Movies Bachelor, The (1999, Chris O’Donnell, Renée Zellweger) Published 8 months ago on October 7, 2018 Jimmie Shannon (Chris O’Donnell) is a confirmed bachelor but, as he approaches 30, he decides it’s time to marry and who better than long-term girlfriend Anne Arden (Renée Zellweger)? Unfortunately, his proposal is so clumsy, she dumps him, but there’s worse to come – his grandfather (Peter Ustinov) dies, leaving him $100m – on the condition he marries by the time he’s 30, remains faithful for at least ten years and produces a child. With just 30 hours to go, Jimmie has to woo Anne all over again. And to complicate matters, when his plight becomes public, thousands of white-gowned women clutching bouquets are on his trail. Gary Sinyor’s romantic comedy is loosely based on Buster Keaton’s 1925 classic Seven Chances and includes the scene where Shannon, like Keaton, is pursued down the street by thousands of would-be brides in a classic sight-gag. But the rest is fairly straightforward, with the two leads misunderstanding each other until the last reel when true love wins through. Along the way, there are nice support performances from Ed Asner, Hal Holbrook, James Cromwell and, in particular, Artie Lange as Shannon’s best friend Marco, plus cameos from Mariah Carey, Jennifer Esposito and Brooke Shields as Shannon’s ex-girlfriends. production details USA | 101 minutes | 1999 Director: Gary Sinyor Script: Steve Cohen, Roi Cooper Megrue, cast Chris O’Donnell as Jimmie Shannon Peter Ustinov as Grandad James Shannon Marley Shelton as Natalie Arden Brooke Shields as Buckley Hale-Windsor James Cromwell as The Priest Renée Zellweger as Anne Arden Artie Lange as Marco Hal Holbrook as Roy O’Dell Ed Asner as Sid Gluckman Jennifer Esposito as Daphne Jason Aaron Baca as Groomsmen #3 Katharine Towne as Monique Rebecca Cross as Stacey Stacy Edwards as Zoe Mariah Carey as Ilana Sarah Silverman as Carolyn Artie LangeBrooke ShieldsChris O'DonnellComedyEd AsnerGary SinyorHal HolbrookJames CromwellJason Aaron BacaJennifer EspositoKatharine TowneMarley SheltonPeter UstinovRenée ZellwegerRoi Cooper MegrueSteve Cohen Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes3 hours ago Victorian Sensations: Seeing and Believing Series Final Wed 5 Jun on BBC Four In the final episode of this series, psychotherapist Philippa Perry explores how the late Victorian passion for science co-existed with... Episodes3 hours ago The Looming Tower: The General (S1EP7 BBC-2 Fri 7 Jun 2019) The General: October 2000. John O’Neill (Jeff Daniels), anxious to chalk up a final ‘win’ in his FBI career, arrives... Episodes3 hours ago Summer Of Rockets Episode 3 airs Wed 5 Jun 2019 on BBC-2 Samuel (Toby Stephens) is tasked by Mr. Field (Mark Bonnar) to find out the names of the guests attending the... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Series Final airs Thurs 23 May 2019 A police surveillance team has found Collins (Alex Norton) through his white Mercedes, after it was captured on ANPR driving... Episodes3 hours ago Years And Years Episode 4 airs Tues 4 June 2019 Daniel’s (Russell Tovey) engagement to Viktor (Maxim Baldry) descends into panic, as events across Europe heat up. Rosie (Ruth Madeley)... search EPISODES Episodes3 hours ago The Final Mission: Foxy’s War airs Thurs 30 May 2019 on Channel 4 Former elite Special Forces soldier Jason Fox embarks on a highly personal journey back to Afghanistan, nearly a decade after... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Episode 3 airs Wed 22 May 2019 Two days have passed since the gang escaped from the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Vault with millions in stolen goods,... Episodes3 hours ago Location, Location, Location: Croydon and Reading Revisit (S32EP7 Channel 4 Wed 29 May 2019) The show catches up with two couples from 2017 who were in a race against time to find homes. In... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Roma | Netflix 2018 | Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended... Movies2 months ago War Dogs | 2016 | Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract... Movies2 months ago The Kindergarten Teacher | 2018 | Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.