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A Very Sordid Wedding (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy | 10 March 2017 (USA)
Tired of the religious zealotry and anti-gay bigotry in their Texas town, sisters Latrell, LaVonda, and Aunt Sissy decide to protest an "Anti-Equality Rally" which aims to forbid any same ... See full summary »

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Del Shores

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Del Shores
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Credited cast:
Dale Dickey ... Sissy Hickey
Whoopi Goldberg ... Abernatha Coleman
Leslie Jordan ... Earl 'Brother Boy' Ingram
Bonnie Bedelia ... Latrelle Williamson
Blake McIver Ewing ... Peter
Aleks Paunovic ... Hardy
Caroline Rhea ... Noleta Nethercott
Alec Mapa ... Marty Wells
Katherine Bailess ... Greta Waring
Carole Cook ... Hortense
Newell Alexander ... Wardell Owens
Kirk Geiger ... Ty Williamson
Lorna Scott ... Vera Lisso
David Steen ... G.W. Nethercott
Michael MacRae Michael MacRae ... Wilson
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Tired of the religious zealotry and anti-gay bigotry in their Texas town, sisters Latrell, LaVonda, and Aunt Sissy decide to protest an "Anti-Equality Rally" which aims to forbid any same sex weddings in their county. The colorful characters from the previous "Sordid Lives" decide a wedding is exactly what this small-minded town needs. Written by dwright-02249

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Due to conflicts in her personal life, Beth Grant was unable to reprise the role of Sissy, so the part went to Dale Dickey. Dickey appeared as a different character in Sordid Lives: The Series (2008), but she was intimately familiar with Sissy, whom she'd played in a "Sordid Lives" stage production. See more »

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The Doritos in the convenience store when Vera is talking to the employee about them. See more »

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A SORDID LACKING
21 January 2018 | by stevenjuneSee all my reviews

This 2nd Sordid movie (third if you count the amazing series) is lacking several things; 1) Olivia Newton-John. Whose character is not even mentioned in the entire movie. 2) The opening song ("Sordid Lives...it's a bitch") was sung by a guy not Olivia Newton-John. 3) The character of Sissy Hickey was played by Dale Dickey NOT Beth Grant as in the first movie and the series. I like Dale as an actress, but Beth made the character funny and unique. Dale looked liked Sissy with flatter hair. She had some of Beth's motions down but still, the character felt incomplete. 4) There were no plates of fried chicken at Sissy's house. 5) Sissy & the girls drank soda not iced tea like in the first movie and series. 6) The living room of Sissy's house was changed-the wall where the picture of Jesus hung was torn down so you could see to the kitchen. The picture of Jesus on the wall above where Sissy sat, smoked and popped Valiums made it ironic and funny. 7) There was only one scene where Valium was used. And only Sissy took some. In the first movie/series they all ate Valium and stole them from each other like candy; Ironic and funny. 8) Dr. Eve was only in the movie in Brother Boy's dreams/visions which lost the effect and dynamic of those two characters. 9) The recycling of one liners that were funny in the first movie/series but not so much in this film; "Let's get this done before anymore shit hits the fan", "I'm not obese, it's a glandular problem", 10) Loss of irony-which made the first movie and the series unique and humorous. 11) Juanita's stories were nowhere near as funny as in the first movie/series. It wasn't a bad film. I think it it could have been a whole lot better and funnier. I would recommend the series followed by the first Sordid Lives movie. All the key elements are in place in these two. And they're hysterically funny and entertaining. Sordid Wedding seems thrown together with very weak dialogue, situations and some important and funny characters and actors missing.


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