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 ...
The cake is going to hit the fan
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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?
To best serve the fresh story-line, the producers tapped director Andrew Fleming
, known for his work on such films as Dick
(1999) and The Craft
(1996), to helm the project. "Andy brings a young and unique perspective to the film," explained producer Bill Gerber
. "His movies are somewhat left of center, not generic or predictable. We were looking for someone who would have a different take on what is essentially a buddy movie and we counted on Andy for a sophisticated and original approach." Producer Bill Todman Jr.
added: "With Andy, the comedy is all organic to the picture; it never gets in the way." 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
[as Jean-Pierre is being taken away by the police, he waves at Jerry
You know something? He might actually like prison.
Like it? He's gonna LOVE it!
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
References My Best Friend's Wedding
Written by Bernard Edwards
and Nile Rodgers
Performed by Chic
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing See more