My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Continuity mistake: When Toula goes to meet Ian at the school where he works, and they are talking in the hallway, her arms occasionally move from behind his neck to the front of his shoulders. The continuity is correct at the bgeinning of the scene, but at the end it happens a few times. (00:48:05)

Factual error: In the scene in the church where Ian is being baptized, he is in black shorts. In the Greek Orthodox Church, he would be required to wear white when being baptized.

Factual error: When Toula and Ian are standing on the bridge talking about their families, you can see the Toronto skyline in the background (Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal), although they are supposed to be in Chicago.

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Trivia: The man who plays Ian's friend Mike is played by Ian Gomez, who is Nia Vardalos' husband in real life.

Trivia: Because of the popularity of the film, a television series titled, "My Big Fat Greek Life" acts as a sequel to it. Unfortunately, due to low ratings and poor reviews, the series was cancelled after several episodes.

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Trivia: In the Easter scene, Aunt Voula comes over to Ian and Toula and says to Ian, "Let me touch your hair". This was not in the script. Voula forgot her lines and immediately came up with the hair improv.

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Maria Portokalos: Toula, 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."
Toula Portokalos: Eww. Please let that be the end of your speech.

Toula Portokalos: There are three things that every Greek woman must do in life: marry Greek boys, make Greek babies, and feed everyone.

Gus Portokalos: There are two kinds of people - Greeks, and everyone else who wish they was Greek.

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