Daphne Wilder is a mother whose love knows no bounds or boundaries. She is the proud mom of three daughters: stable psychologist Maggie, sexy and irreverent Mae and insecure, adorable Milly - who, when it comes to men, is like psychotic flypaper. In order to prevent her youngest from making the same mistakes she did, Daphne decides to set Milly up with the perfect man. Little does Milly know, however, that her mom placed an ad in the on-line personals to find him. Comic mayhem unfolds as Daphne continues to do the wrong thing for the right reasons...all in the name of love. In a battle of strong wills, the mother-daughter dynamic is tested in all its fierce, wacky complexity. The girls help Daphne finally discover the truths and impossibilities of motherly love, all while trying to answer the questions: where does it begin and where should it end?
She's just your normal, overprotective, overbearing, over-the-top mother.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, some mature thematic material and partial nudity
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2 February 2007 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Because I Said So
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Opening Weekend USA: $13,122,865,
4 February 2007
Gross USA: $42,674,040
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $69,485,490
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The actual cakes used in the movie are made by the Cake Divas - they have created one-of-a-kind cakes for numerous movies & television shows; "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Charmed", "Arrested Development", "Judging Amy", "ER" "NYPD Blue", "The Division", "The Drew Carey Show", "JAG," "MTV Video Awards", "Comedy Video Awards" and many more. See more
When Milly breaks the bowl at Johnny's house and they are cleaning up the pieces, Lionel has on shoes. Then when Johnny tells him to go put on shoes, he is shown with bare feet. See more
Listen! You're right! I didn't handle this well. And I understand you feel betrayed! But, really, isn't some of this anger a little misplaced?
No! No, Maggie! It's placed exactly where it should be and there is plenty to go around, so don't worry, mom will be getting hers!
In the Italian version, Milly and Jason are learning French instead of Italian. See more
Written by James Hill and Les Brown
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