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My Fake Fiancé (2009)

Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts.

Director:

Gil Junger

Writer:

Howard March
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Joan Hart ... Jennifer
Joey Lawrence ... Vince (as Joseph Lawrence)
Jason MacDonald ... David (as Jason Macdonald)
Njema Williams ... Pants
Ricky Muse ... Truck
Melissa Ponzio ... Sales Lady
Steve Schirripa ... The Monkey (as Steven R. Shirripa)
Burgess Jenkins ... Steve
Nicole Tubiola ... Courtney
Rhoda Griffis ... Val
Mike Pniewski ... Al
Patricia French ... Catherine
Leland L. Jones ... Reverend Jim (as Leland Jones)
Robert Pralgo ... Ben
L. Warren Young ... Group Leader
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Storyline

Jennifer finds herself in dire straits when a moving van filled with all of her possessions is stolen. Then she propositions Vince, an acquaintance with a large gambling debt. Despite their mutual dislike for one another, Jennifer and Vince plan to marry and split the gifts they receive so that Jennifer can furnish her house and Vince can pay off his debt. Written by Melissa

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Comedy | Romance

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Official Sites:

ABC Family

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Hartbreak Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence also star together on the hit sitcom "Melissa and Joey" See more »

Goofs

All of Jennifer's possessions were stolen except a box of throw pillows, yet she still wears new clothes every day. She also suddenly has pajamas, a night mask, and moisturizing gloves as well as her checkbook, a calculator, and her bank statements. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer: Let me guess. You lease a really nice car you can never buy. You never cry in movies. And you only bang hot chicks.
Vince: Have we met?
Jennifer: No.
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References Desperate Housewives (2004) See more »

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Performed by Diana Page
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This fractured fairy tale romcom will delight fans of the genre
8 March 2012 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Jennifer (Melissa Joan Hart) is miffed to be attending another friend's wedding. She has spent a fortune on gifts and new shoes, besides the humiliation of not being married or attached herself. Now in her thirties, Jenn does have a good job and has saved enough for her first house. But, hold the phone, folks meet their matches at weddings, no? Well, not today! Jenn finds herself at the same table as Vince (Joseph "Joey" Lawrence) who has a fresh mouth and a crumpled suit. Also, as he receives a telephone call at the reception, Jenn learns that he is a compulsive gambler, too, with big debts. Ugh. But, with no one else to converse with, Jenn and Vince soon get on a discussion of how much each of them has forked over for gifts for their pals. Soon, a brilliant idea is hatched. The new duo of Jenn and Vince will get engaged, plan a wedding, score some great gifts and cash then call it off at the last minute. No one really wants their purchases back anyway, right? As the couple begin to cement their plans, they must meet often and introduce each other to their extended families. Could it be that a fake fiancé might turn into the genuine article? This very cute fractured fairy tale of a romcom will delight fans. Hart is certainly becoming the champion of such stuff while Lawrence is not far behind. Both are attractive and funny performers who entertain their target audiences well. Also, the supporting cast is very capable, especially Steven Shirraripa as the mobster in control of Vince's bad habits. Sets, costumes, script, and direction are typical but more than adequate. Gals or any fans of these films, go search for this one soon. I got mine on a wonderful four volume disc with three other nice ABC family films.


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