The Wedding Dance

 (35)6.31 h 29 min2009X-Ray7+
A woman about to get married plans to sell off her dead mother's dance studio, only to find it is partly the property of her father, whom she has never met. She and her estranged parent quickly form a connection, but she finds he is reluctant to see his ex-wife's cherished business close down, while her fiance feels threatened by his new in-law.
Directors
Mark Jean
Starring
John SchneiderBrooke NevinRoma Downey
Genres
ComedyRomance
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English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Christopher Jacot
Producers
Timothy O. JohnsonChristian Bruyere
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Johnson Production Group
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4.2 out of 5 stars

35 global ratings

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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on February 28, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
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In what world is it okay for a father's absence to be described as "Mysterious and kind of romantic," and when does any fatherless child say, "She never wanted to talk about it and I kind of forgot about it." What?!? This woman kept her child and her husband apart and yet neither of them seem the least bit angry about it.
The movie has fantastic acting, dancing and production values and I really enjoyed it until the ending. I was left with an unbelievable sick feeling in the pit of my stomach as the storyline revealed a nonsensical, self-absorbed feminist fantasy as the crux of the story. Disgusting.
6 people found this helpful
neaReviewed in the United States on June 8, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
After watching this I am going to be diabetic.
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Dripping with sugar and spice and everything nice, way way beyond realistic. If they tried to make the Dad any more charming I think I would gag. When he started doing magic tricks at dance practice it was about all I could take, Good Grief, who wrote this "overly sweet to the point of sickening show." They could make him pleasant without turning him into something that makes you want to punch him in the face. I don't think I would trust someone for a minute someone who acts like him. And then when asked to Quitclaim, after being out of their lives for 25 years, and has NO claim on anyone or anything, he refuses to sign. Let us just say, I am not really like this movie, every time the guy who plays the Dad comes on the screen I want it to just be over so I don't have to listen to him anymore.
3 people found this helpful
Amante dei GattiReviewed in the United States on July 25, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Fun Romantic Movie
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This is not a profound movie--no marvelous plot or development of characters, no knock-your-socks-off actors or acting, no "based on a true story." But I really enjoyed it. A dad finds out he's a dad and a daughter finds out he's her dad, and they end up both being happy with the discovery. The daughter marries the wonderful guy she's engaged to (how often does THAT happen?!?) and her dad and her lawyer are beginning to fall in love. Everyone from this little tiny town end up being happy to call the town home, just the way it is. (I'll have to admit, two characters stop and step back and forth over a spot in the dance floor of the studio; I keep thinking someone is going to discover something hidden under that creaky floor board that explains why the developer is willing to pay over 3X the appraised value of the building, but nothing happens. I wonder what the significance of that was.... Ah, well.... I guess I'll never know.)
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Jessica BokishReviewed in the United States on June 21, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Super sweet
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I really liked it. Sure it was based on a dad leaving and never coming back but it's not because he was a bad guy. People aren't perfect. He did try to make up for it so why don't we focus on that.
It was fun, funny cute and just overwhelmingly sweet.
Content wise, there was a remark about s honeymoon and glancing at lengerie in a window but both were harmless. One D word and 2 H words.
All in all pretty clean.
It is really good
2 people found this helpful
GraceReviewed in the United States on August 10, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Enjoyable story
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Great to see John Schneider and Roma Downey in a film with themes of family, friends, forgiveness. Choices from the past intersect with choices in the present. John Schneider and his daughter demonstrate some great dance moves. Think I noticed 3 curse words but otherwise a good family movie. Several other reviews have mentioned a squeaky floorboard. Perhaps the owner was reflecting on the dance studio that had been owned by her grandparents and mother possibly disappearing to progress with more traditional retail stores ?.
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Petersen DonnaReviewed in the United States on July 8, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Delightful
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Who knew John Schnieder had such dance moves. He was a terrific addition to this movie. The characters were well developed.It was a fun romantic comedy to watch. It was clean, no profanity and we felt our time was well spent watching it We recomenden it heartily.
2 people found this helpful
A positive thinkerReviewed in the United States on June 12, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Feel good with major plot hole
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This was a cute feel good movie despite controversial views about the father's absence in her life. I agree, that wasn't great but people aren't perfect. There are so many ways to look at this. What I really wanted to know was what was underneath the creaky floorboard? I was waiting the entire film to discover what her mother had hidden underneath the floorboards and that was never explored. What was the point of it then?
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on July 30, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
hallmark in a picturesque quaint town
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happy white people doing very whitebread things in a gingerbread town. no surprise that the dad is adept at mayonnaise. a silly and unrealistic premise, a totally fictional perfect father. there are no arguments of note here, everyone gets along just fabulously. the dad fixes everything going wrong with this cutesy town, including curing aching joints, salving the ego of a disgruntled dancer, and convincing his daughter not to see her dance studio to the evil corporate enterprise. oh joyful, happy ending. hallmark, eat your heart out.
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