My Big Fat Greek Wedding


1h 35m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Toula Portokalos' family from the suburbs of Chicago promotes exactly three traditional values - "Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone." From an early age, she is mortified by their patriotic 'over-the-top' ways. When she falls in love with Ian, a WASPy non-Greek, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her eager fiance while she herself comes to terms with her heritage, her cultural identity, and their meddlesome ways.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mariage à la grecque, Mitt stora feta grekiska bröllop
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Biography
Adaptation
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
IFC Films
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Toula Portokalos' family from the suburbs of Chicago promotes exactly three traditional values - "Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone." From an early age, she is mortified by their patriotic 'over-the-top' ways. When she falls in love with Ian, a WASPy non-Greek, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her eager fiance while she herself comes to terms with her heritage, her cultural identity, and their meddlesome ways.

Cast

Nia Vardalos

Michael Constantine

John Corbett

Andrea Martin

Charlene Bitzas

Katia Popov

Performer

Joe Persechini

Jon Clarke

Performer

Chrissy Paraskevopoulos

Joey Fatone

Darrin Mccann

Performer

Sarah Osman

Alan Grunfeld

Performer

Rafael Rishik

Performer

Chris Savides

Kathryn Haggis

Armen Ksajikian

Performer

Mark Robertson

Performer

Phillip Levy

Performer

Aimie Kreston

Performer

Gia Carides

Scott Khouri

Peter Chalkiopoulos

Constantine Vardalos

Dimitrie Leivici

Performer

Eugene Martel

Louise Ditullio

Performer

Nico Abondolo

Performer

Jose Ricardo Vergara

Performer

Peter Gogos

Michael Valerio

Performer

Peter Tharos

Victor Politis

Simon Oswell

Performer

Anthony Kandiotis

Matt Funes

Performer

Melissa Todd

Gerry Mendicino

Bess Meisler

Spiro Milankou

Ed Meares

Performer

John Kalangis

David Walther

Performer

Victoria Miskolozy

Performer

Marc Sazer

Performer

Stavroula Logothettis

Chris Wilson

Performer

Endre Granat

Performer

John Tsiflikis

Petra Wildgoose

Christina Eleusiniotis

Frank Falcone

Dean Parks

Performer

Bruce Gray

Jayne Eastwood

Kaylee Vieira

Randy Kerber

Performer

Gary Bovyer

Performer

Louis Mandylor

Ken Yerke

Performer

Steve Erdody

Performer

Haim Shtrum

Performer

Armen Garabedian

Performer

Bruce Dukov

Performer

Cecilia Tsan

Performer

Miran Kojian

Performer

Sebastian Toettcher

Performer

Marla Vacratsis

Peter Xynnis

Franklyn D'antonio

Performer

Lainie Kazan

Constantine Tsapralis

Marita Zouravlioff

Ian Gomez

Nick Kutsukos

Gale Zoe Garnett

Arielle Sugarman

Jim Rouvas

Marlow Fisher

Performer

Fiona Reid

Crew

Deva Anderson

Music Supervisor

Trudy Artman

Adr Mixer

Ann Brodie

Makeup Artist

Paul Brooks

Executive Producer

Enrico Campana

Set Decorator

Paul Carden

Supervising Sound Editor

Andy Chmura

Camera Operator

Michael Clancy

Costume Designer

David Coatsworth

Unit Production Manager

David Coatsworth

Coproducer

Robin D. Cook

Casting

Carole Costello

Costume Supervisor

Rossana Decampo

Scenic Artist

Brian Dixon

Sound Mixer

Dean Drabin

Adr Mixer

Paul Elliot

Hair Stylist

Robert Fernandez

Music Scoring Mixer

Pablo Ferro

Titles

Pablo Ferro

Graphics

Jane Flanders

Costume Supervisor

Alex Gibson

Music Editor

Nancy Vardalos Ginakes

Choreographer

Gary Goetzman

Producer

Mia Goldman

Editor

Thomas Graham

Score Recording

Elizabeth Gray

Casting Associate

Tom Hanks

Producer

Kimberly Harris

Adr Supervisor

Donald Hauger

Foley Mixer

Isabel Henderson

Post-Production Supervisor

Melissa Hofmann

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Paul Holzborn

Foley Artist

Mark Hufnail

Co-Executive Producer

Gregory Jamrock

Music Supervisor

Alexander Janko

Original Music

Alexander Janko

Music Producer

Alexander Janko

Music Conductor

Alexander Janko

Music

Jeffrey Jur

Dp/Cinematographer

Jeffrey Jur

Director Of Photography

Gregory Keen

Production Designer

John Kenyon

Location Manager

Burton Leblanc

Makeup Artist

Gordon Lebredt

Graphic Artist

Rebecca R Liddle

Music Arranger

Grant Lucibello

Assistant Director

Martin Malivoire

Special Effects Supervisor

Tom Mather

Sound Mixer

David Mcaree

Assistant Director

Amy Mckenzie

Assistant

Jim Milio

Co-Executive Producer

Keith Murphy

Steadicam Operator

Kei Ng

Art Director

Effy Papadopoulos

Assistant Director

Eric E Paulson

Production Associate

Melissa Jo Peltier

Co-Executive Producer

Heather Persons

Editor

Kostas Petsis

Choreographer

Jeremy Raub

Music Editor

Sandra Reynolds

Hair Stylist

Joanne Rivers

Production Coordinator

Delphine Robertson

Music Coordinator

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Sound Effects Editor

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Steve Rundell

Digital Effects

Beatriz Salazar

Hair Stylist

Daniela Saloini

Script Supervisor

Steven Shareshian

Executive Producer

Tulio Torinello

Sound Mixer

Tami Treadwell

Adr Mixer

Nia Vardalos

Play As Source Material

Nia Vardalos

Screenplay

Norm Waitt

Executive Producer

Chris Wilson

Music

Rita Wilson

Producer

Mark Wolfson

Sound Engineer

Lisa Ystrom

Casting Associate

Dorota Zajac

Makeup Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Mariage à la grecque, Mitt stora feta grekiska bröllop
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Biography
Adaptation
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
IFC Films
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Award Nominations

Best Original Screenplay

2002

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for a 2002 Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) award for Best Ensemble Cast.

Nominated for the 2002 award for Best Original Screenplay by the Writer's Guild of America (WGA).

Nominated for the 2002 award for Best Screenwriter (Nia Vardalos) by the London Film Critics Circle.

Winner of the 2002 People's Choice Award for Best Comedy Motion Picture.

Released in United States Spring April 19, 2002

Released in United States on Video February 11, 2003

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" is based on Nia Vardalos's one-woman show.

Playtone is Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's company.

Released in United States Spring April 19, 2002

Released in United States on Video February 11, 2003

Co-winner of the 2002 award for Best Screenplay (Nia Vardalos), shared with Charlie Kaufman ("Adaptation") by the Washington D.C. Film Critics.