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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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Details

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

Gross USA:

$31,726,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,096,206
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Without the end credits, the movie's running time is a short 78 minutes. See more »

Goofs

When Kat is in the wine cellar with Jeffrey and he tells her about Amy, her hair is straight. When she gets outside and talks to TJ, Amy and Nick, the back of her hair is curly. See more »

Quotes

Kat Ellis: You know what pisses me off? I've been spilling my guts all weekend and I don't know a thing about you.
Nick Mercer: [pause] I'm allergic to fabric softener. I majored in comparative literature at Brown. I hate anchovies. And I think I'd miss you even if we never met.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want You to Dance with Me
Written by Michael F. Terry and Amy N. Ward
Performed by Amy Ward
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters
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What a great movie!
6 February 2005 | by vanessa-rSee all my reviews

My college newspaper called "The Wedding Date" a great movie, and I have to agree! I laughed, I cried, I identified with Debra Messing's Character. It is definitely on the list of my favorite movies right now. If you need a feel good love story that you AND a guy will like, this is definitely the movie for you. This movie did what "Love Actually" did for me- renewed my faith in the power of love! There is no part in the movie where you are in effect "bored", as the plot moves rather quickly. There aren't any unanswered questions by the end. There is character development, and you see that the characters (Messing especially) are not just one sided. The power of love is amazing...i do not want to spoil the ending, so that is all I will say! GO SEE THE MOVIE!


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