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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The wedding sequence's structural challenge was preparing the specially constructed 100 x 40 foot canopied wedding tent to withstand a tidal wave of water "and still look good afterwards while remaining mostly intact," said production designer Andrew McAlpine
, "so the appropriate safety precautions had to be taken to ensure that all the arrangements and the rest of the set dressing could collapse and not harm any of the guests." 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
[after large snake is served at ethnic restaurant
Uh, Jerry, you alright? You haven't even touched your food!
My food is still eating.
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
Referenced in The Parachute Sequence
Written by Michel Legrand
Performed by Michel Legrand
Courtesy of Universal Music S.A. Mercury (France)
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