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The MatchMaker (1997)

R
97 min | Comedy, Romance

Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace McGlory's relatives or ancestors. Marcy arrives at ...See moreMarcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace McGlory's relatives or ancestors. Marcy arrives at the village of Ballinagra when it is preparing for an annual Matchmaking Festival. A well-dressed, handsome and single young lady, she becomes the center of attention for two professional matchmakers, Dermot and Millie, as well as for bartender Sean. Written by Anonymous See less
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Greg Dinner (earlier screenplay) | Karen Janszen (screenplay) | Louis Nowra (screenplay) | Graham Linehan (screenplay)
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$ 1,378,930
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$ 3,376,403
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Oct 3, 1997 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Janeane Garofalo
Marcy Tizard Marcy Tizard   See fewer
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David O'Hara
Sean Kelly Sean Kelly   See fewer
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Milo O'Shea
Dermot O'Brien Dermot O'Brien   See fewer
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Jay O. Sanders
Senator John McGlory Senator John McGlory   See fewer
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Rosaleen Linehan
Millie O'Dowd Millie O'Dowd   See fewer
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Paul Hickey
Declan Kelly Declan Kelly   See fewer
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Maria Doyle Kennedy
Sarah Kelly Sarah Kelly   See fewer
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Saffron Burrows
Moira Kennedy Kelly Moira Kennedy Kelly   See fewer
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Joan Sheehy
Bus Passenger Bus Passenger   See fewer
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Anne Gildea
Airport Assistant Airport Assistant   See fewer
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Claude Clancy
Michael the Bus Driver Michael the Bus Driver   See fewer
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James Ryland
Sergeant Riley Sergeant Riley   See fewer
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David King
Local Lad No. 1 Local Lad No. 1   See fewer
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Niall McDonnell
Local Lad No. 2 Local Lad No. 2   See fewer
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Sinead Murphy
Bettina Bettina   See fewer
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David McDonagh
Little Joe Little Joe   See fewer
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Tony with the 45 Minute Tan Tony with the 45 Minute Tan   See fewer
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David Kelly
O'Connor O'Connor   See fewer
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Alcemi O'Tani
Japanese Bride Japanese Bride   See fewer
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Frankie McCafferty
Jimmy 'McGlory' Jimmy 'McGlory'   See fewer
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John Joe Murray
Irish Dancer Irish Dancer   See fewer
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Head Bang Man Head Bang Man   See fewer
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Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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O'Hara of Aran Isle O'Hara of Aran Isle   See fewer
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Linda Lee
Campaign Assistant Campaign Assistant   See fewer
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Aran Local Aran Local   See fewer
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Philip Philip   See fewer
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Philip's Friend Philip's Friend   See fewer
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Seamus Corcoran
Local Cynic Local Cynic   See fewer
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Siobhan Vaughn
Brigid (Fake McGlory) Brigid (Fake McGlory)   See fewer
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Paddy Jr. (Fake McGlory) Paddy Jr. (Fake McGlory)   See fewer
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Michael (fake McGlory) Michael (fake McGlory)   See fewer
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McGlory Senior McGlory Senior   See fewer
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'McGlory' MC 'McGlory' MC   See fewer
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Pat (uncredited) Pat (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ferus
Attendant at Political Rally (uncredited) Attendant at Political Rally (uncredited)   See fewer
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Political Supporter (uncredited) Political Supporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason (uncredited) Jason (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 5,103 votes