My Best Friend's Wedding


1h 45m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of events and realizes she doesn't need to be married to be happy.

Film Details

Also Known As
La boda de mi mejor amigo, Min bäste väns bröllop, mariage de mon meilleur ami
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
SONY PICTURES RELEASING INTERNATIONAL/TRISTAR PICTURES
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of events and realizes she doesn't need to be married to be happy.

Crew

Robin Agron

Location Manager

Richmond Aguilar

Lighting Technician

Joe Amari

Special Thanks To

Jann Arden

Song

Eddie Arkin

Music Producer

Dana Armonda

Production Assistant

Eddy Arnold

Song

Burt Bacharach

Song

Todd Bachman

Production Assistant

Wenden K Baldwin

Titles

Pierre Barouh

Song

Pedro Barquin

Other

Toni Basil

Choreographer

Ron Bass

Producer

Ron Bass

Screenplay

Jeff Beattie

Assistant Editor

Danny Bennett

Song

Tony Bennett

Song Performer

Richard Berry

Song

David Betancourt

Foley Mixer

Lisa Bonilla

Assistant

Kevin P. Boyd

Video Assist/Playback

Thom Brennan

Sound Editor

Fernando Briones

Dolly Grip

Brent Brooks

Music

Liz Brown

Production Coordinator

Ray Bulinski

Craft Service

Duncan Burns

Sound Editor

Ray Burton

Song

Richard Burton

Sound Editor

Alison Cannon

Production Accountant

Dru Anne Carlson

Script Supervisor

Paul Caven

Other

Christine Cedusky

Special Thanks To

David J Chamerski

Props Assistant

Ed Cherney

Song

Tena Clark

Song

Marybeth Connor

Assistant

Caroline Cortopassi

Special Thanks To

Garth Craven

Editor

John Crisman

Foreman

Melissa Crow

Assistant

Patricia Cullen

Associate Producer

William D'ambra

Property Master

Frank D Dambra

Other

Gerrit Dangremond

Camera Operator

Hal David

Song

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Richard Dean

Makeup

Deborah Dee

Hair Stylist

John Denver

Song

Ali Derakhshan

Assistant Sound Editor

Jackie Deshannon

Song

Ani Di Franco

Song

Kim Donahue

Special Thanks To

Dorothy Fields

Song

Dawn Fintor

Foley Artist

Alison Fisher

Sound Editor

Tom Flanagan

Special Thanks To

Chris Freres

Best Boy

Marcie Friedman

Location Manager

Lisa Fruchtman

Editor

John Glaser

Assistant Costume Designer

David Gorder

Production Assistant

Bonnie Greenberg

Music Supervisor

Carmela Guida

Song

Frank Guida

Song

Penny Lee Hallin

Assistant Editor

Sheila Hanahan Taylor

Assistant

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Kimberly Harris

Adr Supervisor

Ruth Hasty

Associate Editor

Eric Heffron

Assistant Director

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Barbara Hirschfeld

Special Thanks To

Aaron C Holden

Props Assistant

James Newton Howard

Music

John Hudecek

Best Boy

Don J Hug

Location Manager

Roger Irvin

Construction Coordinator

George Jewell

Other

Bill Johnson

Associate Producer

Don Julien

Production Assistant

Gloria Kaiser

Color Timer

Artie Kane

Music Conductor

Tracy Kaplan

Location Casting

Susan Kaufmann

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jerry Keller

Song

Jerome Kern

Song

Diana King

Song Performer

Fay Kladouris

Assistant

Rick Kline

Rerecording

George Kohut

Camera Operator

Laszlo Kovacs

Dp/Cinematographer

Laszlo Kovacs

Director Of Photography

Ronna Kress

Casting Associate

Susan Kreutz

Craft Service

Jeffrey Kurland

Costume Designer

Francis Lai

Song

Richard Lederer

Assistant Director

Morgan Michael Lewis

Key Grip

Erika Lindberg

Other

Tricia Linklater

Assistant Sound Editor

Harold Logan

Song

Kathryn A Madden

Medic

Michael Magill

Sound Editor

Amanda Marshall

Song Performer

Andy Marvel

Song

Kevin Maxwell

Transportation Captain

John Mccabe

Special Thanks To

Eileen Mccahill

Costumes

Don Rio Mcnichols

Special Effects Foreman

Linda Melazzo

Makeup Artist

Karen Minahan

Assistant Sound Editor

Derrick Mitchell

Assistant Editor

Liza Moore

Assistant

Anne Morgan

Hair Stylist

John Morris

Sound Editor

Rich Moskal

Special Thanks To

Gil Netter

Executive Producer

Neal Norton

Camera Operator

Ed Novick

Sound Mixer

Christopher O'donnell

Boom Operator

Gina Marie Ome

Costumes

Margaret J. Orlando

Assistant Production Coordinator

Greg Orloff

Rerecording

Josh Ornstein

Accounting Assistant

Richard Oswald

Assistant Director

Armand Paoletti

Transportation Coordinator

Joseph Paoletti

Transportation Co-Captain

Mark Peterson

Special Thanks To

Eric Pot

Production Assistant

Lloyd Price

Song

Lloyd Price

Song Performer

Lyndell Quiyou

Hair

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Song

Helen Reddy

Song

Joseph Royster

Song

David Rubin

Casting

Shoshana Rubin

Costumes

Thomas P Ryba

Special Effects Coordinator

Jim Sachay

Special Thanks To

Paul Salamunovich

Other

Dennis Sands

Music

Tony Savino

Technical Advisor

Dennis Seawright

Assistant Camera Operator

Nancy Seltzer

Other

Kurt Sharp

Set Designer

Jennifer Shoevlin

Special Thanks To

Andrew Silver

Music Editor

Melissa Silverman

Production Assistant

Steven Silverstein

Other

Judy Skelton

Assistant

Jimmy Soul

Song Performer

Bradley Stenson

Makeup Artist

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Mark Swenson

Assistant

Richard Sylbert

Production Designer

Marc Tanner

Song

Suzanne Tenner

Photography

Scott Thomson

Production

Scot Tinsely

Sound Editor

Karen Fletcher Trujillo

Art Director

Daniel Turek

Assistant Camera Operator

Basti Van Der Woude

Production Assistant

David Van Slyke

Foley

Francisca Vega-buck

Costumes

Ron Verkuilen

Special Thanks To

Cindy Walker

Song

Dale Warland

Music Conductor

Noriko Watanabe

Makeup Artist

Gregory H Watkins

Rerecording

Greg Wells

Song

Patty Whitcher

Executive Producer

Patty Whitcher

Unit Production Manager

Johnny White

Extras Agent/Coordinator

William Kemper Wright

Set Decorator

Jeff Yehle

Special Thanks To

Jerry Zucker

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
La boda de mi mejor amigo, Min bäste väns bröllop, mariage de mon meilleur ami
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
SONY PICTURES RELEASING INTERNATIONAL/TRISTAR PICTURES
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Award Nominations

Best Original Score

1998

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nomimated for Outstanding Wide-Release Film by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards.

Released in United States Summer June 20, 1997

Released in United States on Video December 9, 1997

Julia Roberts reportedly received $12 million for this role.

Screenwriter Ron Bass reportedly received $2 million for his screenplay.

Julia Roberts reportedly received $12 million for this role.

Screenwriter Ron Bass reportedly received $2 million for his screenplay.

Began shooting June 10, 1996.

Completed shooting September 19, 1996.

Released in United States Summer June 20, 1997

Released in United States on Video December 9, 1997