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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.

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John Pasquin

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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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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

Miss Congeniality (2000) was supposed to include a storyline in which Gracie Hart's mother was killed in the line of duty. The storyline was included in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When talking about his work in the theatre with his kidnappers, Stan Fields states that he played the character of Iago, in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night". The character of Iago appears in "Othello", not "Twelfth Night". 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

The major end credits are presented as Las Vegas neon signs. See more »

Connections

Follows Miss Congeniality (2000) See more »

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Out of Control
Written by Dave Alvin
Performed by Dave Alvin
Courtesy of Yep Roc Records
By arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Funny, but not as great as the first.
15 March 2005 | by nerissarbfanSee all my reviews

I saw this movie at a special screening last night. While being a big fan of the first movie, I was fairly excited to see the second. After I saw it, I thought it was OK. Not as clever and original as the first, but still very entertaining. The second had a lot more laughs, slapstick, and funny bits...however I'd say it lacked in plot. EVERYTHING was predictable, and you knew what would happen the moment the movie started--not like in the first movie, which was more inventive and unpredictable to a certain degree.

Also, I was a bit disappointed with the cast (especially Benjamin Bratt not returning). Shatner, whom I looked forward to seeing, was hardly in it--so that was another disappointment. The other actors and actresses were OK. Sandra Bullock was great though, and she really held the film together with her comedic attitude. A 10 for her performance! Besides getting some very huge laughs from Diedrich Bader (who played Bullock's personal stylist),Shatner, and Sandra Bullock, there wasn't much else to offer in the acting department.

However I will say most of this movie was hilarious, even if it lacked in other things. I definitely recommend seeing it, as it will probably be the funniest movie of the year. If you're in the mood to see a very funny, laugh a minute-ride, you should definitely check it out in the theater! But don't get your hopes up for this being better than the first.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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