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Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers

David Dobkin (2005)

15 Certificate
Sat 28 Jan 5:55pm - 8pm Sky Cinema Comedy


Our Score
Having previously worked with both actors separately, Shanghai Knights director David Dobkin thought Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn would be a good match, and in some respects he was right. Paired in this lowbrow comedy as lifelong buddies who spend their free time gate-crashing spring weddings to pick up women, they enjoy an easy chemistry that's difficult to dislike. With Wilson doing his customary laid-back schtick in contrast to Vaughn's more slapstick turn, they play off each other perfectly. There are a few funny moments as their season-end event culminates in a weekend with the US Treasury Secretary (Christopher Walken) and his dysfunctional family, which comes about when Wilson's character falls for the engaged middle daughter (Rachel McAdams). However, the leads can't sustain the humour throughout (particularly when violence rears its ugly head), and they struggle with an overstretched storyline and material that often feels stale and contrived.


Two party-mad bachelors make the most of the romantic atmosphere as they gatecrash weddings to pick up women. With a catalogue of tall stories to tell guests, the pair are regularly the hit of the events they attend - until one of them falls for a bridesmaid and they both learn a few things about love. Comedy, starring Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Jane Seymour, Rachel McAdams and Isla Fisher.

Cast & Crew

John Beckwith Owen Wilson
Jeremy Grey Vince Vaughn
William Cleary Christopher Walken
Claire Cleary Rachel McAdams
Gloria Cleary Isla Fisher
Kathleen Cleary Jane Seymour (2)
Grandma Mary Cleary Ellen Albertini Dow
Sack Lodge Bradley Cooper
Father O'Neil Henry Gibson
Randolph Ron Canada
Mr Kroeger Dwight Yoakam
Mrs Kroeger Rebecca De Mornay
Chazz Will Ferrell
Director David Dobkin
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Entertainment Guidance: Violence, swearing and nudity. Available on: Available on DVD and BluRay Released on: 14 Jul 2005


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