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Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 May 2008 (USA)
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A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

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Paul Weiland

Writers:

Adam Sztykiel (screenplay), Deborah Kaplan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Tom
Michelle Monaghan ... Hannah
Kevin McKidd ... Colin
Kadeem Hardison ... Felix
Chris Messina ... Dennis
Richmond Arquette ... Gary
Busy Philipps ... Melissa
Whitney Cummings ... Stephanie
Emily Nelson ... Hilary
Kathleen Quinlan ... Joan
Selma Stern Selma Stern ... Grandma Pearl
Sydney Pollack ... Thomas Sr.
James Sikking ... Reverend Foote (as James B. Sikking)
Kevin Sussman ... Tiny Shorts Guy
Beau Garrett ... Gloria
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Storyline

Made of Honor revolves around Tom and Hannah, who have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her "maid" of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her. Written by Orange

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It takes a real man to become a maid of honor. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Made of Honour See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,756,850, 4 May 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,012,734

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,962,760
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The company filmed at Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye for five days. Dunvegan Castle is said to be the oldest inhabited castle in northern Scotland. It has been occupied continuously by the chiefs of MacLeod for over seven centuries, and it is still the MacLeod ancestral home. Although there are only at most twelve thousand people on Skye at any one time, the film production rolled in with a crew of two hundred and fifty, a cast of twenty-five and three hundred extras. See more »

Goofs

When Hannah is on a plane to Scotland, the announcement sounds like it came from an airport public loudspeaker. It should be a dampened sound from an overhead speaker. See more »

Quotes

Tom: Nobody in the world makes me laugh the way you do. You're my best friend. I just wanna be with you.
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Connections

References Can't Buy Me Love (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Henrietta
Written by Jon Fratelli (as John Lawler)
Performed by The Fratellis
Courtesy of Universal - Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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26 December 2008 | by LambertJohnSee all my reviews

Sometimes I'm literally amazed at the load of horse dung that comes out of Hollywood. This movie is no exception. This was clearly a formula movie, something produced to generate revenue and nothing else. I'm guessing someone in Hollywood was sitting around, trying to come up with new angles on old spins, and they blurted out, "Let's make a man the Made of Honor." Then they wrote a dry, bland, done a thousand times before script. The sad thing is, people actually pay to go see this stuff. Don't waste your time.

The acting is ho hum. The storyline is a mirror of so many other stories. And the overall intelligence of the characters and their life path decisions is insulting. And the ending…well, it's pure fantasy. Something only school girls' dream of. Which is probably the target audience for this movie.

When I watch movies like this, and yes, unfortunately, sometimes I do, it makes me wish they would have just donated the money to the homeless or the starving. It would have been money better spent. If you're going to watch this movie, get ready to do some serious snoozing. And maybe some "dejavuing" too. I give it a D. And that was being nice.


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