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The Singles Ward (2002)

When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop... See full summary »

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Kurt Hale
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Swenson ... Jonathan Jordan
Connie Young ... Cammie Giles
Daryn Tufts ... Eldon
Kirby Heyborne ... Dallen Martin
Michael Birkeland Michael Birkeland ... Hyrum
Robert Swenson ... Zak Aldridge (as Robert 'Bob-O' Swenson)
Lincoln Hoppe ... DeVerl
Tarance Edwards Tarance Edwards ... Troy
Michelle Ainge Michelle Ainge ... Allyson
Gretchen Whalley Gretchen Whalley ... Stacie
Sedra Santos Sedra Santos ... Laura
Wally Joyner Wally Joyner ... Brother Angel
Danny Ainge ... A Sunbeam Teacher
Richard Dutcher ... Wes The Neighbor
Shawn Bradley ... A Mechanic
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Storyline

When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members of the local singles ward who want to reactivate him. Nothing works until Jonathan falls for Cammie Giles, the ward activities director. Suddenly, going to church becomes much more appealing. But is he going for the right reasons? Written by Anonymous

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single | church | marriage | mormon | love | See All (21) »

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The Road to Eternal Marriage Has Never Been Longer

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szinglik előnyben See more »

Filming Locations:

Provo, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,649, 3 February 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,250,798, 3 November 2002
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Sam (played by 'Jeremy Elliot (I)') can be seen reading the book 'Charly'. Elliot starred as the male lead Sam Roberts, in the movie version of said book. See more »

Goofs

Cammie probably would not be wearing a no-sleeved dress, because in Mormon culture women are encouraged to have their shoulders covered. See more »

Quotes

Eldon: I've been dancing with this girl, Julia.
Dallin: Oh flip, dude, she's a cutie.
Eldon: Yeah, but she uses a DayTimer, and I'm not sure how I feel about that.
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Crazy Credits

"No animals (or amphibians) were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

Connections

Edited into It's Latter-Day Night! Live Comedy (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

When Upon Life's Billows
Written by E.O. Excell (as Edwin O. Excell)
Performed by Mr. Fusion
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Who would want to marry Cammie?
29 April 2005 | by baxdrumSee all my reviews

As a one time inactive LDS male, Cammie reminded me of the active LDS women who treated me as an untouchable piece of trash because I had not bought into the "doctrine," hook line and sinker. Why anyone would go to so much effort to marry such a pious, self righteous, mind game playing witch is beyond me. Imagine eternity with her? That would not be heaven. Any person of the LDS faith who watches this movie and can't laugh at themselves, is taking life too seriously. Granted some of the work is stale "Mormon" humor, but if you are a member of the LDS Church, many of the scenes are very familiar. Yes, I meet with the team to get these folks reactivated and this movie has exposed some of our tricks. Time to change tactics.


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