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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 24 March 2005 (USA)
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After Cheryl Frasier (Heather Burns) and Stan Fields (William Shatner) are kidnapped, Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) goes undercover in Las Vegas, Nevada to find them.

Director:

John Pasquin

Writers:

Marc Lawrence (characters), Katie Ford (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Gracie Hart
Regina King ... Sam Fuller
Enrique Murciano ... Jeff Foreman
William Shatner ... Stan Fields
Ernie Hudson ... FBI Asst. Director Harry McDonald
Heather Burns ... Cheryl Frasier
Diedrich Bader ... Joel Meyers
Treat Williams ... FBI Asst. Director Walter Collins
Abraham Benrubi ... Lou Steele
Nick Offerman ... Karl Steele
Eileen Brennan ... Carol Fields
Elisabeth Röhm ... Agent Janet McKaren
Leslie Grossman ... Pam
Lusia Strus ... Janine
Molly Gottlieb Molly Gottlieb ... Priscilla
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Storyline

Because of the notoriety she gained from the Miss United States pageant, Gracie Hart's (Sandra Bullock's) life as an undercover F.B.I. Agent is over. In addition, Agent Eric Matthews (Benjamin Bratt) broke off their relationship which she did not take well. Begrudgingly on the advice her boss, F.B.I. Assistant Director Harry McDonald (Ernie Hudson), Gracie decides to become the F.B.I.'s media relations officer. Ten months later with the assistance of style coach Joel Meyers (Diedrich Bader) and a best-selling book behind her about her experience, Gracie becomes a designer-clad media darling and the made-up face of the F.B.I. The new Gracie is the exact opposite of Agent Sam Fuller (Regina King), a woman who, like Gracie before her pageant experience, has deep seated anger issues. The two do not get along, but that doesn't stop McDonald from assigning Sam to be Gracie's bodyguard. The two are sent to Las Vegas, Nevada when Gracie's friend, reigning Miss United States Cheryl Frasier (... Written by Huggo

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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

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Trivia

Gracie's tough bodyguard, Sam Fuller, shares her name with a Hollywood maverick Samuel Fuller, who directed many of its grittiest action movies. See more »

Goofs

When Stan and Cheryl are being rescued from the sinking ship Stan grabs the tied up Cheryl and says he will not leave without her. She is supposed to have her hands tied behind her around a post, but Stan is able to pull her arm away from the post. You can see a rope around her wrist but she is not tied to her other hand. She quickly pulls it back behind her. You can see how tightly her hands are supposed to be tied behind her when they do the underwater scene of Gracie trying to untie her hands. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[FBI agents in a Jim & Dan's Fine Foods van on their way to the bank for a sting operation]
Clonsky: Hey Hart, can you give me Miss Arizona's number?
Gracie Hart: Why would I do that Clonsky?
Clonsky: Cause she needs a man in her life.
Gracie Hart: Yeah, where do you fit in?
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Crazy Credits

A number of songs are listed as being "from" other movies, including a number of Sandra Bullock films. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Delocated: Mixer (2010) See more »

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Miss United States
Written by Marc Lawrence and Clyde Lawrence
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Can't Beat the Original!
26 December 2006 | by jaddison383See all my reviews

This movie was not bad. This movie was not stupid. It was not a travesty. It was not a black mark. It was a sequel. And it filled that role quite well.

Sandra Bullock returned in Miss Congeniality 2, thankfully, and really completely saved it. There was a rumor going around that they weren't going to use her in the sequel, but luckily they realized their mistake. Ms. Bullock makes the show worth watching all by herself. Though she did have an OK ensemble to work with (particularly Heather Burns and Regina King), this is her show, and hers alone. Without her, it could easily have become all of the above listed things.

But it's not! It's really not bad, and has some genuine laughs along the way, with an especially funny drag queen scene. So, if you're a fan of the original, go see it. It won't compare to the first, and never could have, but it is still worth seeing. 5/10 stars for me.

Jay Addison


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss Congeniality: Armed and Fabulous See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,043,215, 27 March 2005

Gross USA:

$48,478,006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,393,569
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