Whose turn is it to say 'I do' this time? Trailers. A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner. Comedy 1994 1 hr 57 min. Four weddings and a funeral is a 1994 british romantic comedy film directed by mike newell. it was the first of several films by screenwriter richard curtis to feature hugh grant. Even in the case of the central character, a likable, shy, perennial best man named Charles (Hugh Grant), we're never told what he does for a living. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. For Hugh Grant, it's the retiring, somewhat self-conscious and stammering, eyelid fluttering charmer, of which he's done a variation in such films as `Sense and Sensibility,' `The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill, But Came Down A Mountain,' Notting Hill' and `Mickey Blue Eyes.' Directed by Yoram Astrakhan. Entertaining, pleasant and funny, `Four Weddings and a Funeral' makes for a satisfying, feel-good cinematic experience that just seems so wonderfully civilized amid the seemingly endless rancor abounding in our world today. Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding. She died on November 14, 2001 in Holloway, London. And now, the iconic film has been revisited in a new miniseries. Another Advertisement. Charlotte Coleman, Actress: Four Weddings and a Funeral. Hugh Grant to Star Opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's 'The Undoing' Mindy Kaling Is Making a 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Series for Hulu. In Britain, slightly bumbling and always tardy Charles (Hugh Grant) and his closest group of friends seem always to be attending weddings, but are never the bride nor groom, and as such, each, with the exception of gay couple Gareth (Simon Callow) and Matthew (John Hannah), is looking for love. Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love. | Duffy tries not to screw things up with Maya. | 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Cast Reuniting for Special Film. Although they spend a memorable evening together, that's all it ends up being. … Set in contemporary England, one of the aspects of this film that makes it so engaging is the propriety with which the humor is presented. And though Grant and MacDowell are at the forefront of the piece, Newell does an excellent job of developing all of the characters, succinctly supplying enough detail to each individual to give the film some depth and dimension, without having to actually go too deep. A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him. Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews and buy Four Weddings and a Funeral directed by Mike Newell for £7.99. Never miss a beat with MailOnline's latest news for women. The Four Weddings and a Funeral sequel short film being prouced for Red Nose Day will include Lily James and Alicia Vikander among the returning cast. So what have the cast been up to since Four Weddings and a Funeral? It's a good bit of work by Grant, and definitely one of his most memorable performances. The cast of Four Weddings and A Funeral are ageing beautifully (Image: REX/Shutterstock) Read More Related Articles. There's enough twists and turns along the way to keep this film unpredictable, including one scene near the end that initially seems so mean-spirited that it may have you biting your fist and crying, `Oh, NO!'