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The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 February 2005 (USA)
Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis to hire a male escort to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.

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Clare Kilner

Writers:

Elizabeth Young (book), Dana Fox (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Messing ... Kat Ellis
Dermot Mulroney ... Nick Mercer
Amy Adams ... Amy
Jack Davenport ... Edward Fletcher-Wooten
Sarah Parish ... TJ
Jeremy Sheffield ... Jeffrey
Peter Egan ... Victor Ellis
Holland Taylor ... Bunny
Jolyon James Jolyon James ... Woody
C. Gerod Harris ... Bike Messenger
Martin Barrett Martin Barrett ... Teenager
Jay Simon ... Male Flight Attendant
Ivana Horvat Ivana Horvat ... Smitten Girl
Linda Dobell Linda Dobell ... Sonja
Helen Lindsay ... Aunt Bea
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Storyline

"The Wedding Date" centers around Kat Ellis (Messing), who returns to her parents' London home for her sister's wedding. Afraid of confronting her ex-fiancé, who dumped her two years before, she hires a top-drawer male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her new boyfriend. Written by TombRaiderBuffy<stuckinsunnydale@comcast.net>

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Taglines:

Love doesn't come cheap.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Something Borrowed See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,129,580, 6 February 2005

Gross USA:

$31,726,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,096,206
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was originally going to be called "Something Borrowed". See more »

Goofs

When they first walk into the drinks reception Debra's coat is flowing open revealing the red dress she has finally chosen to wear after changing at the pub. They walk in and meet Aunt Bee but when they turn around her coat is fully buttoned and tied at the waist. See more »

Quotes

Nick Mercer: A wedding is a sacrament... a joyous celebration of love and commitment. In Utopia. In the real world... it's an excuse to drink excessively and say things you shouldn't say.
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Connections

Referenced in Torchwood: Random Shoes (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Home
Written by Michael Bublé, Alan Chang, and Amy Foster-Gillies (as Amy Foster Gillis)
Performed by Michael Bublé
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing UK
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Very sweet
6 February 2005 | by sharon_huntSee all my reviews

Critics shritics. I loved the movie. To me, this is a great romantic comedy. It has a sweet heroine and a gorgeous man who literally is the perfect guy for her. Like critics say, it was predictable. But the movie ended exactly like I wanted it to so I wasn't disappointed at all. I left my boyfriend in front of the TV drinking beer and watching the superbowl with his buddies. Hey, if men can have a fantasy world to escape in to, so can I.

Sometimes it's great to just go to the movies and escape into a romantic fantasy. I wish that every guy would see this movie because they could learn something about what women want from the leading man. It's really not that hard guys. I think this movie was the perfect escape for women who don't want to watch football.


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