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Meet the Patels (2014)

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An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.

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... Himself (as Ravi V. Patel)
Geeta Patel ... Herself (as Geeta V. Patel)
Champa V. Patel ... Herself
Vasant K. Patel ... Himself
... Herself (as Audrey Alison Wauchope)
Chandar Abboy ... Himself
... Himself
Renita Abboy ... Herself
Rali Amin ... Herself
... Himself
Ankur Desai ... Himself
Chirag Desai ... Himself
Amisha Desai ... Herself
Paresh Desai ... Himself
Jyotsna Desai ... Herself
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An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.

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A laugh-out-loud, real-life romantic comedy!


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Rated PG for thematic elements, brief suggestive images and incidental smoking | See all certifications »

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11 September 2015 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$72,180, 13 September 2015, Limited Release

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$1,691,439, 29 November 2015
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Workaday World
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Fun movie mixes an interesting personal story with a look at a different culture
22 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

This very cute movie follows Indian actor Ravi Patel's adventures in dating, as, after breaking up with his adorably geeky white girlfriend he allows his parents to usher him into the world of Indian semi-arranged marriage, dating women all over the country as his sister documents his adventure and chats with him as both sister and interrogator.

The elaborate dating system he enters is quite interesting, and his eager-to-help parents are lovely people. The movie has a number of cute animated sequences, and as the movie progresses we learn a little about the behind-camera sister's own dating life.

One thing about this movie - I'm not sure I like Ravi all that much. He comes across as an overly picky commitment-phobe whose vision of the ideal influences the way he treats women. He's not terrible, the movie does confront this issues to some extent, and I appreciate that he was willing to show himself this honestly, but still, I was a bit put off by him at times.

Still, this is informative and funny and nicely paced.


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