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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  19 November 2004 (USA)
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After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.

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The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, strange contractor, and the worst vacation of her life. Written by lcheala@imdb.com

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The perfect boyfriend. The perfect life. What could posssibly go wrong? See more »

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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19 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bridget Jones: L'âge de raison  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,608,816 (UK) (5 November 2004)

Gross:

$4,258,523 (Japan) (15 April 2005)
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The book that Jed and Shazzer read on the plane is "The Beach" by Alex Garland that also partially takes place in Thailand. See more »

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In the sequence at the end where Bridget takes a black cab to go to the law chambers (and stops on the way to change her outside), two different cars are used, one with an H-reg numberplate and one with an N-reg numberplate. See more »

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Bridget Jones: Am late, with mad hair, and can barely breathe in scary knickers.
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References Footballers' Wives (2002) See more »

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recycled gags -- a plot
14 March 2005 | by (China) – See all my reviews

It seems that, now, even romantic comedies have gone the way of cookie-cutter action flicks in their being too formulaic.

Spare yourself watching this movie. The gist is this: the new Bridget Jones is a blubbery, stupid, awkward woman. She goes on various trips and social outings, never failing to fall down, make stupid comments, spill things on people, put her makeup on wrong, etc etc ad nassssseum. Think slapstick comedy. Think the Curly from the 3 stooges, getting bonked on the head for the 212th time. It gets old fast.

In the first movie, I think a lot of girls could sympathize with her flub-ups and awkwardness because Bridget was also witty and intelligent, in spite of her shortcomings. Only this time around she's pretty much just a waste of space.

Oh, by the way, there isn't actually any plot development for the movie. Just endless scenes of Bridget making a fool of herself.

They always say sequels are worse than the original movie, but I've never seen one so much abysmally worse than the first.


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