Wedding Crashers Cover Now what would you do for true love? Fight? Lie? Make funny noises? BOO-BOO! Or, like Jeremy and John, crash weddings, BANG! As seen in this rom-com brought to you by Director: David Dobkin; and Actors: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, and Isla Fisher. The ceremony began in 2005, and it lasted for 119 minutes.

Wedding Crashers

Wedding season means one thing for two New York lawyers, John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), and that is to get down and dirty with a number of hopeful young fillies ripe for the plucking - with every ceremony they, CRASH!

However, when these two randy rogues attend the wedding of U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, William Cleary (Christopher Walken), eldest daughter, they are then drawn towards the bride’s two younger sisters - Claire Cleary (Rachel McAdams) for John - and Gloria Cleary (Isla Fisher) for Jeremy.

But both in very different ways.

You see John falls instantly in love with Claire, and tries to get to know her in a meaningful manner. While Jeremy on the other hand, just wants to ‘bang’ Gloria, and does so during the speeches.

Unfortunately, though, this does come with one large repercussion - Gloria falls head over heals in love with Jeremy, and manages to persuade her family for these two ‘duplicitous wedding crashers’ to spend the weekend with the them at their family compound.


And why 'oops'? Well, once at the compound, Claire's fiancée, Sack, doesn't like the look of John or Jeremy straight away. Next, Claire's Mother, Kathleen (Jane Seymour), wants to shag John. After that, Gloria keeps on touching up Jeremy every chance she gets. Also, Clare's and Gloria's brother takes a liking to Jeremy too. And finally, a day after Sack declares that he and Claire will be getting married, he also reveals to the family John and Jeremy's true nature.

Granted, John tries to tell Claire ‘his side of the story’ - but she won’t hear it - leading both of these ‘crash-ees’ to leave not so soon after.

Now what next transpires happens a couple of months later, when John is partnered up with Chazz (Will Ferrell), Jeremy is still with Gloria, and Claire... errr... no - not telling - it's romantic, bro-mantic, and nurturing at the same time.

You can now kiss the bride!!!

'The Wedding Crashers' - now - is it any good? Hmmm? That is what I am contemplating right this minute, while I am typing up this review. You see, on the one hand, it has genuinely funny moments, the story is pretty straight forward, the acting is fair enough, and the pretext is somewhat jovial. While on the other hand, I felt like I have watched this film many times before, when in all honestly I have only watched it twice.

Isla Fisher  Christopher WalkenRachel McAdams

Now I don’t want to sound too down about this, as both Wilson, Vaughn, and the rest of the cast, all play according to type. Wilson, laid back – Vaughn, quick witted wise guy – Walken, stern but fair authority figure – the girls, all good and pretty in their own way... etc, etc, etc.

So why do I now feel that this film as somewhat ‘run of the mill’? Because in all honesty it isn’t! In fact, I kind of enjoyed it on one level. Though on the other, as I said before, it kind of felt like the many other rom-coms I have watched, especially the pat ending.

Vince and Owen in Wedding Crashers

Maybe my feeling of emptiness has something to do with the morality tale that this film tries to play out? As the message behind this film, is to stop acting like a banana and grow up. True. But, most probably, it is how this message is conveyed that felt a bit hollow - two-dimensional in content.

OK, I know that this is only a two hour film, and it can only do so much in this allotted time. But to try to convey this ‘grounded message’, the film has to be grounded - and it is not - It’s jovial in nature, has some funny moments, and the story is pretty straight forward too.

See what I mean? Still - a pretty so-so funny movie, well worth a look or two - like this...