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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

George Banks must deal not only with the pregnancy of his daughter, but also with the unexpected pregnancy of his wife.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Annie Banks-MacKenzie (as Kimberly Williams)
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Joanna MacKenzie (as Kate McGregor Stewart)
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Dr. Megan Eisenberg
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Mr. Habib
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Young Woman at Gym
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Ava (the Beautician)
Kathy Anthony ...
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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8 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brudens far 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$76,594,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When George is holding his new daughter and grandson in the hospital the positioning of the blankets around the babies changes in the close shots and the wide shots. In one wide shot the baby boy's head is shown and it is obviously a plastic baby; the moving blankets is most likely to shield the plastic babies from the camera in the long shots. See more »

Quotes

Matty Banks: How would you like to go through life with the name Cooper Banks-Mackenzie? The kid's gonna sound like a law firm.
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Connections

Referenced in Game K N B: Episode dated 5 October 2006 (2006) See more »

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At Last
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Etta James
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Steve Martin is great in this movie.
9 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As much as I want to rag this movie, make fun of it, call it all kinds of names, belittle it, mock it and otherwise totally trash it, I can't and that is for one reason: Steve Martin. Mr. Martin saves this movie from cinematic oblivion, allows this movie to survive, function and prosper. He is proof that an actor can save a sorry script, can raise the level of a story, can make a movie watchable. Mr. Martin proves once again that he is arguably the finest comedy actor today. He can take the dumbest line and make it sound brilliant; he can take the most insipid scene and raise it to the level of comedy or drama. Kudos to Steve Martin for his sterling performance. As for the other star, Diane Keaton, her performance is wonderful too, but it is Mr. Martin who carries this movie and once again proves that he is the star.


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