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Kiss the Bride (2002)

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New England native Vanessa Parise makes her directorial debut with the Italian-American wedding movie Kiss the Bride. Danni Sposato (Amanda Detmer) embarks on her wedding plans aided by her mother, Irena (Talia Shire), and grandmother Julia (Frances Bay). Danni's three sisters return home to Rhode Island for the wedding: oldest Niki (Brooke Langton) is the Hollywood star of a TV show, who brings along her rude boyfriend/manager Marty (Johnny Whitworth); icy Chrissy (played by director Parise) is a wealthy New York City businesswoman with no romantic prospects; and youngest Toni (Monet Mazur) drives a motorcycle and brings along her girlfriend Amy (Alyssa Milano). Also starring Burt Young and Sean Patrick Flanery.

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Cast

Amanda Detmer
as Danni Sposato
Brooke Langston
as Niki Sposato
Vanessa Parise
as Chrissy Sposato
Monet Mazur
as Toni Sposato
Burt Young
as Santo Sposato
Brooke Langton
as Niki Sposato
Talia Shire
as Irena Sposato
Sean Patrick Flanery
as Tom Terranova
Alyssa Milano
as Amy Kayne
Johnathon Schaech
as Geoffrey Brancato
Johnny Whitworth
as Marty Weinberg
Frances Bay
as Grandma Julia
Donna D'Errico
as Officer Daisy
John O'Leary
as Father Gregory
Frank D'Amico
as Bart (Bar Manager)
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Critic Reviews for Kiss the Bride

All Critics (6)

It's about family.

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Film Threat

Romantic comedies don't come any blander or more generic than this one.

Full Review… | April 5, 2005
Flick Filosopher

...one of those rare movies that leaves the viewer wanting more after the credits have rolled...

Full Review… | February 4, 2005
Reel Film Reviews

The kind of vanity project that every Hollywood actor dreams of making, and when it's all said and done they wonder why it never got theatrical distribution.

January 30, 2005
Filmcritic.com

[Looks like] a pilot for an east coast version of Baywatch.

Full Review… | March 10, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Kiss the Bride

Burt Young and Talia Shire are the parents in this "my crazy Italian family!" romcom, the gravitas, the weight in this otherwise cheese souffle, and the director doesn't know it. That is the beginning of flubs made. Skip it. Or simply watch any ABC sitcom. It feels the same.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

Has its moments, particularly Amanda Detmer's meltdown, but her three sisters are such loathsome, selfish hateful bitches that it drains most of the enjoyment out of any small worthwhile contributions the film does offer. That said several supporting actors do good work, Talia Shire and Alyssa Milano in particular give fine performances.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

It's rotten made for cable stench is hard to stomach with all it's predictability.there's nothing new or thrilling about the casting choice or plot. It's not even corny or funny enough to be cute.

Jessica Harris
Jessica Harris

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