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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

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George Banks must deal not only with the pregnancy of his daughter, but also with the unexpected pregnancy of his wife.

Director:

Charles Shyer

Writers:

Albert Hackett (screenplay "Father's Little Dividend"), Frances Goodrich (screenplay "Father's Little Dividend") | 2 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Martin ... George Banks
Diane Keaton ... Nina Banks
Martin Short ... Franck Eggelhoffer
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Annie Banks-MacKenzie (as Kimberly Williams)
George Newbern ... Bryan MacKenzie
Kieran Culkin ... Matty Banks
BD Wong ... Howard Weinstein
Peter Michael Goetz ... John MacKenzie
Kate McGregor-Stewart ... Joanna MacKenzie (as Kate McGregor Stewart)
Jane Adams ... Dr. Megan Eisenberg
Eugene Levy ... Mr. Habib
Rebecca Chambers ... Young Woman at Gym
April Ortiz ... Olivia
Dulcy Rogers Dulcy Rogers ... Ava (the Beautician)
Kathy Anthony Kathy Anthony ... Beautician #2
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Storyline

In this sequel to "Father of the Bride", George Banks must accept the reality of what his daughter's ascension from daughter to wife, and now, to mother means when placed into perspective against his own stage of life. As the comfortable family unit starts to unravel in his mind, a rapid progression into mid-life crisis is in his future. His journey to regain his youth acts as a catalyst for a kind of "rebirth" of his attitude on life when he and his wife, Nina, find how their lives are about to change as well. Written by Scott Jentsch

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Taglines:

Just When His World Is Back To Normal... He's In For The Surprise Of His Life! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brudens far 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$76,594,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The line, "I have a brilliant-beyond-brilliant idea," uttered by George Banks regarding the sale of their house, is also spoken in The Parent Trap (1998) by Hallie, the American twin, regarding the girls' identity switch. Both movies were written in part by Nancy Meyers. See more »

Goofs

It is incorrectly regarded as a goof that Nina and George's baby could not be big and plump because she delivered approximately 4 weeks early. Not all premature babies are small, and it is possible to have a pre-term newborn that weighs 8lbs or more, especially since women over the age of 35 (like Nina) are more likely to have babies that are larger than average. See more »

Quotes

[Annie is in labor. Dragging sleeping George out by the head. Drops head and looks around]
Franck Eggelhoffer: Gee, I could change this room... THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO THINK ABOUT THIS FRANCK!
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Connections

Referenced in The Parent Trap (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Remembering Annie
Written by Alan Silvestri
Performed by Phillip Ingram
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Not as good as the first, but still great fun.
18 October 2001 | by famousgir1See all my reviews

In the sequel to the brilliant Father Of The Bride, Nina Banks and her daughter Annie are both pregnant and George Banks, being his usual nervous self has to learn to get used to the idea that he's going to be a father again AND a grandfather.

The whole cast including, Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams and Martin Short are all back here giving good performances.

Even though Father Of The Bride Part II is not as good as the first Father Of The Bride, this is still a great movie which is enjoyable and fun all the way through and that's why I'm going to give this good sequel a 10/10.


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