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Legally Blonde 2 (2003)

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 July 2003 (USA)
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Elle Woods heads to Washington, D.C. to join the staff of a Representative in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.

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Amanda Brown (characters), Eve Ahlert (story) | 3 more credits »
3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reese Witherspoon ... Elle Woods
Sally Field ... Congresswoman Rudd
Regina King ... Grace Rossiter
Jennifer Coolidge ... Paulette Parcelle
Bruce McGill ... Stanford Marks
Dana Ivey ... Libby Hauser
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Reena Giuliani
Jessica Cauffiel ... Margot
Alanna Ubach ... Serena McGuire
J Barton ... Timothy McGinn
Stanley Anderson ... Michael Blaine
Bruce Thomas ... UPS Guy
Bob Newhart ... Sid Post
Luke Wilson ... Emmett Richmond
Ruth Williamson ... Madeline Kroft
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Storyline

Sassy postgrad Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) 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.

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Reese Witherspoon and Jack McGee appeared in Overnight Delivery (1998). See more »

Goofs

The chamber that the House of Representatives meets in does not have assigned seating or desks at every seat. See more »

Quotes

Stanford Marks: You're the girl with the perfumed poo-poo bags, aren't you?
Elle: Actually I'm the woman with the scented waste receptacles, but yes
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) See more »

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Atomic Dog (Dogs of the World Unite Remix)
Written by George Clinton (as George Clinton Jr.), Garry Shider, David Spradley
Performed by George Clinton featuring Coolio
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Coolio appears courtesy of Dragon Riders, Inc.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Not horrendously bad, but far from good
7 July 2003 | by SteverinoAlaRenoSee 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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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Legally Blonde 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,220,670, 6 July 2003

Gross USA:

$90,186,328

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$124,914,842
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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