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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

PG  |   |  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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8 December 1995 (USA)  »

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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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When Annie moves in with her parents, George narrates that Nina was 4 weeks from her due date and Annie was 2 days passed hers. However, the due date given for Annie was July 26 and the due date given for Nina was Sept 4. If it is in fact 2 days after Annie's due date (making it July 28), it would be a little over 5 weeks away from Nina's due date - not 4 weeks as stated. 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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Not as good as the first, but good family fun
5 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is as thin as you can get. Its' emotions are easily played. There are no surprises. It is very predictable. And I say...so what? What is wrong with that? This is an American Dream movie. Everything goes perfectly and everyone is as happy as can be. Why should it be a complicated character study? It deals with the birth of babies. There's no complex feelings that need to be dealt with in this situation. A life is being created. A family is being blessed. A baby's birth is a time for love and hope. This movie has both in spades. It's a very positive movie that shows the joy a new baby brings. Every parent-to-be should watch it. A child's birth is an emotional event with no equal. This movie knows it and milks it for all its' worth. My only complaint is it should have been called Parents of the Bride. Way too much time is spent with the relationship between Steve Martin and Diane Keaton. There should have been more attention paid to Kimberly Williams. Not only were the scenes between her and Martin the best scenes in this and the original, but Kimberly Williams is the most beautiful actress to come out of Hollywood in many years. Forget all the blond, silicone filled, bimbos that every teenage boy raves about. Ms. Williams is a natural beauty that is a true role model for all young girls. She, and her character, is beautiful, intelligent, and has a heart of gold. Had her relationship with Martin been more focused, this sequel would have surpassed the original. While it doesn't do that, it is still a perfect film for the entire family to watch. *** out of ****.


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