The Big Wedding
The Big Wedding (2013)

With an all-star cast led by Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, with Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams, THE BIG WEDDING is an uproarious romantic comedy about a charmingly modern family trying to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 26, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2013
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Big Wedding's all-star cast is stranded in a contrived, strained plot that features broad stabs at humor but few laughs.

Trevor Johnston
Time Out

It's not the sheer predictability of the ensuing frolics that's hardest to take, or even the dismal attempts at humour ... but the sheer misery of watching actors you once respected demean themselves in such utterly worthless fodder.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Looks great, some terrific ingredients, but when you slice it up, what a disappointment.

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Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Metro (UK)

Peculiarly set on proving that puerile gags aren't just for youths, this gross-out comedy, presumably aimed at oldies, is just about watchable thanks to [its] cast...though why they signed up remains utterly mystifying.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Barring a few off-color jokes, though, the movie feels like a Carol Burnett sketch dragged out to feature length.

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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

Sarandon, Keaton and De Niro mesh beautifully, fully convincing as a trio of old friends and carting in lots of characterization that would be otherwise lacking in Zackham's rote screenplay.

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Nour Habib
Tulsa World

The unnecessarily complicated plot would have been tough to squeeze into any movie, let alone a 90-minute one. Needless to say, it is quite choppy.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

It's tired and dated with too few laughs to justify the stultifying attempts at drama and the impossible-to-swallow plot contortions.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

For all its surface amiability, The Big Wedding might be one of the more frustrating films of the year.

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

Some scripts can be saved by a good cast that delivers the material with as much chutzpah as possible. And then there are some that are simply unsalvageably dreadful.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
** Some movies have really good casts and they just don't work out. "Big Wedding" is one of those movies. Robert Di Nero, Diane Keaton,… More
Spencer S.
There are so many things wrong with this overblown, idiotic pile of feces that it's actually overwhelming me to put my thoughts in order to review it.… More
Manu Gino
It's never too late to start acting like a family. Good movie! The one line that "The Big Wedding" straddles well is that between comedy and… More
Bradley Wright
The Big Wedding is a creepy and tasteless comedy that never seems to use any of its cast members to their advantage, instead throwing them into a story that… More
Nicki Marie
Pretty lame. Good cast is pretty much wasted. Katherine Heigl is quite brittle and you can guess her little secret early on. Amanda Seyfried is underused. Diane… More
Sol C
I felt like I have seen this type of movie before and done much better than this. It reminded me of movies like Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Death At A… More