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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  8 December 1995 (USA)
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In this sequel, George Banks deals not only with the pregnancy of his daughter, but also with the unexpected pregnancy of his wife.

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In this sequel to "Father of the Bride", George Banks must accept the reality of what his daughter's ascension from daughter to wife, and now, to mother means when placed into perspective against his own stage of life. As the comfortable family unit starts to unravel in his mind, a rapid progression into mid-life crisis is in his future. His journey to regain his youth acts as a catalyst for a kind of "rebirth" of his attitude on life when he and his wife, Nina, find how their lives are about to change as well. Written by Scott Jentsch

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Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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£4,239,588 (UK) (15 March 1996)
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In this film, a character played by Steve Martin believes at 52 he can't be a father, years later in real life Steve Martin was 67 when he had his first child. See more »

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On the basketball court, they do a timeline montage. When Anne is grown and pregnant, George is wearing the khaki pants and tan sweater; when they go back in time to when Anne was 4 years old, he is wearing the same clothes. In the middle of the montage, when they show Anne as a teenager, George is wearing different clothes. See more »

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Matty Banks: I'm, 4-foot 6, I don't shave, I don't have a job, and I'm gonna be an uncle. Is there something weird about that?
George Banks: Finally, someone who thinks like I do.
Nina Banks: Oh, yeah, a 12 year old.
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On the Sunny Side of the Street
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A Well-Done Sequel!
19 March 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A sequel to immensely likable Father of the Bride, 'Father of the Bride Part II' is A Well-Done Sequel! Its enjoyable as well as emotional!

'Father of the Bride Part II' Synopsis: George Banks must accept the reality of what his daughter's ascension from daughter to wife, and now, to mother means when placed into perspective against his own stage of life.

'Father of the Bride Part II' is worthy sequel of a wonderful prequel. The characters still appeal, the humor works & the emotional moments are heartfelt as well. Nancy Meyers & Charles Shyer's Screenplay is genuinely well-done. Charles Shyer's Direction, on the other-hand, is good. Cinematography & Editing are fair.

Performance-Wise: Steve Martin is lovable. He reprises his part of a loving/possessive dad commendably. Diane Keaton is flawless, yet again. Kimberly Williams-Paisley is cute. George Newbern is sincere. Kieran Culkin is adequate. Martin Short entertains.

On the whole, 'Father of the Bride Part II' is a satisfying sequel.


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