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Bride Wars (2009)

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Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

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Gary Winick

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Greg DePaul (screenplay), Casey Wilson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Hudson ... Liv
Anne Hathaway ... Emma
Bryan Greenberg ... Nate
Chris Pratt ... Fletcher
Steve Howey ... Daniel
Candice Bergen ... Marion
Kristen Johnston ... Deb
Michael Arden ... Kevin
Victor Slezak ... Colson
Kelly Coffield Park ... Kathy
John Pankow ... John
Zoe O'Grady ... Young Liv
Shannon Ferber Shannon Ferber ... Young Emma
June Diane Raphael ... Amanda
Charles Bernard Charles Bernard ... Wedding DJ
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Storyline

In Manhattan, the lawyer Liv and the school teacher Emma have been best friends since their childhood. They both are proposed to by their boyfriends on the same day and they plan their wedding parties in Plaza Hotel, using the services of the famous Marion St. Claire. However, due to Marion's secretary's mistake, their weddings are scheduled for the same day. None of them agrees to change the date and they become enemies, trying to sabotage the wedding party of the rival. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This January, all bets are off. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for suggestive content, language and some rude behavior | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guerra de novias See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,058,173, 11 January 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,715,510

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,663,461
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Liv's engagement ring is a five carat Tiffany Novo cushion cut. See more »

Goofs

The Plaza is an extremely popular wedding venue, yet when Emma and Liv first meet Marion and say they BOTH want to be married at the Plaza, in June - only 3 months away - Marion says the Plaza has two dates available. When the mix-up happens, she informs the girls that the next available booking in June is 3 YEARS away - which seems more likely in terms of advance wedding bookings at the Plaza Hotel. See more »

Quotes

Bridal Store Attendant: You do not alter a Vera to fit you, you alter yourself to fit Vera.
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Alternate Versions

The UK cinema version was cut for a 'PG' rating. The cuts were: An aggressive use of 'bitch' to describe a female character. A character saying 'Mother F' when she hears her wedding date has been double booked. See more »

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Rain On Your Parade
Written by Duffy (as Aimee Ann Duffy) and Steve Booker
Performed by Duffy
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (UK) / The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Silly
16 June 2009 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson are in the "Bride Wars" in this 2009 comedy about two best friends who, due to a scheduling mistake, end up with the same date for their wedding. They agree one has to give up the date; but each finds out from someone else that the other is doing save the date cards or something, and they turn on one another. It becomes a goal for each woman to destroy the other's wedding.

This film is really for young girls, or so it seemed to me. It's funny in a silly kind of way. I frankly thought Hudson seemed older than Hathaway (she is, but only by three years).

Candace Bergen plays a popular wedding planner, and it's always great to see her. Loved seeing the locations around Central Park and the Plaza.

Okay.


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