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After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.

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Storyline

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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Release Date:

19 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bridget Jones: L'âge de raison  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$652,772 (Japan) (18 March 2005)

Gross:

$4,258,523 (Japan) (15 April 2005)
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Trivia

All of the characters who appeared in the first Bridget Jones movie Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and who reappeared in this one were played by the same actor or actress with the exception of Mrs. Darcy who was played by Shirley Dixon replacing the late Charmian May who sadly passed away after the release of the first movie and before the making of the second movie commenced. 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 »

Quotes

Jeremy Paxman: Ah Daniel! Your Madrid piece was outstanding. Full of insights; really original.
Daniel Cleaver: [Walking with Bridget] Oh cheers Jeremy, thanks mate. Ya, I really appreciate that. Lads worked really hard on that one.
Daniel Cleaver: [Jeremy walks away] Tosser.
Daniel Cleaver: [to Bridget] Talking of which, how is Mark Darcy?
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References Footballers' Wives (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Not in Love
Written by Graham Gouldman (as Gouldman) and Eric Stewart (as Stewart)
Performed by 10CC
Courtesy of Mercury Records (London) Limited
Part of the Universal Music Group
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Lacking in every respect: story, dialog, acting, humor
5 March 2006 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. It is boring to death, the plot is uninteresting (if this can be even called a plot), and it tries to make up for its really bad dialog by putting as many references to having sex and f/s-words into each and every sentence. An additional problem is that there is no person in this film the viewer can develop sympathy for: Miss Jones is depicted as just too dumb to really feel compassion for, and Mr. Darcy is a block of ice. So the viewer is simply left alone with some story of two people he doesn't care a pence for. I thought this was being advertised as a somewhat funny movie - but honestly, David Letterman's horrible hosting of the Oscars was hilarious compared to this "movie". Don't see it - it's a waste of time and money.


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