Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) Poster


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Version of 

Pride and Prejudice (1938) (TV Movie)
Pride and Prejudice (1952) (TV Mini-Series)
Pride and Prejudice (1958) (TV Series)
De vier dochters Bennet (1961) (TV Mini-Series)
Pride and Prejudice (1967) (TV Series)
Pride and Prejudice (1980) (TV Mini-Series)
Pride and Prejudice (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Lost in Austen (2008) (TV Mini-Series)


Brief Encounter (1945)
Hugh Grant's falling into water scene references Trevor Howard's falling into water while (badly) rowing Celia Johnson on a similar lake in a similar looking boat, after which, they too fall to laughing. In addition, this reference hints that Bridget and Daniel's romance will only be a brief encounter.
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)
The closing song, "Have you Met Miss Jones" was featured in the 1955 classic "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes". The music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and sung by Rudy Vallee.
Peter Gunn (1958) (TV Series)
Feminette (1982) (Short)
The Jerry Springer Show (1991) (TV Series)
Wayne's World (1992)
Pride and Prejudice (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Notting Hill (1999)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Renée Zellweger/Eve (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
It's Your New Year's Eve Party (2001) (TV Special)
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
This movie is mentioned in Kuutamolla (2002).
Sweethearts: Episode #1.240 (2002) (TV Episode)
Brigitte Monti goes to a fake party dressed in a Playboy bunny costume. This is almost exactly like the scene Bridget.
12 Stories About Eileen (2003) (Short)
Love Actually (2003)
In 'Love Actually' when Hugh Grant's character, The Prime Minister, picks up the call from his sister he says "I'm very busy and important". Bridget says the same thing to Grant's character in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) during their instant-message war.
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Announcer mentions Renée Zellweger's prior nominations
Gilmore Girls: Pulp Friction (2005) (TV Episode)
Rory jokes about Renée Zellweger gaining weight to play a role.
Joni's Promise (2005)
An interviwee in the film mentions this film.
Edgemont: Never Play Poker with a Man Named Doc (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh refers to the film.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Gil Mayo Mysteries: Episode #1.8 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kite in dialog with the rest of the team.
The Office: Product Recall (2007) (TV Episode)
referenced by Kelly
Ugly Betty: East Side Story (2007) (TV Episode)
This is another one of the many romantic comedies that Diane mentions.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.13 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jonathan asks Renée a question about the film.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Skins: Sketch (2008) (TV Episode)
At the end of the episode, Anwar (Dev Patel) uses "the complete filmography of Hugh Grant since '92... to slow things down".
The Cult of...: Hamish Macbeth (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Greek: The Popular Vote (2008) (TV Episode)
Cappie calls Rusty Bridget Jones
Getaway: Cheap and Cheerful: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dermott Brereton in a story on the St. Christopher's Inns in Southwark, London.
12 Men of Christmas (2009) (TV Movie)
Will's broken engagment under the same circumstances as Mark Darcy's divorce
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.68 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "A Performer's Education"
The Apprentice: Music Makeover (2010) (TV Episode)
"Bridget Jones's knickers" mentioned by Sharon
United States of Tara: Doin' Time (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.163 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $500 question
The Gruen Transfer: Deodorant (2010) (TV Episode)
In the Endorse Me segment, one of the panellists suggests Kevin Rudd could endorse Bridget Jones 3, because he's sitting at home on his own eating ice cream and listening to Céline Dion singing All By Myself.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #9.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bridget Jones as a film character is included in a $5,000 question
Tango: Bad dog (2010) (TV Episode)
This film's title is mentioned
The Big Bang Theory: The Love Car Displacement (2011) (TV Episode)
Raj wants to watch the movie on TCM.
From Prada to Nada (2011)
Nora tells Edward that she cares about him at his engagement party, moments before his fiance calls him back to the party. This is almost exactly like the scene in the earlier film when Bridget tells Mark she cares for him just as Natasha comes looking for him so they can announce their engagement.
Maltin on Movies: Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Gruen Transfer: Sports Betting (2011) (TV Episode)
In the Ad Crunch segment, Bridget Taylor talks about the scene from Bridget Jones's Diary where Coca-Cola have a big digital billboard saying "Run Bridget Run".
The Big Bang Theory: The Wiggly Finger Catalyst (2011) (TV Episode)
Leonard asks Raj: "Did you watch 'Bridget Jones' again?"
Homecoming (2012)
mentioned by Deena
More All My Children: Episode #1.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Amy Laurent wonders how many times women have made their partners sit through the film
Parks and Recreation: London: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Leslie looks at a brochure for Bridget Jones; "Love, Actually"; and "Notting Hill" tours of London.
That Awkward Moment (2014)
mentioned in dialogue


Frasier (1993) (TV Series)
Pushing Tin (1999)

Featured in 

The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 52
Pride and Prejudice Revisited (2005) (TV Movie)
clips are shown in documentary
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip used
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its title character.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.13 (2007) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Cinemania: Ypalliloi en drasei! (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song All By Myself.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.30 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during a montage of Colin Firth's films
The Hour: Episode #7.42 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Salman Rushdie's bio segment.
Miss Representation (2011)
Short clip of Bridget on bed laughing.
Ted (2012)
After the break-up, Ted says that Lori should be watching the film while eating ice cream (we see it in the next scene). Later, Norah Jones plays a song which is actually in the soundtrack of Bridget Jones's
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 31 in the Countdown


The Big Pile (1985) (Short)
Titanic (1997)

Spoofed in 

Date Movie (2006)
One of the characters is named "Bridget Jones."
Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts (2006) (TV Episode)
When Tosh is wearing the mind-reading necklace a woman passes by whose thoughts are a line from Bridget Jones's Diary.

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