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Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 May 2008 (USA)
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A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

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Paul Weiland

Writers:

Adam Sztykiel (screenplay), Deborah Kaplan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Tom
Michelle Monaghan ... Hannah
Kevin McKidd ... Colin
Kadeem Hardison ... Felix
Chris Messina ... Dennis
Richmond Arquette ... Gary
Busy Philipps ... Melissa
Whitney Cummings ... Stephanie
Emily Nelson ... Hilary
Kathleen Quinlan ... Joan
Selma Stern Selma Stern ... Grandma Pearl
Sydney Pollack ... Thomas Sr.
James Sikking ... Reverend Foote (as James B. Sikking)
Kevin Sussman ... Tiny Shorts Guy
Beau Garrett ... Gloria
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Storyline

Made of Honor revolves around Tom and Hannah, who have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her "maid" of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her. Written by Orange

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Taglines:

It takes a real man to become a maid of honor. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Made of Honour See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,756,850, 4 May 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,012,734

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,962,760
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Busy Philipps had to leave immediately after finishing the wedding scenes in Scotland to get home in time for her own wedding. See more »

Goofs

When Tom and his friend are looking in the window of the bridal shop, Tom sees his reflection in the window with the bridesmaid dress. In the window, Tom's arms and neck are bare. However, he is wearing a polo shirt with long sleeves. See more »

Quotes

Hannah: You've slept with half my floor.
Tom: Well, half your floor was female.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Cock O' The North
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Arranged by Jimmy Shand
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Safe, likable, that's about it.
21 June 2008 | by jemps918See all my reviews

A very safe romantic comedy that plays exactly by the rules and wins the general audience over because it manages to have the key ingredient that makes this genre work: chemistry between likable leads.

Tom (Patrick Dempsey) and Hannah (Michelle Monaghan) have been best friends since college, where their animosity has comfortably settled to fond affection. They're beautiful, brilliant people, and yet they are clueless that they are right for each other. Until of course, a compelling event sets off the requisite sense of urgency for Tom to finally pursue Hannah.

Dempsey is at his leading man best as the charming bad boy who changes for Monaghan, the sensible pretty woman with the non-threatening art job who gets the guy by being understanding and patiently waiting. That, in essence, is the secret formula to chick flick success at the box office. To win over critics, though (but who cares about them in this genre??), the makers need to bring something new to the table, and this, Made of Honor does not do. After all, this is a money-making crowd pleaser and does not pretend to be anything else. It delivers the laughs and is agreeable overall, but don't expect it to bring anything new to the table, not even memorable quotes or a unique soundtrack.


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