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The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 February 2005 (USA)
Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis to hire a male escort to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.

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Clare Kilner

Writers:

Elizabeth Young (book), Dana Fox (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Messing ... Kat Ellis
Dermot Mulroney ... Nick Mercer
Amy Adams ... Amy
Jack Davenport ... Edward Fletcher-Wooten
Sarah Parish ... TJ
Jeremy Sheffield ... Jeffrey
Peter Egan ... Victor Ellis
Holland Taylor ... Bunny
Jolyon James Jolyon James ... Woody
C. Gerod Harris ... Bike Messenger
Martin Barrett Martin Barrett ... Teenager
Jay Simon ... Male Flight Attendant
Ivana Horvat Ivana Horvat ... Smitten Girl
Linda Dobell Linda Dobell ... Sonja
Helen Lindsay ... Aunt Bea
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Storyline

"The Wedding Date" centers around Kat Ellis (Messing), who returns to her parents' London home for her sister's wedding. Afraid of confronting her ex-fiancé, who dumped her two years before, she hires a top-drawer male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her new boyfriend. Written by TombRaiderBuffy<stuckinsunnydale@comcast.net>

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Taglines:

Love doesn't come cheap.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Something Borrowed See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,129,580, 6 February 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,726,995, 31 March 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,175,038
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the book "Asking for trouble" by Elizabeth Young See more »

Goofs

Not only are there no virgin flights arriving at 4.20pm (as pointed out by another poster) but even if there were, it would have to leave New York in the early hours of the morning but it is clearly daytime when Kat goes to the airport. See more »

Quotes

Kat Ellis: [about Jeffrey] He seems more mature.
Jeffrey: Run you fat tart!
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Connections

Remade as Aap Ki Khatir (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Hot Swing
Written by Bruno Bertoli and Dominique Guiot
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actually funnier than I expected
4 February 2005 | by kbushkoSee all my reviews

if you're going to see The Wedding Date, you probably have some idea of what the film is going to be like. it's not Shyamalan, right? of course the premise invites comparison to Pretty Woman, and sure, you may feel that you've met Messing's "insecure single woman" character a few hundred times before, perhaps on some popular sitcom.

but thankfully, all the actors seem well-suited to their roles and the action progresses quite smoothly, aided by a good helping of hysterical lines from the saucy best friend and sauced-up mother. this is definitely a fun one to see with friends, especially if you're tired of this year's pretentious and often wildly depressing Oscar fare.


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