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My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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Nia Vardalos as Toula Portokalos
John Corbett as Ian Miller
Lainie Kazan as Maria Portokalos
Michael Constantine as Gus Portokalos
Gia Carides as Nikki
Louis Mandylor as Nick Portokalos
Bess Meisler as Yiayia
Bruce Gray as Rodney Miller
Fiona Reid as Harriet Miller
Ian Gomez as Mike
Jayne Eastwood as Mrs. White
Andrea Martin as Aunt Voula
Joey Fatone as Angelo
Christina Eleusiniotis as Toula at 6
Kaylee Vieira as Schoolgirl
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Big Fat Greek Wedding [DVD]
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Nia Vardalos (Toula Portokalos): Nice Greek girls who don't find a husband, work in the family restaurant. So here I am, day after day, year after year, thirty and way past my expiration date.

Lainie Kazan (Maria Portokalos): The men may be the head of the house but the women are the neck and they can turn the head anyway they want.

Lainie Kazan (Maria): Nicko! Don't play with food! When I was your age, I didn't have food!

Lainie Kazan (Maria): Touvla, On my wedding night, my mother, she said to me, "Greek women, we may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are tigers in the bedroom.
Nia Vardalos (Toula): Eew! Please let that be the end of your story.

Nia Vardalos (Toula): When I was growing up, I knew I was different. The other girls were blonde and delicate, and I was a swarthy six-year-old with sideburns.

Nia Vardalos (Toula): I had to go to Greek school, where I sat in a room translating, "If Nick has one goat and Maria has nine, how soon will they marry?"

Nia Vardalos (Toula): If nagging were an Olympic sport, my Aunt Voula would win a gold medal!

Andrea Martin (Aunt Voula): What do you mean, you don't eat no meat? ... That's okay. I'll make lamb.
Michael Constantine (Gus Portokalos): In the end, we're all fruit.

Michael Constantine (Gus): Say any word, and I'll tell you how the root of that word is Greek.

Michael Constantine (Gus): I'll get the Windex!
My Big Fat Greek Wedding Trivia
Did you know?
That Nia Vardalos had a one woman show which told the story of her own family. Rita Wilson, who has a Greek mother, saw the show and persuaded her husband, Tom Hanks to make a movie of it. Wilson recognized how authentic the storyline was.

That Nia Vardalos' real life husband, Ian Gomez, appears as John Corbett's (Ian) best friend.

That Vardalos' real life college, Ryerson University is the school where John Corbett teaches.

That Vardalos balked at allowing the intimate scenes with Corbett become too revealing for fear what her father would say?

That the Windex bit is real. Nia Vardalos' father is a true believer.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding [DVD]

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