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“Father of the Bride” House Ranked No. 2 on a List of “Top Ten Movie Mansions”

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Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 10:37 AM

A Pasadena colonial style home used in the filming of Steve Martin’s “Father of the Bride” in 1991 ranked number two on a list of the “Top Ten Movie Mansions,” according to a list compiled by Homes.com that was released today.

Built in 1925, the five-bedroom, four bath home was also used in the 1995 sequel “Father of the Bride II” in 1995 and in 2005 “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” starring the late Bernie Mac.

The house has a spacious backyard, according to Homes.com, complete with an arbor that was built specifically for “Father of the Bride’s” wedding scene, which was also used in the “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” vow renewal scene.

The number one ranked home as the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., used for the 1994 family film, “Richie Rich,” starring Macauley Culkin as the richest boy in the world.

Touted as the world’s largest home, the Biltmore Estate has 250 rooms. It was built by George Vanderbilt in 1895 and is still family-owned. It is open to the public for tours year-round and is especially known for its Christmas décor.

A Santa Barbara mansion used in Al Pacino’s 1989 film, “Scarface” was ranked number six on Homes.com’s list. Built in Built in 1906, the almost 10,000 square foot, Roman-style mansion, features dramatic landscaping with a pool and fountains both inside and outside.

From affordable houses to luxurious estates, condos and more, Homes.com features more than four million property listings and a user-friendly format. Visitors to the Homes.com blog will find a collection of content and posts on DIY projects, painting, gardening and more.

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