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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

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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Annie Banks-MacKenzie (as Kimberly Williams)
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Joanna MacKenzie (as Kate McGregor Stewart)
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Ava (the Beautician)
Kathy Anthony ...
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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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Just When His World Is Back To Normal... He's In For The Surprise Of His Life! See more »

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

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8 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Brudens far 2  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$76,594,000 (USA)
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When, George asked for his secretary to help him find famous celebrities who are older than him she mentions former president Bill Clinton being 31 days older than George, when in real life Steve Martin is actually 1 year and 5 days older than Bill Clinton. See more »

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When George is telling the family that he has sold the house and Mr. Habib has offered him $15,000 to be out of the house in 10 days, when Nina says 'George!' she is looking across her left shoulder, when in fact, George is straight ahead of her. See more »

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Gang Kid: [George sleeps after using 2 sleeping pills, and on there way to the hospital, his head is leaning on the window of the car] Hey wat up wit dat face, huh? Dat suppose to be me?
[the others in car chuckle]
Gang Kid: Ya gotta problem? Lozer?
Franck Eggelhoffer: [Franck roles down the window a little] No we do not have a problem, so leaf us alone!
Gang Kid: 'Leaf'? What are you a tree?
Franck Eggelhoffer: Ha, ha, ha, very funny, you are obviously a comodian
[pronounced Coe - Maw - Dee - Un]
Gang Kid: Hey what kinda accent is that man? What planet are ya from?
Franck Eggelhoffer: Vat Planet...
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At Last
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Etta James
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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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