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The Singles Ward ()


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A divorced, Mormon stand-up comedian moves after divorce to loosen the ties to the church and its singles ward. A woman from the new church calls and he responds rudely. Meeting her later, he notices that she's nice and cute.

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Jonathan Jordan
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Cammie Giles
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Eldon
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Dallen Martin
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Hyrum
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Zak Aldridge (as Robert 'Bob-O' Swenson)
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DeVerl
Tarance Edwards ...
Troy
Michelle Ainge ...
Allyson
Gretchen Whalley ...
Stacie
Sedra Santos ...
Laura
Wally Joyner ...
Brother Angel
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A Sunbeam Teacher
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Wes The Neighbor
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A Mechanic
Carol Grant ...
Sister Stellar
Wally Grant ...
Brother Stellar
Alesandra Durham ...
Michelle (as Ali Durham)
Adam Legas ...
Jock
Anna Krueger ...
Co-Ed
Ryan Radebaugh ...
Basketball Pal
Boyd Whiting ...
First Counselor
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Video Clerk
Jeff Birk ...
Paintball Guy
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Ankle Instructor / BBQ Chicken Guy
Elizabeth Mouton ...
Cheesecake Girl
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Cowboy
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Country Wife
Producer Casey ...
Leon
Eve Spears ...
Gossip Girl #1
Hannah Stum ...
Gossip Girl #2
Mycole Metcalf ...
Gossip Girl #3
Dell Schanze ...
Star Trek Guy (as SuperDell)
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Star Wars Guy
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Sam (as Jeremy Elliott)
Anna Winkler ...
Ornery Girl
Erin Fuchs ...
Miamaid
Natalie Wesche ...
Jello Helper
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Jello Victim
Erin Robert ...
Announcer
Ben Walker ...
KFC Worker
Kerry Jackson ...
Skinny Cop
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Phat Cop
Scott Lazerson ...
Urn Victim
Carolyn Lundberg ...
Sister
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Brother Niner
Ricky Kimball ...
Stress Victim / Cheesecake Boy
Renee Powell ...
Pinachle Lady
Leo Ware ...
Earl
Ruth Hale ...
Old Woman
Marlene Arnold ...
Stroke Lady
Merilly Evans ...
Beverly
Amy Westerby ...
Cop Caller (as Amy Swenson)
Sally Hale ...
Camera Clerk
Johnny Biscuit ...
A TV Salesman
Kelli Cherrington ...
Counter Girl
Kim Stone ...
Sarah (as Kim Wares)
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President Ryan Manning (as Dave Thompson)
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DJ V'dob
Lisa Higbee ...
Jenny
Charisse Miller ...
Sweet Spirit
Fiona Smith ...
Lounge Singer
Kam Brian ...
Waiter
LaVell Edwards ...
The Golfer
Ty Mattingly ...
Caddy
Mister West ...
Suit Salesman
Chad Long ...
Big Detective
David E. Neyman ...
Small Detective
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Acorn
Jake Jones ...
Self
Paul Cheney ...
Bar Dude
Julie Stoffer ...
Real World Actress
Katherine Purdie ...
Testimony Bearer
Montana Brian ...
Self
Brady Burningham ...
Young Jonathan
Marshall Bowman ...
Deacon Jonathan
David Black ...
Gum Thrower
Rick Cowdell ...
Gum Thrower Accomplice
Jason Buck ...
Security Guard
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An Airline Passenger
Ron McBride ...
Brother Giles
Holly Cowdell ...
Sister Giles
Joy Gardner ...
Sister Missionary
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Gate Attendant
Kiersten Graff ...
Travel Queen
Thurl Bailey ...
A Traveler
Robert Conder ...
Second Counselor (as Bob Conder)
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Sarah (as Kim Wares)
Clint Cowdell ...
Dallen Martin's Brother (uncredited)
Cody Cowdell ...
An Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Mark Cowdell ...
An Airline Passenger (uncredited)
Michelle Gould ...
Mrs. Martin (uncredited)
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Video Store Customer (uncredited)
Casey Scott ...
(uncredited)

Directed by

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Kurt Hale

Written by

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John E. Moyer ... (story by) (as John Moyer)
 
John E. Moyer ... (screenplay by) (as John Moyer) &
Kurt Hale ... (screenplay by)
 
Eric Player ... () (uncredited)

