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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

Director:

Mike Newell

Writer:

Richard Curtis
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Grant ... Charles - Wedding One
James Fleet ... Tom - Wedding One
Simon Callow ... Gareth - Wedding One
John Hannah ... Matthew - Wedding One
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Fiona - Wedding One
David Bower David Bower ... David - Wedding One
Charlotte Coleman ... Scarlett - Wedding One
Andie MacDowell ... Carrie - Wedding One (as Andie Macdowell)
Timothy Walker Timothy Walker ... Angus the Groom - Wedding One
Sara Crowe ... Laura the Bride - Wedding One
Ronald Herdman Ronald Herdman ... Vicar - Wedding One
Elspet Gray ... Laura's Mother - Wedding One
Philip Voss ... Laura's Father - Wedding One
Rupert Vansittart ... George the Boor at The Boatman - Wedding One
Nicola Walker ... Frightful Folk Duo - Wedding One
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Storyline

The film follows the fortunes of Charles and his friends as they wonder if they will ever find true love and marry. Charles thinks he's found "Miss Right" in Carrie, an American. This British subtle comedy revolves around Charlie, his friends and the four weddings and one funeral which they attend. Written by Rob Hartill

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wedding | funeral | gay | cafe | hotel | See All (126) »

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He's quite engaging. She's otherwise engaged. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK

Release Date:

15 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Four Weddings and a Funeral See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$138,486, 13 March 1994

Gross USA:

$52,700,832

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$245,700,832
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The Mini used in the film was the same MINI (or same registration) as the identical one in the Mr. Bean episode 'Back to School Mr. Bean' but in a different paint scheme See more »

Goofs

During the second wedding when Charles finds himself trapped in the room with the bride and groom, he is crossing the room, the lights are turned on you the door to his right is open. The next scene shows him reaching toward it and it is closed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charles: [wakes up and looks at his bedside clock] Oh... *fuck*! Fuck!
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Crazy Credits

The list of credits is presented as "Cast (almost in order of appearance)". See more »

Alternate Versions

Charles curses heavily each time he is late for a wedding. In the italian TV version he uses milder words for the first wedding, and switches to harsh language for the others. See more »

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Soundtracks

Chapel of Love
(1964)
Written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich
Performed by Elton John
Produced by Steve Lindsey
Published by Mother Bertha Music, Inc.
By Arrangement with ABKCO Music, Inc.
And Carlin Music Corporation by arrangement with Trio Music, Inc.
© 1993 William A. Bong Ltd.
Elton John appears courtesy of Photogram Ltd. and MCA Records, Inc.
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles and Metropolis, London
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Delightful Diversion
8 November 2001 | by peachamSee all my reviews

"Four Weddings And A Funeral" is indeed a delightful little comedy with some wondeful writing and polished performances.Hugh Grant shines in a role that unfortunately left Him typecast to this day (for a different side of Grant see his brilliant Fredrich Chopin in "Impromptu".) and Kristen Scott Thomas is perfect as the enigmatic Fiona...witty,beautiful and touching. Simon Callow nearly steals the film as Gareth..He is one of the world's finest stage actors and its nice to see him get a film role he can really sink his teeth into. Andie McDowall is very convincing as the object of Grant's affection and Corin Redgrave has a well acted cameo as McDowall's fiancee Hamish. over all a jolly good film,funny,touching and sharp.


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