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(2011) (Paula Patton, Laz Alonso) (PG-13)

Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Minor
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes None
Gun/Weapons None
Imitative Behavior Mild
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) Moderate
Profanity Moderate
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Mild

Romantic Comedy: A young couple's upcoming wedding is jeopardized by their families meeting for the first time, including their mothers who don't get along at all.
Lawyer Sabrina Watson (PAULA PATTON) has had one too many one-night stands, and thus pledges to remain chaste until she gets married. That comes sooner than she expected when she meets Wall Street mover and shaker Jason Taylor (LAZ ALONSO). Five months later, their whirlwind romance and the fact that she's gotten a job in China results in them deciding to get married with only a little bit of planning time.

The plan is to have the big day at the Martha's Vineyard estate owned by her rich parents, Claudine (ANGELA BASSETT) and Gregory (BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL), with Amy (JULIE BOWEN) serving as their wedding planner. Due to the brief romance, they've never met Jason's family who arrive en masse, led by family matriarch Pam (LORETTA DIVINE), a federal postal worker from Brooklyn. Along with her is Jason's uncle Willie Earl (MIKE EPPS) who repeatedly tries hitting on Claudine's stuck up and snooty sister, Geneva (VALARIE PETTIFORD).

Then there are Jason's cousins, Malcolm (DeRAY DAVIS) -- who thinks he's the best man when it's really Ricky (POOCH HALL) -- and college student Sebastian (ROMEO MILLER) -- who finds himself attracted to Pam's best friend and coworker Shonda (TASHA SMITH), much to her chagrin. Meanwhile, Sabrina's maid of honor, Blythe (MEAGAN GOOD), finds herself with a hankering for Chef McKenna (GARY DOURDAN) who's preparing the food for the wedding.

With that quickly approaching, Sabrina and Jason find their big day increasingly in jeopardy, particularly due to their mothers clashing from the get-go and only getting worse from there.

Those who are fans of anyone in the cast or romantic comedies might be interested, but younger kids probably won't.
For some sexual content.

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