Produced by

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Don Ainge ... associate producer
Steve Black ... associate producer
Sherry Brian ... associate producer
Kurt Hale ... executive producer
Bob Haupt ... associate producer
Dave Hunter ... executive producer / producer
Nan Hunter ... associate producer
Gordon Jump ... associate producer
Brian Lampropoulos ... associate producer
Keith Manley ... associate producer
Eric Martinis ... associate producer
Todd Pedersen ... associate producer
Will Swenson ... associate producer

Music by

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Cody Hale

Cinematography by

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Ryan Little

Film Editing by

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Wynn Hougaard

Editorial Department

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Richard E. Flores ... negative cutter (as Richard Flores)
Kent R. Findlay ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Royce Smith ... color timer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Michelle Wright

Art Direction by

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Bryan Stinson

Set Decoration by

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Kristi Labrum

Costume Design by

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Julia Hunter

Makeup Department

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Jamie Jensen ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Kathy Varga ... key hair stylist (as Kathy Lamborn) / key makeup artist (as Kathy Lamborn)

Production Management

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David E. Heyman ... unit production manager
Kent R. Findlay ... post-production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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J. Stan Bishop ... second assistant director
Brian Brough ... first assistant director (as Brian A. Brough)
Shane Seggar ... second second assistant director (as Shane Pulusi Seggar)

Art Department

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Kyle Bronson ... swing gang (as Kyle Lyndon Bronson)
Kelly Draper ... swing gang
Merrily Evans ... on-set decorator
Master C. Howard Gallup ... props
Jacob M. Terry ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Steve C. Aaron ... production sound mixer (as Steve Aaron)
Michael L. McDonough ... re-recording mixer (as Mike McDonough) / supervising sound editor (as Mike McDonough)
Ryan Purcell ... foley artist
Scott Sandstrom ... sound editor / sound mixer
Dirk Stout ... boom operator

Visual Effects by

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Sean Hewitt ... optical printer operator
Rita Schrag ... optical printing supervisor
Jim Stewart ... optical designer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Eric Beck ... best boy electric
Robert Conder ... key grip (as Bob Conder)
Matt Dawson ... grip
Sam Demke ... camera intern
Merrily Evans ... still photographer
Kent R. Findlay ... gaffer (as Kent Findlay)
Dalan Granat ... additional assistant camera
Jared Hess ... first assistant camera
Jerusha Hess ... second assistant camera
Judd Hillman ... electrician
Chris Kendrick ... best boy grip
Rick Peebles ... grip
Craig Sullivan ... electrician
Peter Weiland ... grip

Location Management

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Adam Abel ... location manager (as R. Adam Abel)

Music Department

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Capn Benny Hale ... music associate
Gerry Hart ... music supervisor
Andrew Mismash ... music supervisor

Script and Continuity Department

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Mary Jo Manwill-Conder ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Brandi Brian ... production coordinator
David Carpenter ... production assistant
Brady Hallongren ... title opticals supervisor
Alisa Hunter ... craft service
Joel Jensen ... production accountant (as Joel Jensen, Jr.)
Eric S. Johnston ... production assistant (as Eric Johnston)
Russell L. Larson ... production assistant
Stacy Pearce ... production assistant
Brittany Wiscombe ... production assistant (as Brittany Brough)
Jed Ivie ... publicist (uncredited)

Thanks

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Alan Baugh ... special thanks (as Alan Baugh, DMD)
Todd Chiniquy ... special thanks
Sam Hunter ... special thanks
Chad McKay ... special thanks
Dave Nicholson ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world whose 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?

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Taglines The Road to Eternal Marriage Has Never Been Longer See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Örökké egymásé (Hungary)
  • Szinglik előnyben (Hungary)
  • Опекунша (Russia)
Runtime
  • 102 min
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Box Office

Budget $500,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $46,649, 03 Feb 2002

Did You Know?

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Trivia Steve Young, who played professional football for the San Francisco 49ers (among other teams), plays "Bro. Niner." During his scene in the film, Bro. Niner quotes Brigham Young; Steve Young is a direct descendant of Brigham Young. 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 »
Movie Connections Edited into It's Latter-Day Night! Live Comedy (2003). See more »
Soundtracks The Church of Jesus Christ See more »
Crazy Credits "No animals (or amphibians) were harmed in the making of this film." See more »
Quotes Brother Niner: Let me reiterate what Brigham Young said: if you're 25 years old and unmarried, you're a menace to society. Just something for everybody to ponder.
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