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 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 ... 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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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Jennifer Hudson's character didn't return for this film. Hudson herself still featured in the film, as she recorded the original song "Love is Your Color" for the production. See more »

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When Carrie first meets Aidan, he picks her up, and her large bag disappears and reappears several times. See more »

Quotes

Carrie Bradshaw: So does he really get to cheat?
Stanford Blatch: Yes, but only in the 45 states where our marriage isn't legal.
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Featured in Trailer Failure: Sex and the City 2, Frozen (2010) See more »

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Feels Like the First Time
Written by Mick Jones (as Michael L. Jones)
Produced by Ali Dee (as Ali Dee Theodore)
Performed by Daoud Heidami
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Possibly the worst film I've seen all year
7 July 2010 | by janetgoodmanSee all my reviews

WARNING: a few *small* spoilers.

The previous review says it all - but I still feel it necessary to add my two cents.

I, too, was a huge fan of the series...if only because the characters were interesting, and it was so refreshing to listen to realistic female characters discuss taboo topics such as sex.

I forced myself to watch the first movie. That was bad. This one...even worse. The characters have become utterly superficial, materialistic (in a way that's practically nauseating given the current state of the economy) - and completely 2 dimensional. The writing - cartoony and juvenile. Honestly, Carrie's the worst - the way the character acted in the film, I would personally have recommended that Mr. Big file for divorce. (Complaining because he wants to stay home and watch movies together, then forcing him to leave a party--that she dragged him to--early because he had a conversation with another woman?) Jeez.

As for Samantha - that character's gone completely over the top - sex crazed in a way that went way past racy and into plain vulgar.

Combine that with the incongruity of throwing the characters into a completely unrealistic situation (heading to Abu Dahbi?), and then disrespect that they show to Arab culture....well, this movie COULD NOT have been worse. Thank goodness that there's no way they'll make STC3. At least, I really, really hope not. How this ever could have been green lighted for production is totally beyond my comprehension.


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Release Date:

27 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sex and the City 2 See more »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,001,870, 30 May 2010

Gross USA:

$95,347,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,745,055
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