The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date (2005)

Kat Ellis is looking for the right man -- now! The position comes with a few requirements. The qualified candidate should have the ability to make ex-boyfriends jealous, to turn heads whenever entering a room and to reduce any woman to a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 4, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 16, 2005
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Critics are leaving The Wedding Date at the alter, calling it shopworn, bland, and lightweight.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Nothing says true love like a movie about a desperate, neurotic woman who hires a male whore to take her to her sister's wedding so she can make the ex-fiance jealous. I wonder if they have a Vermont Teddy Bear for that?

Stephanie Zacharek

Mulroney is a stealth actor: Whenever you see him in a picture, you're not just reminded of how good he almost always is -- you have the sense of discovering it for the first time.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

As stale as last week's wedding cake.

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James Berardinelli

This is a charmless, lifeless affair that had me leaving the theater in a mood more appropriate to a funeral than a wedding.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Admittedly, no part of the year is immune to bad romantic comedies. But what distinguishes The Wedding Date, what qualifies it so impeccably for turkey season, goes way beyond generic foulness.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

As predictable as a church ceremony and witless as the pastor's blessings, leaving one to ponder this wedding's "reception."

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Jennifer Snow
Village Voice

Clare Kilner's cast frolics in the countryside in an appropriately British-romantic-comedy fashion, and at times the characters trade silly snaps, but Dana Fox's screenplay is structurally shaky.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Like a bridal shower, it's probably more fun if you have some champagne first. Perhaps some enterprising theater manager will consider this.

Camerin Courtney
Christianity Today

While there are many of the right ingredients here -- a likable cast, plot potential, a dreamy English countryside setting -- I still can't say "I do" to this fluffy flick.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Starts off well but goes off the boil once the setting changes to England. Debra Messing puts in a good performance and looks great, but it can't save the… More
Jani H
"Holy crap. You're worth every penny." Everyone's seen 'Pretty Woman', the film that made Julia Robert's lips the sexiest… More
Bethany Murphy
Really good romantic comedy! Made me fall in love with Dermot Mulroney.
Lady D'arbanville
Not an altogether, original Rom Com, with reminders of many other films but this U.S meet the U.K plot gives a real mixture of Actors and characters. Whilst… More
Candy Rose
Kat (Debra) is looking for a date for her sister's wedding so she hires an escort to make her ex jealous. Some secrets are revealed at the wedding and… More
♥Robyn M♥
yes i know its one of those really nice mushy,sweet, romantic movies but, i loved it!!!!