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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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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:

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

Gross:

$4,258,523 (Japan) (15 April 2005)
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During the filming in Thailand, the cast stayed on Nai Yang Beach, close to the airport in Phuket. They often drank at the little shack bars down on the beach, especially 'Mama Mia's'. In 2004, all of those bars and restaurants were destroyed in the Tsunami. The pianist at the JW Marriott in Phuket, Stuart Hopkins, who was also a regular at the bar made extensive attempts to contact the cast. In June 2005, a large package arrived for his attention. It was from Renée Zellweger containing many things such as T-shirts, caps, and a big movie poster signed by herself and other cast members. Over the years the bars on the beach were re-built, and the poster still hangs proudly in Mama Mia's bar as of August 2009. See more »

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At the Law Council dinner when Bridget goes into the bathroom to correct her makeup, the shot of her drying her face shows that it is clearly a double and not Renee Zelwegger. See more »

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Bridget Jones: Friends - they spend years trying to find you a boyfriend, but the moment you get one, they instantly tell you to dump him!
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Awful,awful and awful
23 November 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Bridget Jones returns in a second and incredibly pointless installment that sees her still struggling with her boring love life.

I hated this film, it had no redeeming qualities whatsoever, just a mindless, contrived and extremely painful film to watch. Colin Firth's character was terrible, as was Bridget Jones, with Renee Zelwegger putting on a lame British accent. The first film was OK, but this is just trying to make a bit of money off the first.

The jokes are poor and of incredibly bad taste, especially Hugh Grants one. Many females in the audience seemed to find this film hysterical, but I believe it was pure nonsense, a dive of a movie that should never have seen the light of day.


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