The film that impressed viewers to journey off into the sundown on horseback with their real love and to eat eggs Benedict. While it could have been years since Runaway Bride debuted within the late Nineteen Nineties, the rom-com stays as endearing and intelligent each time followers rewatch it.
First launched in July 1999, Runaway Bride was a smash hit that reunited Julia Roberts, Richard Gere and director Garry Marshall 9 years after they struck gold with Pretty Woman. The flick adopted small-town woman Maggie Carpenter (Roberts) who’s so commitment-phobic that she ran away from her marriage ceremony plans three completely different occasions and divorced newspaper columnist Ike Graham (Gere) is intent on writing an exposé concerning the serial almost-bride. As he sticks round city longer, in true rom-com vogue, the pair will get to know each other and shortly falls in love.
While Roberts and Gere had historical past and chemistry collectively ever since Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride initially wasn’t meant to star them too. Before Marshall (who died in 2016) was connected to direct the image, a complete slate of Hollywood mega-stars had been introduced in to check for the roles of Maggie and Ike, together with Harrison Ford, Geena Davis, Demi Moore, Mel Gibson, Sandra Bullock and Ben Affleck. It took practically 10 years to get the film made earlier than it grew to become the romantic gem it’s now recognizable as.
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