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
The board in the Scrabble game has several words relating to pregnancy and childbirth. In particular, one of the players somehow managed to play "episiotomy." See more »
There's a significant time discrepancy in the movie. Nina becomes pregnant during the "escapade in the kitchen," but by the time she starts feeling ill/concerned, nearly eight weeks has passed - two weeks before the termites attack, four weeks to sell the house, then ten more days to move out, then one more day before visiting the doctors. This is over 7 and a half weeks (assuming it takes 0 days to fumigate and put the house up for sale). This is a fairly unrealistic amount of time for a mature woman to begin questioning things. Then, at the doctor's George says they haven't done any thing for six weeks - to which Nina asks, "what about that escapade in the kitchen?" They're both quite off in their timing. See more »
Mr Habeeb, this is not a piece of land. This is my home and I'm gonna be a father again and I don't want to bring my baby home to a condo on the beach! I wanna drive down that street and I wanna pull into this driveway and I wanna honk my horn...
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That is one of my favorite lines, followed by "and pack up your things and hit the road! And don't trample the daisies!" Or he says something like that.
Anyway. I went and saw this in theaters and amazingly enough, I really liked it. One of the best Steve Martin films next to Bowfinger and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. I enjoyed the acting, I enjoyed the story and everything else about this movie that made it great. It wasn't a comedy going from one zinger to the next but something well thought out and well written.
If your looking for a lite movie with some fun, I recommend seeing this movie.
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