Made of Honor (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

Made of Honor (2008)



Critic Consensus: Sharp performances by Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan can't save this forgettable, formulaic chick flick from its comic failings.

Movie Info

A man's in love with a woman, only the woman is engaged to someone else and asks the male friend to be her Maid of Honor. He agrees, with the intent of winning her heart for himself.more
Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Adam Sztykiel, Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 16, 2008
Box Office: $46.0M
Sony Pictures/Columbia - Official Site


Sydney Pollack
as Thomas Bailey Sr.
Selma Stern
as Grandma Pearl
James B. Sikking
as Reverend Foote
Kevin Sussman
as Tiny Shorts Guy
Christine Barger
as Psycho Blogger
Lilly McDowell
as Lingerie Salesgirl
Kelly Carlson
as Christie/Wife #6
Craig Susser
as Christie's Lawyer
Corrine Reilly
as Restaurant Hostess
Trip Davis
as Waiter
Valerie Edmond
as Cousin Kelly
Hannah Gordon
as Colin's Mother
Cathleen McCarron
as Cousin Cathy
Eoin McCarthy
as Cousin Ewan
Clive Russell
as Cousin Finlay
Myra McFadyen
as Aunt Minna
Iain Agnew
as Colin's Father
Mary Birdsong
as Sharon at Bridal Sho...
Grant Thomson
as Huge Scottish Footba...
Te'onna Simone Tye
as Felix's Daughter
Marty Ryan
as Chaise Husband
Veronica Alicino
as Long Island Wife
Sarah Wright
as Sexy Blonde
Jaime Ray Newman
as Ariel/Bakery Date
Ellie Knaus
as Sick Monica
Annalaina Marks
as Barabara/Antiques Da...
Edith S. Wolfrey
as Older Lady in Coffee...
James Earl Adair
as Guy Selling Alligato...
Leah Elias
as Flirting Brunette
Jeff Rudom
as Large Burly Scotsman
Forbes KB
as Man at Highland Game...
Murray McArthur
as Driver in Scotland
Rab Affleck
as Sheep Herder
Finlay Welsh
as Ferry Porter
Ron Donachie
as Horse Owner
Jennifer DeMinco
as Woman in China Depar...
Christina Hogue
as Beautiful Girl
Claire M. Fagin
as Older Woman in Boat
Samuel L. Fagin
as Older Man in Boat
Joe Weiland
as Child in Scottish Ch...
Bella Weiland
as Child in Scottish Ch...
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Critic Reviews for Made of Honor

All Critics (118) | Top Critics (35)

A prefabricated example of shoddy workmanship.

Full Review… | June 10, 2008
Top Critic

[A] very very very tired and familiar love story.

May 5, 2008
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

There is nothing, nothing, nothing original about Made of Honor.

Full Review… | April 8, 2011

No chemistry, no sparks, no laughs. A story that's recycled, inane, and unbelievable. A preposterously lazy finale. Yep, all the components are there for this to be the worst romantic comedy of the year.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008

A film to leave at the altar.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008

A derivative yawner.

Full Review… | October 1, 2008

Audience Reviews for Made of Honor

Patrick Dempsey is just handsome as ever! A great film and a must see!

Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer


Long term friend realises he is in love with his friend after she gets engaged. Good Tom com.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer


Saw it again!!! This movie was so worth seeing, I loved watching it from the beginning till the end, great comedy/romantic movie!!!

One Halloween night, Tom Bailey (Patrick Dempsey) dressed as Bill Clinton goes to slip into bed with his pre-arranged date "Monica", but it was the wrong woman. Instead it was "Monica's" roommate Hannah (Michelle Monaghan). After bantering which each other, they become instant friends for Tom likes her honesty and how she doesn't fling herself at him.

Ten years later we see Tom, very wealthy because of his creation of the "coffee collar" (gets a dime every time it is used) and leaving the bed of another girl. A different one every every night for one of his rules is "no back to backs except for Sundays and Mondays for they are a different week". After picking up two lattes at Starbucks and another phone number, Tom meets up with Hannah at a museum where she is a painter, and the two have lunch.

Tom takes Hannah to his father's sixth wedding to a young girl who has more boobs than brains and after the reception Hannah tells Tom she must go to Scotland for work. While she's gone for those long agonizing months, Tom discovers that without her, and being with other women over and over is not very fulfilling. He soon realizes that he is in love with Hannah. During a basketball game he tells his friends his realization and get typical neanderthal responses from them, but decides to tell her his feelings after all when she gets back. However, after meeting up with Hannah at a restaurant, Hannah surprises Tom by introducing to him a wealthy Scotsman named Colin (Kevin McKidd) and announces that they are engaged, and incredibly asks Tom to be her "maid" of honor.

After discussing it with his friend, Tom decides to be her maid of honor after all just to spend time with her. After meeting her pastor he try's to convince her she does not even know Colin and make her realize that she loves him but to no avail. Later they meet up with the other bridesmaids, one of them being Hannah's cousin and a bitter ex fling, who passes Tom a business card for entertainment for the shower. Later at the shower the business card was actually for a sex toy party.

After arriving in Scotland for the wedding, Tom realizes he is running out of time to stop Hannah. He meets all of Colin's family and must perform in the "games," in which the groom must compete to prove himself worthy of his bride. Tom is also in the competition with Colin but is humiliated in the last round. It seems as if Colin is near perfection. The following evening Tom takes Hannah out for a walk hoping to tell her how he feels, however the other bridesmaids interrupt for Hannah's bachelorette party (Hen Night). On her Hen Night, Hannah parades around a pub and sells her kisses for change. As she goes around, Hannah kisses Tom. Though it just started as a peck, it turned into a passionate kiss.

That night, Hannah decides to confront Tom and ask about the kiss. However, when she gets to his room her drunk cousin is there trying to seduce him. Hannah leaves and Tom runs after her. He knocks on her door, pleading for her to let him in. She refuses and asks about the kiss. He tells her he knew he was the one for her, not Colin. She refuses to say that she thinks so too and still expects to marry Colin the next day. Tom cannot go through with watching Hannah and Colin get married so he decides to go home. When questioned about his disappearance, Hannah simply tells Colin that Tom is just afraid of losing her. On the way home Tom realizes that he must stop the wedding and goes back on horseback. Just when the priest asks for objections, Tom is sent flying off his horse and through the chapel doors. Seeing her best friend on the floor, Hannah rushes to him. As he struggles to stand up, he tells her that he loves her more than anything. They then share a kiss. Hannah tells Colin that she is very sorry and that he is the perfect guy, just not the perfect guy for her. In the end, Tom and Hannah get married.

Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

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