The ultimate My Big Fat Greek Wedding quiz!

J.P. Naomi

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What happens when a Greek woman from an overbearing family falls in love with a non-Greek? Take this quiz to remember all of your favorite moments from this hysterical film!

In which year was the premiere of My Big Fat Greek Wedding?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding was released on August 2, 2002. It was rated PG and ran for 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Who wrote the story of My Big Fat Greek Wedding?

The film was written by Nia Vardalos and produced by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, and Rita Wilson. The director was Joel Zwick.

What is the name of Nia Vardalos' character?

Toula is a nickname for Fotoula. Nia Vardalos not only wrote the story for the movie, but starred in the lead role!

What is the last name of Toula's family?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding brought in more than $597,000 at the box office during its opening weekend. It was distributed by IFC Films and HBO Films.

What is the name of the family's restaurant?

Dancing Zorba's was the family restaurant where Toula has to work and help out. She is disgruntled by this sense of duty because she wants more out of life.

What is the name of Toula's sister?

Athena is portrayed by actress Stavroula Logothettis. She was born in Athens, Greece, and has been in several films, but she is best known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

How old is Toula in My Big Fat Greek Wedding?

Toula is 30 and slightly depressed about the fact that her sister Athena is 33 and already married with babies. She fears she will never meet the right guy.

What is the name of Toula's father?

Gus Portokalos is portrayed by Michael Constantine. He is an American actor of Greek descent, born on May 22, 1927. He is still active as of 2016.

Who is the mother of Toula?

Maria Portokalos is a traditional Greek wife and mother. She holds Greek tradition very near to her heart, while trying to embrace some American traditions where they live.

Which actress plays the role of Maria Portokalos?

Lainie Kazan was born on May 15, 1940. She is an American actress and singer, born in Brooklyn, New York!

In which city does My Big Fat Greek Wedding take place?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding was filmed mostly in Toronto, Canada, but some scenes were filmed in Chicago, Illinois. There were 12 filming locations in total.

Gus is generally distraught because he wants Toula to do what?

Gus often argues with his wife Maria that Toula needs to find a Greek man and settle down. Until then, she must continue working at the family restaurant and live at home with them.

What is the name of Toula's love interest in My Big Fat Greek Wedding?

Ian is a tall, handsome man with flowing locks. He appears to be enamored with Toula also, despite her disheveled appearance.

What is Ian's last name?

Ian Miller comes from a nice, simple American family. Toula spends a lot of time trying to explain the many Greek traditions to him throughout the film.

Where does Toula first see Ian?

She first sees him as a customer at Dancing Zorba's and immediately becomes nervous because she finds him so attractive. He loves the restaurant, not knowing that it is her family's restaurant.

What is Ian's profession?

Producers spent about $5 million on the film's budget. In total, just one year after the release of the film, they had grossed more than $241 million.

Which famous actor plays the role of Ian Miller?

John Corbett was born on May 9, 1961, in West Virginia. He is not only an actor but also a country music singer. He is also known for playing Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend, Aidan, in Sex and the City.

What type of classes does Toula want to take?

Toula wants to become better on the computer so she can advance her career outside of Dancing Zorba's. She does not want to be stuck working at the family restaurant forever.

Maria and who else help convince Gus to allow Toula to take computer classes?

Aunt Voula is portrayed by actress Andrea Martin. She was born on January 15, 1947, in Portland, Maine.

After gaining some computer skills, where does Toula go to work?

Toula has a transformation - wearing better clothes, wearing makeup, and trading in her glasses for contacts. She has more confidence and is loving her career outside of Dancing Zorba's.

Why is Gus so against Toula dating Ian?

Gus orders Toula to end her relationship with Ian. He tries to set her up on several dates with Greek men, but Ian and Toula keep seeing each other.

Since Toula lives at home with her parents, she and Ian can only do what?

Toula and Ian make out in his car, but she always cuts it short and gets out of the car to go home. This scene repeats multiple times, showing the growing frustration of their romance!

What is the name of Ian's father?

Rodney Miller is portrayed by actor Bruce Gray. Bruce was born on September 7, 1936, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but he is a Canadian actor.

What is the name of Ian's mother?

Harriet Miller is portrayed by actress Fiona Reid. She is an English-born Canadian television and stage actress, born in 1951.

What is the Greek work for Grandma?

Yiayia is portrayed by actress Bess Meisler. She keeps a low but comical profile throughout the film.

What does Ian do in order to become Greek and be welcomed into the family?

Ian agrees to be baptized in the Greek Orthodox Church. Gus lets go of his grudge against Ian and finally welcomes him into the family.

What does Aunt Voula decide to cook, when she learns that Ian doesn't eat meat?

Aunt Voula is stunned when she learns that Ian doesn't eat meat. The whole room stops talking and looks, and she says, "Oh, that's ok. I make lamb!"

Gus determines that the name Miller actually comes from the Greek word "milo," which means what?

Gus believes the Greek way is the only way! He has a very traditional outlook on life and the way everyone should behave. He decides that Miller is related to the Greek "milo," which means "apple."

Gus also mentions that the name Portokalos comes from the Greek word "portokali," which means what?

"So, okay? Here tonight, we have, ah, apple and orange. We all different, but in the end, we all fruit." This was his speech at the wedding of Toula and Ian, in the end showing his love for both and accepting this non-traditional Greek-American bond, joining the Miller apples with the Portokalos oranges.

What does Gus put on any type of ailment?

Gus is seen throughout the film with a bottle of Windex by his side. Any time someone gets hurt, he sprays Windex at them.

What gift does Harriet bring to Maria at the party?

Never before had Maria seen a Bundt cake. "It's a cake! I know! Thank you! Thank you very, very much." Then she turns to Aunt Freida and says, "There's a hole in this cake!"

What is the name of Toula's brother?

Nick Portokalos is portrayed by actor Louis Mandylor. He was born Louis Theodosopoulos on September 13, 1966, in Melbourne, Australia.

Maria says, "Greek women, we may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are..." what in the bedroom?

Maria gives Toula this advice, comparing Greek women to tigers, on the night before her wedding. Toula replies, "Eww. Please let that be the end of your speech."

What does "Eho tria orchidea" mean?

Toula's brother Nick tries to teach Ian some Greek... but fools him into thinking that he is welcoming everyone inside to eat dinner. Instead, everyone laughs at him because he has just said, with enthusiasm, "I have three testicles!"

After getting married, where do Toula and Ian live?

At the end of the film, the camera shows Toula walking with their 6-year-old daughter to Greek school. It is revealed that they live right next door to Toula's parents!

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