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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
My Big Fat Greek Wedding .
A new house. It turns out that the house was right next to where Toula's parents lived.
A zit. After the wedding, Toula tells Ian about the zit.
|When Ian's parents come over to a party with Toula's family, what kind of alcoholic drink are they seen consuming in excess?||My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Ouzo. They get so intoxicated by the liquor that their vision is really weird and nausea sets in. Ouzo is a traditional Greek alcoholic beverage.
|Toula was a waitress at her family's Greek restaurant when she decides to go back to school and get a better job. What job does she get?||My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Travel agent. This is where she actually meets Ian. Before that, she saw him in the Greek restaurant having coffee with a co-worker.
|When Toula was dating Ian, she didn't want her family to know about her relationship with a non-Greek man. What kind of activity did she tell her parents she was doing during the times she was dating?||My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Taking pottery classes. Her cover is blown when one of her cousins, Niki, sees her at work cuddling with Ian.
Turks. She keeps running away from the house and Gus keeps having to tell her Greeks and Turks "are friends now."
Joey Fatone. Angelo and Toula's brother, Nick, always play jokes on Ian, which involve him saying things in Greek with sexual overtones.
School teacher. He teaches school and Toula goes to visit him when he's teaching class to discuss their wedding plans.
|Toula's father believed that one household cleaner could fix everything and anything. What was it?||My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Windex. He uses it on his car, on his windows, on his hands, and everything else.
Greek school. In the end of the movie, Toula's daughter ends up going to Greek school.
Hanks and Wilson. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson co-produced this highly successful movie! It has overtaken 'The Blair Witch Project' as the largest-grossing independent film.
apple . Toula's surname meant 'orange', so together they were both fruit!
Nick. Together with half of Toula's extended family, her brother's name was Nick.
Pappa's Grill. Papa's Grill is a real restaurant found on the Danforth in Toronto.
|John Corbett, the actor who played Ian, was previously a regular in which 1990s television show?||My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Northern Exposure. John Corbett has also had a role in 'Sex and the City' as Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend. He made a guest appearance on "The Wonder Years" in 1988.
Her never-born twin. This story, although gross, really happened to a family member of Nia's.
Nia Vardalos. Nia Vardalos is a Canadian-Greek stand-up comic.
Windex. Her father used to spray Windex on everything. Even Ian, Toula's husband sprayed it on his pimple on the day of the wedding.
Chicago. Although the movie was set in Chicago, the majority of the film was shot in Toronto.
Dancing Zorba's. Toula spent most of her adult life working in the family restaurant.
f. "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was the 5th highest grossing movie of 2002. "Spider Man" was #1, "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" was #2, "Star Wars: Episode II--Attack of the Clones" was #3, and "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" was #4.
|The actress who plays Toula is married in real life to another actor in the movie. What role does her real-life husband play in the movie?||"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" #1
Mike. Ian Gomez plays Ian Miller's fellow teacher and best friend, Mike. Ian Gomez has had recurring character roles on "Felicity" and "The Drew Cary Show."
Voula. Andrea Martin stars as Aunt Voula.
27. Toula is describing her family to Ian and tells him she has 27 first cousins alone.
|Toula's father is upset when he finds out Toula has been dating Ian, a non-Greek. What does Toula's father call Ian?||"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" #1
Xeno. Toula's father says that Toula has finally met a boy, but not a nice Greek boy, no a "Xeno with long hairs on his head!" Xeno means "foreigner."
High school teacher. Toula visits Ian at his school after they are engaged.
Twice. The first time Ian sees Toula, at Dancing Zorba's, she is so entranced with him she can barely move. Ian is polite but indifferent. He sees her the second time while buying a hot dog outside the travel agency owned by her aunt. Ian waves and Toula freezes. When he turns away, she ducks behind a water cooler. The third time he sees her, while passing her aunt's travel agency, he finally goes inside and asks her out.
|At the beginning of the movie, Toula works at her family's restaurant. Where does Toula work after taking a computer seminar?||"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" #1
Olympus Travel. The name of the travel agency is never mentioned, but you see the sign above the agency more than once during the course of the movie.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson saw Ms. Vardalos performing a one-woman show based on the same theme. There are various other producers involved in a lesser capacity.
Nia Vardalos. The screenplay for this movie was written by Ms. Vardalos. She was paid only $100.00 for rights to the screenplay, but was offered the starring role as well.
Niko. Niko expressed interest in taking art courses like Toula took computer courses.