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Sex and the City 2 (2010)

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While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Carrie Bradshaw
Kristin Davis ... Charlotte York
Cynthia Nixon ... Miranda Hobbes
Kim Cattrall ... Samantha Jones
Minglie Chen ... Bergdorf Salesgirl
Chris Noth ... Mr. Big
David Eigenberg ... Steve
Evan Handler ... Harry
Alexandra Fong Alexandra Fong ... Lily
Parker Fong Parker Fong ... Lily
Mario Cantone ... Anthony
Willie Garson ... Stanford
Noah Mills ... Nicky
Liza Minnelli ... Liza Minnelli
Billy Stritch Billy Stritch ... Band Leader
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Storyline

Two years have passed since Carrie Bradshaw finally bagged John "Mr. Big" Preston, the man she was always meant to be with. Just as her friend Charlotte must deal with her young daughter's "terrible two's", Carrie must deal with her relationship taking a turn for the worse - Big likes to watch old black-and-white movies on TV and eat take-out food, which prevents Carrie from feeling like the free-wheeling party girl she used to be. Meanwhile, Miranda copes with a new boss that can't handle an intelligent, powerful woman, and Samantha works a public relations angle that gets the fashionable foursome an all-expense-paid trip to Abu Dhabi. Written by The Massie Twins

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Rated R for some strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

27 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex and the City 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,001,870, 30 May 2010

Gross USA:

$95,347,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$288,347,692
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1.85 : 1
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When Samantha makes a comment about Charlotte's Irish nanny not wearing a bra, she says, "you mean Erin go bra-less". "Erin Go Bragh" is an Irish saying, that means "Ireland Forever". See more »

Goofs

From the time we first see Carrie in her "best man" outfit to the time she and Big arrive at the wedding, Carrie's hairstyle changes. It is not slicked back and she does not have a braid. Perhaps we are meant to think she changed it, maybe opting for a simpler style (something easier to redo) after she and Big spent the hour in bed, but it is not addressed in the film. See more »

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Samantha Jones: [hearing that Charlotte wants to buy her children gifts, which might make them miss their flight] Buy them some *crap* at the airport!
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On To Washington
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The Good and The Bad
30 May 2010 | by jullashanghaviSee all my reviews

After seeing the first Sex and the City movie, and finding it OKAY, I decided to take a stab at the second film. I am a huge fan of the HBO series, so i was naturally excited...

THE GOOD: Yes, there were some funny moments, and some nice things to look at (clothes, design, men). I liked most of the music choices, and I did enjoy the first 20 minutes or so of the film because it seemed as though it would be building up to something interesting, but just these few things alone could not have made a good enough movie for one of the best shows to ever air on television.

THE BAD: This movie had a lot of downfalls. Lets start with the plot (or lack there of). The audience was treated to four women that constantly complained about their "problems". I am not saying that their issues were not legitimate to regular women, but they did not present these issues in a way that would create an interesting plot..they were just seemingly simple problems that were over dramatized and annoying to listen to (lackluster marriage, boring job, declining hormones, having children...) In the middle of these "problems" we get to see how rich they are with their maids/nannys, change of expensive clothes every 4 minutes and fancy homes. All these things made it hard to sympathize with them. Yes, in the show we saw their lavish lifestyle, but this film was rubbing it in the audience's face, and it was a main part of the "storyline" when it really shouldn't have been. (plus, a lot of the clothing choices were NOT good)

It seemed as though they threw in the idea of going to Abu Dhabi just to make things interesting, but it just made things worse. I felt as though there was a mocking/ undermining quality to the way they portrayed middle eastern customs... But more importantly (to me) is the fact that when i think of the show and its title "Sex in the CITY" I think of that city as NYC, NOT Abu Dhabi (really, what were they thinking?)

Overall, i felt like this was a poorly executed film that had little resemblance to the show... I feel cheated.


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