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The Wedding Planner (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 26 January 2001 (USA)
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Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.

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Adam Shankman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Mary Fiore
Matthew McConaughey ... Steve Edison
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Fran Donolly
Justin Chambers ... Massimo
Judy Greer ... Penny
Alex Rocco ... Salvatore
Joanna Gleason ... Mrs. Donolly
Charles Kimbrough ... Mr. Donolly
Kevin Pollak ... Dr. John Dojny
Fred Willard ... Basil St. Mosely
Lou Myers ... Burt Weinberg
Frances Bay ... Dottie
Kathy Najimy ... Geri
Cortney Shounia Cortney Shounia ... Mary Fiore - Age 7
Philip Pavel ... Benton
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Storyline

Mary Fiore is the wedding planner. She's ambitious, hard-working, extremely organized, and she knows exactly what to do and say to make any wedding a spectacular event. Bt when Mary falls (literally) for a handsome doctor her busy yet uncomplicated life is turned upside down - he's the groom in the biggest wedding of her career! Will she help him walk down the aisle with his internet tycoon girlfriend, or will Mary finally get to be the bride herself? When it comes to love, you can never plan what's going to happen. Written by Ron Borgstedt <ronborgstedt@sbcglobal.net>

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His big day is her big problem. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

26 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Experta en bodas See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,510,293, 28 January 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$60,400,856

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$94,728,529
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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Minnie Driver turned down the lead role. (SAG conversations with Minnie driver) See more »

Goofs

In the wedding scene at the beginning of the movie, all of the guests at the wedding rise when the bride is about to go down the aisle. Two girls, who happen to be sitting, notice Mary. Everyone around the girls are sitting also. In the next shot, everyone in the church is standing because the bride is going down the aisle. See more »

Quotes

Steve: [while taking dance lessons] If you're thinking what I'm thinking...
Mary: What I'm thinking involves a machete and a pair of pliers!
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Alternate Versions

UK version was edited for language (a single sexual expletive) to secure a PG rating. An uncut 12 rating was available to the distributor (Pathé). See more »

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Referenced in My Kuya's Wedding (2007) See more »

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Annie's Song
Written and Performed by John Denver
Courtesy of Windstar Records
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A movie we can do without...
18 September 2001 | by Jonas_ErikssonSee all my reviews

Three astonishingly pretty actresses in Jennifer Lopez, Bridgette Wilson and Judy Greer can't help this sugar sweet and sentimental chick-flick. The plot is to say the least thin - it is totally predictable and the story has been done a hundred times before. This movie never takes off and is dull from beginning till end. No laughs. The characters are uninteresting and you never really care about any one of them.

If you're looking for a romantic comedy, I'd say pick another - there are so many better ones out there. My advice is to stay away from this Hollywood waste-of-time garbage.


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