Bride Wars
Bride Wars (2009)

Liv and Emma are best friends who since childhood have planned every detail of their respective weddings. At the top of their bridal "must have" list: a ceremony at New York's ultimate bridal destination, the Plaza Hotel. Now,… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 28, 2009
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52%



Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bride Wars takes the already wearisome concept of battling bridezillas, and makes it thoroughly insufferable via a lazy script and wholly detestable characters.

Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

You want to see Anne Hathaway in a worthy vehicle? Check out "Rachel Getting Married." You want to see Kate Hudson in a worthy vehicle?Rent a time machine.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

No cues are needed to understand the plot, which feels computer-generated and barely serves to sustain an hour and a half running time.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Bride Wars will ensnare the fairer sex like an evil goddamn tractor beam and there's nothing you can do about it. If you must go see it, take a book. Or some cyanide.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Bride Wars makes Sex and the City seem like Jane Austen.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Director Gary Winick has long since abandoned his cool cred from Tadpole and 13 Going on 30 and given himself over to the dark side of making glossy amusements that are about as deep as staring into a snow globe.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Bride Wars renders its women characters as stereotypes only capable of approaching the world the way a character from a prime-time TV show might.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

There's more cheer to be gained from staring outside at a bleak and desolate winterscape in the twilight of a shortened day than paying good money to endure this example of cinematic offal.

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Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine

In the end, the movie owes its mild success to Anne Hathaway, who makes it watchable.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

reptilian, hateful stuff, biologically engineered to disrespect--with maximum efficiency--the precise demographic to which it targets itself.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
Two bestfriends have planned their weddings their whole lives for June at the Plaza. They both get engaged at the same time and the wedding is double booked.… More
Bethany Murphy
Hilarious! Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway thrive off each other. Brilliant!
Anthony Lawrie
I think the reason I dislike this film so much is because it is so awful but the fact that I'm currently planning my own wedding might have helped. Vacuous… More
Jim Careter
Really dumb and juvenile, didn't have any funny scenes.
Dean !
An ok if nothing special comedy as 2 life long best friends try to out do each other for their dream wedding day. Quite a good cast and it has a few funny… More
Dead Angel
Are you kidding me? Does that really happens in real life? I mean I've seen people fighting over stupid reasons but what the heck was this? And the ending… More

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