• The Wedding Planner (2001)

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Release Date: January 26th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 3rd, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
While celebrating her newest and most lucrative account -- the wedding of Internet tycoon Fran Donelly (Bridgette Wilson-Sampras) -- Mary (Jennifer Lopez) is rescued from a near-fatal collision with a runaway dumpster by handsome pediatrician Steve Edison (Matthew McConaughey). After spending the most enchanting evening of their lives together, Mary thinks she's finally found a reason to believe in love. What she doesn't know is that cupid and her career are about to collide head-on.

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Justin Chambers, Judy Greer, Alex Rocco, Joanna Gleason, Charles Kimbrough

Director: Adam Shankman

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Prufrock Pictures, Tapestry Films, Columbia Pictures, Intermedia Films, Dee Gee Entertainment

Distributors: Intermedia Films, Pacifica Film Distribution, Palace Films, Columbia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • At its best when it employs the conventions of romantic comedies to satirize them through the eyes of an anti-romantic wedding planner. show more

  • The film's greatest flaw is its miscast leads, who conjure up zero dewy-eyed, wish-fulfillment magic. show more

  • The best thing about a movie as silly as this is that it makes such modest demands on your attention. As the story unfolded with all the energy of California in a Stage 3 alert, I staved off brain death by trying to imagine an alternate version.

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