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.
Netflix wanted to produce the film and offered a much bigger budget, but Kevin Kwan deliberately turned down the offer in favor of a modest $30-million budget from Warner Bros. This was done to send a message that Asian-American studio movies are commercially viable.
Look! They are in full bloom!
When Nick and Rachel are talking on the hotel couch after the bachelor/bachelorette parties, Rachel's arms jump from crossed, to uncrossed, to crossed between scenes.
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)
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