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Stop the Wedding (2016)

A meddling man and woman determined to stop a wedding for the good of the bride and groom instead wind up falling in love with each other.


Anne Wheeler


Stephanie Bond (book), Nina Weinman (teleplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel Boston ... Anna Colton
Niall Matter ... Clay Castleberry
Lini Evans ... Belle Colton
Alan Thicke ... Sean Castleberry
Teryl Rothery ... Suzie
David Lewis ... Jake
Brenda Crichlow ... Renee (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Mayumi Yoshida ... Emily
David Stuart ... Minister
Sean Millington ... Croupier
Jane Hancock ... Employee
Nelson Wong ... Front Desk Employee
Casey Dubois Casey Dubois ... Chapel Kid
Elizabeth Thai ... Reporter
Sage Brocklebank ... Security Guard


After knowing each other for only one month, retired Seattle art teacher Belle Colton, a spinster, and Hollywood movie star Sean Castleberry decide to get married, the wedding to be in two weeks. They met as he, in town to film a movie, rented the house next to hers. Belle's niece, Anna Colton, who Belle raised after Anna's father, Belle's older brother, passed away, and Sean's son, Clay Castleberry, are incredulous about the news. Anna, a San Francisco based divorce lawyer who met Sean at the same time Belle did, believes Sean will eventually break Belle's heart. The combination of Sean being twice married, a Hollywood movie star and having that seeming entitled attitude on that first meeting lead to Anna believing he a Lothario. In addition, Anna, married at age nineteen and divorced within weeks of the wedding, does now not believe one can truly know another person in such short a time. Clay, a Boston based orthopedic surgeon, believes Anna, without having even met her, is a ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Did You Know?


Almost at the end of Anna and Clay's first bump-in at the airport, Anna retorted Clay: "Stick your phone in some rice, problem solved!" Same technique Callie Shaw used in 2015 movie, Ice Sculpture Christmas, also starring Rachel Boston as female lead. See more »


Anna shops for a gown to wear to the opera. The gown she chooses in the store is a strapless red gown. When she actually wears the red gown to go to the opera, it has a cowl neck. See more »


References The Living Daylights (1987) See more »


Written by Peter Allen
Performed by Peter Allen
Courtesy of Peter Allen Music Publishing
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First I Love Hallmark Movies - but this one landed badly...
26 March 2020 | by ciar206See all my reviews

The main charaters, Anna and Clay, came off (to me) as two spoiled and selfish adults. Everything was about them - so it turned me off - which is surprising because I love Hallmark Movies and typically enjoy those with Rachel Boston. I'll skip this one in the future.

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10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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