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Our Family Wedding (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 12 March 2010 (USA)
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The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding are comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay their long standing feud to rest.

Director:

Rick Famuyiwa

Writers:

Wayne Conley (story), Wayne Conley (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Forest Whitaker ... Brad Boyd
America Ferrera ... Lucia Ramirez
Carlos Mencia ... Miguel Ramirez
Regina King ... Angela
Lance Gross ... Marcus Boyd
Diana Maria Riva ... Sonia Ramirez
Lupe Ontiveros ... Momma Cecilia
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes ... Isabella Ramirez (as Anjelah Johnson)
Charlie Murphy ... T.J.
Shannyn Sossamon ... Ashley McPhee
Tonita Castro ... Aunt Rosita
Anna Maria Horsford ... Diane Boyd
Warren Sapp ... Wendell Boyd
Shondrella Avery ... Keisha Boyd
Sterling Ardrey Sterling Ardrey ... Ardom Boyd (as Sterling D. Ardrey)
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Storyline

"Our marriage, their wedding." It's lesson number one for any newly engaged couple, and Lucia and Marcus are no exception. In Our Family Wedding, they learn the hard way that the path to saying "I do" can be rife with familial strife. When they return from college and too suddenly announce their marriage plans, they soon discover that their fathers - two highly competitive over-the-top egos - can wreak a major amount of havoc on their special day. With insults flying and tempers running high, it's anyone's guess if the alpha dads will survive to make it down the aisle in one piece. Lucia's mother is busy planning the wedding of "her" dreams and the only levelheaded one in the bunch is Angela, the groom's father's best friend and lawyer, who manages to keep her cool when the madness reaches a crescendo. With only weeks to plan their wedding, Lucia and Marcus soon discover the true meaning of love and find there is truth to the saying - that when you marry someone, you marry their ... Written by Fox Searclight Pictures

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Taglines:

To have and to hold... 'Til dads do us part.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wedding Pact See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,629,862, 14 March 2010

Gross USA:

$20,255,281

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,409,028
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lupe Ontiveros played America Ferrera's mother in the film Real Women Have Curves (2002). In this film, she plays her grandmother. Based on their age difference (42 years), either relationship is plausible. See more »

Goofs

During the wedding ceremony, the priest is explaining the symbolism of the "lasso" but as it is being placed on the bride and groom's shoulders, his mouth is not moving. See more »

Quotes

Miguel Ramirez: Wanna know the dirty little secret of raising kids? Lying.
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Soundtracks

Tired of Fighting
Written by Thomas Brenneck (as T. Brenneck), David Guy (as D. Guy), Leon Michels (as L. Michels), Fernando Velez (as F. Velez) and Homer Steinweiss (as H. Steinweiss)
Performed by Menahan Street Band
Courtesy of Daptone Records
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Guess Who is Getting Married?
21 January 2018 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Our Family Wedding is a race based culture clash comedy that starts out rather awkwardly.

Lucia Ramirez (America Ferrera) and Marcus Boys (Lance Gross) have been going out together for some time but have never told their parents about each other.

She is Hispanic, he is black. As the film starts there is an altercation when a black radio host (Forest Whitaker) as his car towed away by Carlos (Miguel Ramirez) leading to some racial slurs. You guessed it they are the dads and sparks fly when they later meet each other again.

You know where this film is going, it is a little like Meet the Parents but not as amusing. Once the ethnic differences are blown over, the film settles down as both parties understand each other but it should had been a lot funnier.


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