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The Wedding Date (2005)

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

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Debra Messing and Jack Davenport also starred together in the TV show Smash (2012). See more »

Goofs

When Kat and Nick are walking down the aisle together the wedding he's fixing his tie. Kat hands him her flowers and fixes it for him. She hands him the flowers twice. See more »

Quotes

Amy: Hey.
Kat Ellis: Hey.
Amy: I just...
[pauses]
Amy: I wanted to thank you for not outing me in front of Ed. I want to tell him just not the night before our wedding, you know... with these things, timing is everything.
Kat Ellis: You're right.
[pauses]
Kat Ellis: You should really time it right so that when he hears that you repeatedly screwed his best friend, he won't feel like the whole world is collapsing around him, and there's no escape because you tricked him into marrying you.
Amy: Kat...
Kat Ellis: [brightly] Oh, don't worry. Your wedding will be ...
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Featured in A Date with Debra (2005) 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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light-hearted romantic
5 February 2005 | by Iawa1437See all my reviews

that is what i am and that is what this movie is. I don't think it is supposed to be a profoundly deep movie. This is a very welcomed break from the good, but overdone dramas of the day. I love them, but who doesn't like to see a guilty pleasure movie every now and then? This movie can cure the worst attitude and your craving fora good chick flick. It is very funny and the clichés they use are used to please the audience and the characters. so, i mean give it up, sit back, and just enjoy this very awesome movie.

The actors are very well cast, and while i must agree that some of the many plot lines are mostly left hanging, the important ones are not.


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