Four Weddings and a Funeral

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Template:Infobox Movie (2) Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell.

It featured a crowd-pleasing soundtrack of popular songs, including a cover version of "Love Is All Around" performed by Wet Wet Wet, a single that remained at Number 1 in the British Charts for fifteen weeks and was then the ninth biggest selling single of all time in Britain (now twelfth).

In 2000, readers of Total Film magazine voted Four Weddings and a Funeral the 27th greatest comedy film of all time. In 2004 the same magazine named it the 34th greatest British film of all time.

Primary cast

Synopsis

Template:Spoiler The film follows the adventures of a group of friends through the eyes of a frequently tongue-tied and faux pas-prone Englishman (played by Grant), who is smitten by the attractive American played by MacDowell. They keep meeting up at weddings (and the funeral of an ebullient middle-aged gay man played by Simon Callow). Featuring Rowan Atkinson in a cameo playing an inexperienced priest, and John Hannah in one of his first screen roles, the movie was appreciated by audiences for its witty script (written by Richard Curtis) and the considerable charisma of its actors, especially Grant and MacDowell. The film had box-office revenues of more than $260 million world-wide. Wedding three (Hamish and Carrie) was notably set in a fictional Scottish castle called 'Glenthrist'.

Awards and recognition

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See also

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