- Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson and Sarah Silverman.
- February 11th 2022
- Kat Coiro
Jennifer Lopez marries Owen Wilson on a whim at her concert after being left heartbroken on stage.
In the early 2000s, Jennifer Lopez was a romantic comedy staple, and she revisits the genre with her latest movie Marry Me.
In Kat Coiro’s film, Lopez plays world-famous pop superstar Kat Valdez, who is about to marry her singer boyfriend Bastian (Maluma) at a concert in New York after they perform their duet Marry Me.
However, as she heads to the stage, an article is published accusing Bastian of cheating, accompanied with video evidence.
Heartbroken on stage in her wedding dress, Kat spots maths teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson) in the audience holding a “Marry Me” sign and agrees to wed him instead.
To save herself from a PR disaster afterwards, Kat decides to stay married to Charlie and get to know him better.
We can all agree that the premise of Marry Me is incredibly far-fetched and contrived, but if you ignore that cynicism and just roll with it, you will have the best time.
It is predictable and...