My Big Fat Greek Wedding Synopsis
A woman (Nia Vardalos) wants her family to accept her true love (John Corbett).
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Like Vardalos and Corbett, who play their roles with vibrant charm, the film, directed by Joel Zwick, is heartfelt and hilarious in ways...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Vardalos made the Portokaloses so funny they'll make your own family seem tame.
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75

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Delivers a sugar rush without the calories.
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
The results are sometimes too frenetic, the laughs too obvious and predictable. But director Joel Zwick paces things well, and leavens the...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
With Corbett's laidback persona nicely countering Vardalos's authorial performance, the picture radiates a pure affability that's awfully...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Vardalos is a breath of fresh air. After all the little nipped and tucked bunnies we've been seeing onscreen for so long, we forget what...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Five minutes into the film, I relaxed, knowing it was set in the real world, and not in the Hollywood alternative universe where Julia...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's a buoyant comedy with more warmth and generosity of spirit than anything else in theaters right now.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Wedding feels a bit anachronistic. Still, not every low-budget movie must be quirky or bleak, and a happy ending is no cinematic sin.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The wedding, which turns the very concept of ''Greek'' into the sort of hideous, pandering clichés that look rejected from bad Jewish...
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Friggin Hilarious!

By MongrolMan
The whole family in this movie is priceless! The characters are just hilarious and the movie is a definate winner....

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Rated PG | For Sensuality and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Perfect sleepover movie for tweens (and moms!).
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