May 13th 2011
  • Comedy,
  • R,
  • 125 min,
  • Universal Pictures
  • Cast: Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Jill Clayburgh, Chris O'Dowd, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Matt Lucas, Kali Hawk, Nancy Carell, Johnny Yong Bosch, Andy Buckley, Ben Falcone, Michael Hitchcock, Annie Mumolo, Tucker Albrizzi, Brian Petsos, Rebel Wilson, R.F. Daley, Greg Tuculescu, Melanie Hutsell, Jillian Bell, Elaine Kao, Rocco Botte, Rebekka Johnson, Tom Yi, Garrett Hunter, Kim Gatewood, Sarah Lowe, Blake Garrett
  • Director: Paul Feig
  • Writers: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo
  • Producers: Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend
  • Co Producers: Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig
  • Executive Producer: Paul Feig
  • Art Direction: Keith P. Cunningham
  • Costume Design: Leesa Evans
  • D.O.P.: Robert D. Yeoman
  • Editors: William Kerr, Michael L. Sale
  • Makeup: Heba Thorisdottir
  • Music: Michael Andrews
  • Production Design: Jefferson Sage
  • Set Decoration: Douglas A. Mowat


Kristen Wiig leads the cast as Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony.

Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Filming Locations: California, USA
  • MPAA Warning: Some strong sexuality, and language throughout
  • Production Budget: $32.5 million
  • Production Companies: Apatow Productions, Universal Pictures

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2011 Guide Analysis: "Thankfully looking a lot more interesting than other wedding-themed comedies of late like "Bride Wars" and "Made of Honor", this comedy is produced by Judd Apatow and his involvement in a project usually means two things aside from laughs - namely heavy handed sentimentality, and a runtime a good half hour too long. Indeed the first test screening for the film clocked in at an almost painful sounding 142 minutes. That number thankfully has been cut down to just under two hours now.

Paul Feig, who has served as producer on such shows as "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "Freaks and Geeks", helms from a script co-written by Wiig. Wiig herself is poised to be a breakout female comedy star and stole the show in this year's "MacGruber". With this being labelled the "female version of 'The Hangover'" and a strong supporting cast, there's hope in spite of Apatow's output proving overrated with only odd exceptions ("Superbad," "Pineapple Express"). Hopefully this will be one of those exceptions."

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 13 May 2011: Romania, Slovenia
  • 8 June 2011: Iceland
  • 9 June 2011: Hungary
  • 16 June 2011: Australia
  • 22 June 2011: Ireland
  • 23 June 2011: Kazakhstan, Russia
  • 24 June 2011: Norway, UK
  • 7 July 2011: Greece, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore
  • 8 July 2011: Estonia
  • 21 July 2011: Germany
  • 22 July 2011: Finland, Lithuania, Sweden
  • 29 July 2011: Poland
  • 4 August 2011: Denmark
  • 10 August 2011: France
  • 19 August 2011: Italy
  • 25 August 2011: Thailand
  • 28 August 2011: Spain
  • 9 September 2011: Brazil