Father of the Bride (1991 film)
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starring Steve Martin
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, Diane Keaton
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, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, George Newbern
George Young Newbern is an American television and film actor best known for his roles as Bryan MacKenzie in Father of the Bride and its sequel Father of the Bride Part II as well as Danny in Friends...
, Martin Short
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, B.D. Wong
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and Kieran Culkin. It is a remake
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of the 1950 movie of the same name
Father of the Bride (1950 film)
Father of the Bride is a 1950 American comedy film about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter's upcoming wedding. The movie stars Spencer Tracy in the titular role, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, and Leo G. Carroll. It was adapted by Frances Goodrich...
. In 1995, a sequel, Father of the Bride Part II
Father of the Bride Part II
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, was released.
The film inspired a series of Hallmark
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commercials that featured the smiling faces of the happy couple and sneak-peeks at the backs of numerous greeting cards.
Love is wonderful. Until it happens to your only daughter.
A comedy about letting go.