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Wedding Crashers

comedy


Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn star as John Beck and Jeremy Klein, two partying divorce attorneys and committed womanizers, who have figured out a surefire way to meet women: crash weddings.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    75%
  • Audience Score
    70%

common sense

PAUSE for kids age 16
Consumerism
3 out of 5
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
3 out of 5
Language
5 out of 5
Positive messages
0 out of 5
Positive role models
0 out of 5
Sex
4 out of 5
Violence
3 out of 5

This raucous, boisterous comedy is not for kids.

what parents need to know

Parents need to know that Wedding Crashers features sexual humor, imagery (bared breasts), and language (including slang for gay and lesbian sex and repeated uses of the F-word). There is lying, drinking, smoking, and sex (couples appear in various states of undress, including a bondage scene). The film includes a reference to "rolling a fatty," some rough touch football (hard tackling by a very competitive player, whom someone jokingly describes as being "on steroids"), a bloody beating, vomiting, a couple misplaced, comedic attempted seductions (both opposite- and same- sex), and a woman's masturbation of her lover under the dinner table. Note: The unrated version of this movie contains coarser language and more sexuality, though no more nudity, than is noted in this review.

what families can talk about

  • Families can talk about the lessons learned by John and Jeremy. How do they come to realize that their self-centered gallivanting is immature? How does the movie set up a contrast between their deceitfulness and that of Sack, who cheats at touch football and on his fiance?
  • Who is the audience for this movie? How can you tell?

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    75%
    reviews counted: 29
    see all Wedding Crashers reviews
  • Audience

    70%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: The most exhilarating entertainment to emerge this year from the failed, forlorn factory town of Hollywood, largely because of Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, the best high-low comedy team since the hey-hey days of Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

- Andrew Sarris, New York Observer, Thursday, July 21, 2005

Fresh: Sometimes ten per cent of your brain is just enough.

- Anthony Lane, New Yorker, Monday, July 18, 2005

Fresh: The film's best element is the inspired casting of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson; their easy repartee helps to grease over the film's shortcomings.

- Christopher Smith, Bangor Daily News (Maine), Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

4 stars

I put this one off for a while but wish i hadnt. I had a lot of fun watching this one. A good funny movies that made me laugh and smile tons.

- jmanard52, Sunday, January 18, 2009

4 stars

I put this one off for a while but wish i hadnt. I had a lot of fun watching this one. A good funny movies that made me laugh and smile tons.

- jmanard52, Sunday, January 18, 2009

4 stars

B+

- bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb1, Monday, October 18, 2010