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Bachelorette (2012)

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Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

Director:

Leslye Headland

Writers:

Leslye Headland (screenplay), Leslye Headland (based on the play by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirsten Dunst ... Regan
Rebel Wilson ... Becky
Lizzy Caplan ... Gena
Paul Corning Paul Corning ... Jack Johnson Guy (as Paul Corning Jr.)
Isla Fisher ... Katie
Andrew Rannells ... Manny
Anna Rose Hopkins ... Club Monaco Customer
Sue Jean Kim ... Wedding Planner
Horatio Sanz ... Barely Attractive Guy
Hayes MacArthur ... Dale
Kyle Bornheimer ... Joe
James Marsden ... Trevor
Ann Dowd ... Victoria
Adam Scott ... Clyde
Ella Rae Peck ... Stefanie
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Storyline

On the night of one of their old high school friend's wedding three irresponsible and capricious bridesmaids reunite for one last bachelorette bacchanal in the Big Apple. They unintentionally create a mess of their best friend Becky's wedding dress, before she marries her sweetheart Dale. They attempt to repair the situation by spending the evening before and morning of the wedding desperate to get the dress to Becky on time before the wedding starts, whilst discovering themselves and what they truly want from their lives along the way. Written by Angel Youles

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Lizzy Caplan's second movie in which she has a best friend named Katie. The first is Mean Girls (2004) in that film, Lindsay Lohan plays Caplan's bestie, Cady Heron. See more »

Quotes

Clyde: And you're wearing a dress?
Gena: No, actually it's a t-shirt.
Clyde: well, it's good to see you're still fighting the good fight against the tyranny of pants.
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Connections

References Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Aerosmith (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Too Late for Tears
Written by Joseph Evans and Kenneth Kelley
Performed by Rene Bailey
Courtesy of Carnival Records
Under license from Westwood Music Group
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Knew IMDb would not like it... lighten up...
10 August 2014 | by Dragoneyed363See all my reviews

A dark comedy starring three women. That's all the basic information you need to know this was not going to bide well with film snobs, much less the misogynistic ones. Bachelorette is a very humorous and fun movie that I had a great time with. I knew as soon as I got through watching it to come rate it on IMDb though that people would be bashing it, but I had no idea the backlash would be this harsh.

The story is simple enough: Four high school friends all get together to relive their glory days as one, the most unattractive (Rebel Wilson), is about to get married. The bridesmaids consist of high-strung Kirsten Dunst, burnout Lizzy Caplan, and dim-witted but lovable Isla Fisher, which in my opinion Isla Fisher absolutely stole the show. I loved it. It is very mean and in your face with it's brutality. You almost wonder why these women are even friends to begin with, but unlike everyone saying there is no reason, the film ties up all it's loose ends and shows how all of the women have their own battle scars and shining personalities in the end.

Don't let the comments and rating shy you away from this one, there are some gut-busting scenes. Like I said, Isla Fisher was magnificent. I thoroughly enjoyed and believed in her character, not to say the other stars didn't deliver, she just outshines them!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2012 (Russia) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$181,494, 9 September 2012

Gross USA:

$447,954

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,128,575
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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