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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 July 2003 (USA)
Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.

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Sassy postgrad Elle Woods is all about animal rights. In fact, she puts her nuptial plans on hold to head to Washington D.C. to get an anti-animal testing bill passed. Her building's doorman quickly shows her the ways and workings of our nation's capital. Written by Anonymous

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,220,670 (USA) (4 July 2003)

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$865,378 (Brazil) (28 November 2003)
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Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Coolidge, Jessica Cauffiel, Alanna Ubach, and Bruce Thomas' first sequel. See more »

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Not horrendously bad, but far from good
7 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I loved the original Legally Blonde, and I knew going into this movie that it wouldn't be as good as the original. My only solace lies in the thought that this could have been so much worse than it was.

First, LB2 relied too much on the Elle-Woods-Fish-Out-Of-Water plot. It should have portrayed the main character as being savvy enough to take advantage of the fact that her opponents always underestimated her. After all, she's been out of law school a couple of years already, surely she'd have learned that much, right?

Second, the plot itself was too contrived. There wasn't a single believable character in the show, and Witherspoon was just a caricature of the original movie's heroine.

But I still managed to enjoy most of the show. I even chuckled in a couple of scenes. But I winced at far too many other scenes, and the climactic speech to Congress was abominable.

I've seen worse remakes than this, but I think the producers missed an opportunity to make a good film instead of a knock-off.


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