Father of the Bride

Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride
  • PG
  • 1h 45m
  • 1991
Fresh70%
Common Sense Media Iconage 11+
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Steve Martin turns in a heartwarming and hilarious performance as George Banks, a befuddled father who has a hard time letting go of his young daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plans to wed. Diane Keaton shines as George's patient, levelheaded wife, while funnyman Martin Short lights up the screen as the off-the-wall wedding consultant. Father Of The Bride vows to deliver fun for the entire family!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh70%
Critics Consensus: While it doesn't quite hit the heights of the original, this remake of the 1950 classic is pleasantly enjoyable, thanks in large part to winning performances from Steve Martin and Martin Short.
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Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

Best stuff here comes strsight from Martin, such as his frenzied antics in the in-laws' house or h...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Rotten

Some sequences and dialogue are lifted directly from the original, but in the wider context, this...

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Janet Maslin
Fresh

The material has been successfully refurbished with new jokes and new attitudes, but the earlier f...

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Steve Martin's sweet-natured wedding weepy.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Steve Martin's comic antics make this remake a sweet confection of a movie. Still, parents should know that this movie mythologizes the high-cost, over-the-top wedding as though it were a requirement for all -- the wedding industry does a fine job of that on its own. Martin Short's flamboyant character is funny, but an unfortunate gay stereotype at the same time.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Family
  • Release Date:December 20, 1991
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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