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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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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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Trivia

When the movie opened, aspiring country singer Brad Paisley went to see it in the hopes that an ex-girlfriend he'd seen the first "Father of the Bride" remake with would be there. She didn't show, but as he told an Atlanta radio station later, he sat in the theater watching the lead actress and thought to himself, "I could marry a girl like her." A few years later, he not only married a girl like her, he married that particular girl - actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where George shows Nina his new hair and they are sitting on the floor, the water from the rain is dripping from the ceiling, when in fact they are in a 2 story house, so any water would drip from the upstairs ceiling not the downstairs. See more »

Quotes

George Banks: I have to admit, having Franck at the house did help. Although I had no idea what he did there all day.
Franck Eggelhoffer: [Marching] Do the baby 'vorkout'! Make those babies gleefull! Oh, that's good. Little tin soldiers. Happy tin soldiers. Richt. And now with an attitude.
[throws head back]
Franck Eggelhoffer: Hello! Who you? Get 'avay'! I don't like 'vat' you say!
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Soundtracks

On the Sunny Side of the Street
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Performed by Steve Tyrell
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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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