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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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Same Bridget. Brand new diary. 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:

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

Gross:

$4,258,523 (Japan) (15 April 2005)
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Earned $8.7 million in its 530-theater opening weekend, setting the record of the highest-grossing limited release opening weekend. This record was broken seven years later by Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), which earned $12.8 million in its 425-theater debut. See more »

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When leaving for work on the second morning, Bridget is wearing the same spotty blouse she had on the day before. When she gets to the office she is wearing a pink jumper. See more »

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Daniel Cleaver: New York. the Big, Juicy Apple. The city that never sleeps with the same person two nights running. My favorite place in America, where Sex And The City isn't just a programme, it's a promise.
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What the World Needs Now Is Love
(Burt Bacharach (as Bacharach)/Hal David (as David))
Performed by Burt Bacharach and The Staple Singers
Courtesy of A&M Records Inc.
Part of the Universal Music Group
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Too bad Renee gained weight for this flop!
21 November 2004 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Were we supposed to care about any of these characters? Mark Darcy and Bridget were terrible together. They couldn't go even one scene without squabbling and picking at each other. How could the audience believe there could be anything enduring between them? Poor Renee! Gaining 30 pounds just to star in what was one of the most tedious movies I've ever seen. Perhaps the movie could have used the same director and screenwriter that the first one had. I really enjoyed the first BJ movie and was sorely disappointed by the second. I LOVE all the actors in this film, but I found myself embarrassed for them. The first movie was smart, witty, and fresh (screenwriting, please!) This predictable mess imploded under its own weight of countless, irritating apologies and shrill dialogue.


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