10 overweight couples live together and battle during a three-month period for the wedding of their dreams. The couple that loses the least amount of combined weight at the end of each episode is sent home.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Shedding for the Wedding - My Best Friend's Wedding - Netflix
My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan from a screenplay by Ronald Bass. The film stars Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz and Rupert Everett. The film received generally positive reviews from critics and was a global box-office hit. It is considered as one of the best and classic romantic comedy films of all time. The soundtrack song “I Say a Little Prayer (For You)” was covered by singer Diana King and featured heavily in the film, making it a Billboard Top 100 hit. The soundtrack featured a number of Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs. A Chinese remake of the same name was released in China on 5 August 2016.
Shedding for the Wedding - Awards and recognition - Netflix
MTV Movie Awards (Nominations) Best Breakthrough Performance: Rupert Everett Best Comedic Performance: Rupert Everett Best Female Performance: Julia Roberts
Academy Awards (Nominations) Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score: James Newton Howard
American Film Institute recognition: AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs - Nominated
Golden Globe Award (Nominations) Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture - Rupert Everett Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy: Julia Roberts
American Comedy Award (Win) Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Rupert Everett
Shedding for the Wedding - References - Netflix