A remake of the 1950's Spencer Tracy / Elizabeth Taylor classic in which an ordinary guy has to take on the planning, expense, and complications of his daughter's wedding. Martin Short appears in the hilarious role of the wedding coordinator while Steve Martin has one of his best roles as the man who realizes his little girl is all grown up.
Martin Short - Canadian Comedian/Actor
Kieran Culkin - American actor
Nancy Meyers - American writer/director/producer, WHAT WOMEN WANT (2000)
Kimberly Williams - American Actress
Charles Shyer - American Screenwriter/Director
Diane Keaton - American actress/director, LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR
Diane Hall - American actress/director, LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR
Steve Martin - American actor/comedian/director/writer
This remake of the 1950 classic, "Father of the Bride," places even more emphasis on the comedic aspects of planning a wedding. While worrying about his daughter's increasingly more elaborate and expensive wedding, a California shoe manufacturer frets about his prospective son-in-law's suitability and his changing relationship with his beloved daughter.
"...An amiable jokefest, sparked by Steve Martin's high jinks..." - 01/23/1992 Rolling Stone, p.50
"...Martin is always the comic centerpiece....[FATHER OF THE BRIDE] represents recycling at its best..." - 12/20/1991 New York Times, p.C17