Hart, a wedding singer with only enough money to get by. He was going to get married, but Linda, his fiancé', doesn't show up, and finally confronts him saying that she was having second thoughts. Drew Barrymore plays Julia Sullivan, a shy girl engaged to the wrong man. They meet when Julia is waitressing at the place Robbie works at. They are instantly friends and get along quite well.

This simple plot is expanded by the great and memorable characters and the actors who portray the roles. It is funny and has plenty of memorable lines. And if this isn't enough for you to shout "WAHOO!" the chemistry between Julia and Robbie is right on and I'm surprised they aren't dating in real life. This is a great romantic comedy so just watch it without any questions! It has become one of my favorites.


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