The Bachelor

Synopsis: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to her, but he sticks his foot in his mouth and botches the proposal. Being insulted by the defeatist proposal, Anne leaves town on an assignment. After she's gone, he finds out that his recently-deceased grandfather's will stipulates that he gets nothing of a multi-million dollar fortune unless he's married by 6:05pm on his 30th birthday: tomorrow! Not being able to find Anne, Jimmie begins backtracking through his past girlfriends to find a wife.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Gary Sinyor
Production: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES
  1 win & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.0
Metacritic:
31
Rotten Tomatoes:
9%
PG-13
Year:
1999
101 min
Website
517 Views


- If I could get all the single ladies...

- Let's get out of here.

No, I wanna see this.

All the single women?

Marco?

Could be your lucky day, buddy.

In high school

maybe you read The Lottery.

That's the story about this small town

that draws lots every year...

and whoever gets chosen

becomes a human sacrifice.

That's the bouquet toss.

oh, f***.

The lottery for weddings.

Sanzel never had a chance.

It became a terrifying cycle.

Each wedding meant a bouquet.

Each bouquet was like an airborne spore

bearing the seeds of the next wedding.

one future led to another.

our numbers dwindled.

And dwindled.

But Anne, she was as beautiful

and as carefree as ever.

- It's terrifying!

- No, this is fun!

- I love this!

- I love it when you act brave.

Come here, you.

So cute.

Turns me on.

- Really?

- Yeah.

Just something to keep in mind

for the future.

That's right.

The "F" word.

So here we are.

What good did all that talk

of mustangs do me?

Me and my wife!

You think I don't know

where that thing's heading?

May I have all the ladies in the house

on this side of the room.

We're about to toss the bouquet.

Today's human sacrifice

is yours truly.

Future.

I've outlasted the rest of them,

and I'm kinda proud of that.

Easy, boy.

Nothing to fear.

My mustang days were about

to become a distant memory.

So long, sweet grasses.

About damn time.

You kept me waiting a long time

for this, Jimmie. You know that?

As my last surviving descendant...

you have a sacred duty...

to pass on my genetic material.

That's a lovely sentiment.

For a time I thought

you was gonna fail me...

the way your father did.

I wouldn't say Dad failed you.

My only child, and what does he

leave me with? one miserable grandson.

'Cause he died

in a building collapse.

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