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1%%˛%%˛%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.˛%%˛%%˛%%˛˛[[quoteright:300:]] ˛˛''Wedding Wars'' is a 2006 MadeForTVMovie about gay marriage, starring John Stamos, Eric Dane, Bonnie Sommerville and Creator/SeanMaher.˛˛Ben Grandy is the re-election campaign manager for the governor of Maine. He's also marrying the governor's daughter, and they pick Ben's brother, Shel, to plan the wedding, even though Ben and Shel's relationship is strained because Ben is uncomfortable about Shel being gay.˛˛But then, the governor decides to back a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage as a part of his campaign, and Ben writes the speech of that. When Shel finds out, he quits the wedding and starts a strike in front of the governor's house. Mayhem ensues.˛˛Don't confuse it with ''Film/BrideWars''.˛----˛!!Tropes appearing in this movie:˛˛%% * BouquetToss˛%% * ButchLesbian: With ''motorcycles''.˛%% * CampGay: Gay hairdressers, gay florists, gay singers, gay pool boys, gay party %% planners.˛%% * ComingOutStory: Shel. The media kick Ted out of the closet.˛%% * GayAesop˛%% * HeteronormativeCrusader: Ben has some traits of this.˛* MagicalQueer: Shel can plan every detail of the wedding without help. Later, a gay crowd can make it all work in a couple of hours. ˛%% * MenAreUncultured: Ben, a little, and especially his best friend, Wayne.˛* MistakenForGay: Shel thinks one of the guys he meets [[spoiler:when he's arrested]] is gay. He's not.˛%% * MoodWhiplash: Several.˛* NotSoDifferent: Ben and Shel. Maggie points out they have lots in common despite them thinking otherwise.˛--> '''Maggie:''' You and your brother have a lot more in common than you think [...] None of you is going to have sex with a woman tonight.˛--> '''Ted:''' Besides the great hair, both seem to have inherited a stubborn streak.˛%% * OldNewBorrowedAndBlue: And wait to see where is she wearing the something blue.˛%% * RaceForYourLove: Ben [[spoiler:believes he]] has to do this.˛%% * RunawayBride˛* SlaveToPR: The governor's stance on gay marriage comes more from electoral interests than from actual beliefs.˛%% * StraightGay: Ted.˛%% * ThemeNaming: Shel, Ben and Ted.˛----


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