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The Groomsmen (2006)

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A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.

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Edward Burns

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Edward Burns

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Burns ... Paulie
Heather Burns ... Jules
John Leguizamo ... TC
Matthew Lillard ... Dez Howard
Donal Logue ... Jimbo
Jay Mohr ... Cousin Mike Sullivan
Brittany Murphy ... Sue
Shari Albert ... Tina Howard
Jessica Capshaw ... Jen
Spencer Fox ... Little Jack
Kevin Kash ... Strip Club MC
Amy Leonard Amy Leonard ... Crystal
Arthur J. Nascarella ... Mr. B (as Arthur Nascarella)
John F. O'Donohue ... Pops (as John O'Donohue)
Joe Pistone ... Top Cat
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Storyline

The story follows the misadventures and confusion of a groom (Ed Burns) and his four groomsmen the week before a wedding. Wrestling with issues of fatherhood, honesty and growing up, the five thirty-somethings discover their extended adolescence might be finally coming to a close. Written by CartmanKun@aol.com

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

John Mahoney played the father of Edward Burns in this film, but all of his scenes were cut. However, you can catch a glimpse of him on the left during the wedding footage as the camera follows Edward Burns and Brittany Murphy out of the church. The deleted scenes can be found on the DVD bonus features. See more »

Goofs

When Mike and TC are tussling there is a pool cue that disappears and reappears on the right edge of the table; when they are finished and Paulie and TC are going to play, the cues are set differently than before. See more »

Quotes

Jimbo: Fuck your fucking wedding!
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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Four Cheers
Written and Performed by The Blue Jackets
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Take a break from the blockbusters and see something with substance.
15 July 2006 | by AntFitz4See all my reviews

I found myself not quite sure what to do with my Saturday and opted to see The Groomsmen. For what reasons I am not sure. I have't heard anything about this movie. I think Brittany Murphy is in it and I think that one guy who was in Saving Private Ryan is in it oh yeah, Matthew Lillard. Sweet, it's going to be hilarious a la Wedding Crashers. WRONG.

This was an incredible flick. Entertaining for beginning to end. Not at all what I was expecting. With a solid cast- not a "Hollywood" star studded cast by a long shot- this movie brought laughter, sympathy, and everything else I enjoy feeling when seeing a movie. Amazing performances by a very talented cast.

Hopefully by word of mouth this movie gets on its feet and everyone gets to the theater to see this. This is a guys movie. This is a girls movie. This is a great movie. I strongly encourage everyone to see this. There are so many issues that are discussed and dealt with in this film its a hit for everyone. A+


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2006 (Spain) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,046, 16 July 2006

Gross USA:

$128,911

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$818,970
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Dolby Digital

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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