Julia Roberts seems to have that rare charisma and likability factor that makes you care about her especially when she's in a sweet movie such as this one. However, I feel she's upstaged by Cameron Diaz in this movie. I'm not a big Cameron fan but she is so good in this movie. She makes her Kimmie character sweet and endearing that even though you might be insanely jealous of her character's youthfulness and money, you really want her as your best friend. I love the scene in the karaoke bar. That … more
Pros: A few cute scenes, nice musical number Cons: Rude and rotten best friend The Bottom Line: There are a few well done scenes that keep this from being trashcan fodder. Dermot Mulroney is always nice to look at. ...the last line of the movie. I think the very end was the best part of this film. The rest of the time the ridiculous angst filling was a bit wearing on me. Julianne (Julia Roberts) learns … more
When Julianne made a deal with her best friend Michael to marry each other if, by the ripe old age of 28, they had not yet found their true love, she never really doubted it would come to pass. But jealousy rears its ugly head when she discovers he's engaged to another woman, and, what's more, that she's perfect for him. What's a jilted bride-to-be to do? A hijinx-filled romantic caper. Academy Award Nomination: Best Original Musical or Comedy Score.