Thirty-year-old, drab and dull Toula Portokalos (Vardalos) is still single, working at her parents' Greek restaurant. She refuses her father's offers to send her to Greece to find a husband, which doesn't sit well with her family, who's worried that she doesn't want to get married.

Toula wishes for something more, something for herself. After a makeover and signing up for some computer classes despite her father's old-world objections, Toula's life starts to turn around when she takes a job at her aunt's travel agency and falls in love with a tall, handsome high school teacher named Ian (Corbett). But unfortunately for her father, he isn't Greek, and even worse.. he's a vegetarian.

After Ian proposes to Toula and she accepts, she begins to come to terms with her heritage and cultural identity, while struggling to get her family to accept him -- and to get his family to accept hers.

Based on the hit one-woman autobiographical play by Winnipeg native Nia Vardalos and filmed mostly in Toronto.
Equinox Films
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Gary Goetzman
Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone, Constantine Tsapralis
Nia Vardalos
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