Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding are examples of two movies that
touch upon the topic of marriages of two cultures.
In Fools Rush In, the two cultures of Mexico and the
upper class from the eastern seaboard are joined.
In My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the cultures of Greece and
the upper class of Chicago are
Like Fools Rush In, My Big
Fat Greek Wedding shows a family-oriented culture where everyone gets
together often and these get-togethers are often loud and busy.
This is unlike the cultures of the families of the male characters in
each movie. The families are quiet and are not as eager to meet on
a regular basis, except on holidays as the Fools male lead character reveals.
These two movies have similarities in theme and succeed in treating
each one with humor.
Moreover, these two movies prove that
using well-known stars as well as unknown actors can work.