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Father of the Bride

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: December 12th, 1991|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • The film's real subject is the unacknowledged intensity of the father-daughter bond and the difficulty of separation, though Shyer, true to his name, shies away from the more painful implications of the material. [20 Dec 1991, p.B] show more

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

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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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