Two childhood friends from very different families reunite as adults when one asks the other to help him pretend to be Jewish in order to woo a beautiful woman in this outrageous comedy from the creators of the original hit international play.
Gloria (Julianne Moore) spends her nights joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles and finds herself thrust into an unexpected and complicated new romance. Official Selection at the **Toronto International Film Festival**. "*It's a remarkably enjoyable movie, downright cathartic in its presentation of a three-dimensional character.*" - Brian Tallerico, ***RogerEbert.com***
The long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. The film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.
"The sequel is a little like a bear hug from a beloved old relative..."--Los Angeles Times.
"Vardalos is wonderful, and 88-year-old Michael Constantine casually pockets every scene he's in."--Richard Roeper.
"Some elements are even...
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever.
Nousha, a young Iranian-American attorney, has a great job, supportive friends, and a comfortable life. Yet she is unable to please her conservative Persian parents. So when Nousha falls for the charming but unorthodox Alex, it brings instant chaos into her traditional family life, leading to a wedding that will be anything but simple.
John is living the ultimate beach life, surfing all day and partying all night with his brother Ben, despite his desire to break free from the small beach town he loves. Just before his surfing talent offers them a way out; Ben is killed, leading John down a dangerous path of revenge. But when he discovers that he killed the wrong man by mistake he joins the military to escape his past, only to have to face it again when another tragedy brings him...