Re: movies on special events gone awry

Cara Slavens (
Wed, 24 Mar 1999 10:14:41 -0800 (PST)

"Wedding Banquet" comes to mind. A colleague suggested "The Graduate"
and "Philadelphia Story" (more weddings) and "Some Like It Hot", where
the gangster convention gets interrupted by gunplay.


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On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Jeffrey Pearson wrote:

> An administrator here is giving a presentation, and has asked me for a list
> of movies on special events gone awry. An obvious example would be "Father
> of the Bride". I immediately thought of the John Sayles-penned "Aligator",
> where the titular character attacks an outdoor wedding and destroys the
> wedding cake and eats a few members of the wedding party, but this is
> probably not what my administrator has in mind. Can anyone think of some
> main-stream movies of this kind?
> Thanks for any input,
> Jeffrey Pearson
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI