In four days, Jerry Peyser and Steve Tobias will become in-laws when their respective offspring, Melissa Peyser and Mark Tobias, get married. Married Jerry is a Chicago area podiatrist. He is risk averse to an extreme, afraid of heights including being in tall buildings and flying, even watching airline commercials. He is also extremely controlling, having organized the lavish wedding against the simple affair Melissa had envisioned. He is aggravated that he has not yet met Steve, who has missed one family function after another. Divorced Steve is a photocopy machine salesman... or so Mark says. In reality, Steve is a deep undercover CIA field agent, something that Mark knows but is unable to divulge to anyone, even Tracy and her family. His work, which has always overtaken his life, is the reason Steve has missed all these family events. Steve is unwilling to hand over reigns of his cases to his junior partner, the capable Angela Harris. Steve finally meets the Peysers, which Steve ...
He's not losing his daughter. He's gaining a madman.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for suggestive humor, language, some drug references and action violence
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23 May 2003 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Wedding Party
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Opening Weekend USA: $9,222,334,
26 May 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $20,440,627, 27 July 2003
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $3,905,032, 7 November 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Designing a movie wedding can be even more work than planning a real one, especially when you know it has to sustain tsunami damage. Production designer Andrew McAlpine
approached the project with a sense of fun and glamour. Adopting a pink and white theme, the team used thousands of flowers to embellish the lush waterfront setting. McAlpine said: "Since Albert [Albert Brooks
's]'s character is determined to make his daughter's wedding a flawlessly beautiful event," he explained, "we had license to be artistic and romantic." See more
A submarine would never be able to get into the Great Lakes undetected as Lake St. Clair's deepest point is 27 ft. The conn tower would be showing the entire way of the trip through the lake. See more
"Normal as butter on mashed potatoes"? That lasted about ten minutes.
As the end credits start, the camera moves out over the water. After a while, we see and hear Angela Harris (Robin Tunney) waving and calling for help. See more
Sunshine of Your Love
Written by Pete Brown
(as Peter Brown), Jack Bruce
and Eric Clapton
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V.
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