Our Family Wedding (2010)

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Critic Consensus: Our Family Wedding is a mirthless, contrived affair that does little with its promising premise and talented cast.

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Lucia and Marcus learn the hard way that the path to saying "I do" can be rife with familial strife. When they return from college and suddenly announce their marriage plans, they discover that their competitive and egotistical fathers can wreak serious havoc on their special day. With insults flying and tempers running high, it's anyone's guess if the alpha dads will survive to make it down the aisle. Lucia's mother is planning "her" dream wedding and the only levelheaded one in the bunch is Angela, the groom's father's best friend and lawyer. With only weeks to plan their wedding, Lucia and Marcus soon discover the true meaning of love and find there is truth to the saying - that when you marry someone, you marry their entire family.
Rating: PG13 (for some sexual content and brief strong language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa
Written By: Wayne Conley , Malcolm Spellman , Rick Famuyiwa
In Theaters: wide
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Cast

Forest Whitaker
as Bradford Boyd
America Ferrera
as Lucia Ramirez
Lance Gross
as Marcus Boyd
Carlos Mencia
as Miguel Ramirez
Diana-Maria Riva
as Sonia Ramirez
Lupe Ontiveros
as Momma Cecilia
Anjelah N. Johnson
as Isabella Ramirez
Taye Diggs
as Brad's Friend
Fred Armisen
as Philip Gusto
Shannyn Sossamon
as Ashley McPhee
Tonita Castro
as Aunt Rosita
Warren Sapp
as Wendell Boyd
Skylan Brooks
as Buddy Boyd
Shondrella Avery
as Keisha Boyd
Sterling Ardrey
as Ardom Boyd
Skylan Banks
as Buddy Boyd
Castulo Guerra
as Father Paez
Joseph Mencia
as Manny Ramirez
Vivek Shah
as Maitre 'D
Paul Costa
as Mixologist
Joaquin Pastor
as DJ Spin-Sane
James Lesure
as Officer Turman
Alejandro Patino
as Goat Truck Driver
Jacqueline Mazarella
as Dress Shop Owner
Joseph Vassallo
as Tux Shop Owner
Ella Joyce
as Earlene
Noel Gugliemi
as Raymond Mata
Charles Grisham
as Westside Player
Mimi Michaels
as Tipsy #1
Carlee Avers
as Tipsy #2
Gordon James
as Frat Boy
Gina Rodriguez
as Bridesmaid
Gabriel G. Alvarez
as Cousin Jaime
James Gordon
as Frat Boy
Anjelah Johnson
as Isabella Ramirez
Noel G.
as Raymond Mata
Gordon E. James
as Frat Boy #2
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Critic Reviews for Our Family Wedding

All Critics (83) | Top Critics (26)

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Full Review… | November 16, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

I didn't buy a word of this thing and I didn't laugh enough.

Full Review… | March 15, 2010
At the Movies
Top Critic

Alternately flat and overwrought.

Full Review… | March 15, 2010
At the Movies
Top Critic

To anyone who has ever sparked up a TV set, let alone entered a movie theatre, all this is perfectly evident in the first five minutes.

Full Review… | March 12, 2010
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Alternately rancid and ridiculous, strident and sickly sweet, Our Family Wedding offers plenty that's old, borrowed and blue; it's the something new that's missing.

Full Review… | March 12, 2010
New York Times
Top Critic

[A] slick, slapsticky, forgettable comedy, a cool-jazz riff on upper-middle-class American families sorting through misconceptions.

Full Review… | March 12, 2010
Houston Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Our Family Wedding

In a word..lame.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Yes, it was funny. But, it was a bit too much as well. Very predictable and corny at times.

Dead Angel
Dead Angel

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Carlos Mencia, America Ferrera, Lance Gross, Regina King, Mimi Michaels, Hayley Marie Norman, Anna Maria Horsford, Natalina Maggio, Lupe Ontiveros Director: Rick Famuyiwa Summary: Forest Whitaker and funnyman Carlos Mencia butt heads as two domineering dads forced to set aside their culture-clash differences and team up to plan their children's wedding, with only two weeks until the big day arrives. America Ferrera plays the pregnant bride-to-be opposite Lance Gross as her medical resident fiancé in this wacky comedy. My Thoughts: "There where only two funny things in this movie and that was Anjelah Johnson and the goat. The rest just felt like I had already seen it. Which is where the movie 'Guess Who' came into mind. The same concept, just not as funny. I am surprised at how bad it was considering some of the cast that is in the film. But it really was just a waste of a rental."

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