PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
Kevin Kwan originally wrote the novel as a short story adaptation of a poem he wrote for a creative writing course titled "Singapore Bible Study" in a way of preserving memories of life in Singapore during the 18-month period (October 2008 to April 2010), he was caring for his dying father. After the completing the chapter, he was inspired into turning it into a novel. The short story was eventually featured as chapter two of the book.
Peik Lin Goh:
They're so posh and snobby, it's snoshy!
In the very last last scene where Rachel and Nick are celebrating their engagement with friends and family at the top of the Sands hotel, TA Curtis is briefly seen in the crowd as one of the party attendees. Given that he is supposed to be Rachel's colleague at NYU and the party occurred with little notice, his appearance is odd.
There's a mid-credit scene in which Astrid exchanges glances with a man.
In Australia; the film was passed uncut with an M rating for coarse language. The filmmakers then opted to reduce the language in the film in order to obtain a PG classification.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, French, Malay
$26,510,140 (USA) (19 August 2018)