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PG| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife, Nina (Diane Keaton), are the proud parents of Annie (Kimberly Williams), but when she returns from studying abroad and announces that she's engaged, their whole world turns upside down, especially that of overprotective George. From meeting the in-laws to wedding plans with an over-the-top consultant (Martin Short) and his flamboyant assistant (B.D. Wong), it seems as if the troubles never end in this update of the classic Spencer Tracy comedy.

Cast: Steve Martin , Diane Keaton , Kimberly Williams , Kieran Culkin , George Newbern , Martin Short , B.D. Wong , Peter Michael Goetz

Director: Charles Shyer

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures, Touchstone Pictures

Father of the Bride (1991)

Release Date: September 20th, 1991|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • 63
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the nicest things about Father of the Bride is that it's not ashamed to be old-fashioned and sweet. It's also not ashamed to get sappy and drippy and gooey, but you have to take the good with the bad. [20 Dec 1991, p.C1] show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A few bits are filler, albeit funny filler. But those who would rather laugh than cry at weddings ( will say "I do'' to Bride. [20 Dec 1991, p.1D] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's one of the movies with a lot of smiles and laughter in it, and a good feeling all the way through. Just everyday life, warmly observed. show more

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Franck From 'Father of the Bride' Getting a TV Show, Sorta

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Annette Bourdeau on Jun 15th, 2011 3:30PM

Remember the outrageous, over-the-top wedding planner Franck (Martin Short) in 'Father of the Bride'? Even though he seems too fabulous to be true, it turns out that Franck was inspired by a real...

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