Disgusting, awkward and improbable. I guess it captures Abba perfectly...except the band demonstrated better acting abilities in their stage performances. This film was true dreck.
Longing to discover the identity of her true father before she exchanges her wedding vows, the daughter of a once-rebellious single mother secretly invites a trio of paternal candidates to her upcomin... read more
Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
Release Date: June 30, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 16, 2008
Stats: 38,135 reviews
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February 12, 2013
Movie based on the musical stage production. A new bride to be invites three men to her wedding - all potentially her father to give her away but who is her dad? ABBA songs are woven throughout the story. You don't know how it fits in but some how it does. Great cast and brillian...
February 8, 2012
The film makers seem to think they can adapt Abba songs into a shakesperean style masterpiece. You can't. It doesn't help the singing is terrible. A lot of people aren't keen on Amanda Seyfried and although she isn't "up there" with let's say...Meryl Streep. I think she's a good ...
August 15, 2011
Great musical, but will never watch again, its just really boring and bad acting, but I came for great music and I guess I got my fill.
June 24, 2011
One of the best musicals!
May 7, 2011
Absolutely, wonderful music told through the wonderful music of ABBA! You'll love it!!! :) :) :)
December 8, 2010
Well, here is a movie I never thought I would sit through, but finally I have, due to scoring a free copy.
Well, firstly, to my shock, was not as awful as I expected. Mainly due to Amanda Seyfried. Wow, that girl can sing! The ending of the film was also a pleasant surprise.
October 1, 2010
I was blown away by the high-energy fun-tastic Abba tunes brought to life by the story of a girl's wedding on a scenic Greek island, and inviting the three men who might be her father. Meryl Streep is superb, as are all the other characters. Pierce Brosnan's singing wasn't too te...
September 19, 2010
Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, what a combination! This was just sooo adorable! I recommend mothers to watch this movie with their daughters. Awesome cast, the music definitely fit the story, its such a lovely feel good movie ^_^ !
September 10, 2010
I wanted to like it, but it was awful. It was just GOOFY. Not cute goofy, just lame goofy. It made me cringe watching the (surprisingly good) cast wail and flail their way around the musical numbers. Gag.
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