6.2/10
47,863
266 user 107 critic

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.

Director:

Clare Kilner

Writers:

Elizabeth Young (book), Dana Fox (screenplay)
Reviews
Popularity
2,744 ( 844)

Photos

Edit

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
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Amy Adams shares the first name as her character in the film, Amy. See more »

Goofs

In the scene were Kat is talking with her stepfather just before the wedding, when he first approaches her, to the left of Kat, a door is shut. When it shows her getting up to leave to go and get Nick, the door is wide open. See more »

Quotes

Nick Mercer: A wedding is a sacrament... a joyous celebration of love and commitment. In Utopia. In the real world... it's an excuse to drink excessively and say things you shouldn't say.
See more »

Connections

Featured in A Date with Debra (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

One Fine Day
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by The Chiffons
Licensed courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
See more »

User Reviews

 
Debra and Dermot shine in a less than perfect but lighthearted film
5 February 2005 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Kat (Debra Messing), an airline executive, fears going alone to her snooty sister's wedding in London. This is especially so because her ex-fiancé will be there as well. Though young and beautiful, Kat nevertheless plunks down a cool $6,000 for a professional escort. In return, the gorgeous Nick (Dermot Mulroney) must play the role of her new and attentive boyfriend. Kat's sister, Amy, a la Monsoon Wedding, has planned her wedding extravaganza to last four days, complete with picnics, cricket, splashy parties and more. Can Kat and Nick pull it off? Do they have enough natural attraction for each other? And what about past loves? Messing and Mulroney make this film work, period. The script has some weaknesses and letdowns, but the darling duo rises above them. The nice scenery and costumes are also a bonus. There is a moment when Kat tells Nick he is worth every penny. The same could be said of the ticket price, as watching Debra and Dermot is very satisfying. Sometimes, the world just needs a silly love movie. What's wrong with that? I'd like to know.


124 of 160 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 266 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Something Borrowed See more »

Edit

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
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed