PG-13 | | Comedy, Family, Musical
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.
Stellan Skarsgård plays a character named Bill in the film. This is the name of his son in real life.
You took... Mom's guitar!
Harry Bright: No, I borrowed it. Look... Now, where is it? "D.S." - Donna Sheridan, and, er, "H.B." - Head-Banger.
Sam Carmichael, Bill: "Head-Banger"?
Harry Bright: I bought her this. It cost me ten quid, plus my Johnny Rotten T-shirt. Your mother knew quite a rebel.
When Donna enters the chapel with her daughter, Donna's shawl is off her shoulder. In the next shot, from the rear, the shawl is over her shoulder.
After the final scene of the movie Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Julie Walters appear on a sound stage in matching 1970s glam-rock costumes and sing "Dancing Queen". When they finish Meryl 'asks' the audience if they want an encore. The three ladies are then joined by Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Stellan Skarsgard who are similarly attired. Along with Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper, they provide a rendition of "Waterloo" as the main credits roll.
£6,594,058 (UK) (11 July 2008)
$143,704,210 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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