Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents (most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns) thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, whom she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time; however, Hillary's life starts to fall apart when simultaneously she loses her part-time newspaper writing job (when the newspaper itself folds) and Jason dumps her to focus on his career (which is seemingly more important to him than Hillary). On the advice of her best friend Sophie, Hillary - who feels she can't go home without Jason (especially as her two sisters' lives seem to meet their mother's approval) - decides reluctantly to go to an online dating site to find someone to pose as Jason for the upcoming family weekend. She finds David, an actor ...
Did You Know?
The young lady, who steals Hillary's wedding dress in the store, was played by Jennifer Elise Cox
, who played Jan Brady, in the first two Brady Bunch movies that starred Shelley Long
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The fiancé knows the words to and could play on the piano "Angels We Have Heard on High" in spite of being Jewish. See more
[seeing the family house filled with people
Oh, my god. I thought you said this was family only.
Well, I didn't want the whole town to think that you were going to be a spinster forever.
Deck the Halls
Traditional tune, written by Thomas Oliphant
& John Thomas
Arranged by Kerry Muzzey See more