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Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)

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Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch ... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.

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Sharon Maguire

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renée Zellweger ... Bridget
Gemma Jones ... Mum
Jim Broadbent ... Dad
Sally Phillips ... Shazzer
Julian Rhind-Tutt ... Fergus
Shirley Henderson ... Jude
Ben Willbond ... Giles
Paul Bentall Paul Bentall ... Minister
Colin Firth ... Mark
Agni Scott ... Camilla
Katia Elizarova ... Glamorous Looking Woman
Tom Rosenthal ... Josh - Researcher
Beattie Edmondson ... Laura (Young Assistant)
Laura Checkley Laura Checkley ... Susan - Floor Manager
Sarah Solemani ... Miranda
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Storyline

On her 43rd birthday, Bridget Jones is awoken by her mother who reminds her that her time to have children is running out. She goes to attend the funeral of Daniel Cleaver, who is presumed dead after a plane crash. While there, she sees her ex, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) and his new wife. They bump into one another somewhat awkwardly and then go their separate ways..

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Relationship Status: Beyond Complicated See more »

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Rated R for language, sex references and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bridget Jones 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,571,785, 16 September 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,252,420

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$211,952,420
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Emma Thompson, Gemma Jones, Shirley Henderson and Jim Broadbent have all appeared in the Harry Potter movies. All but Henderson portrayed members of the Hogwarts staff (she played the ghost of Myrtle Warren, known as "Moaning Myrtle"). See more »

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Bridget lives by London Bridge station and Mark says he lives in Ealing. In one scene, Bridget leaves her flat and walks to Mark's house. This would be a walk of more than 10 miles. See more »

Quotes

Jack: Come on, buddy. Why are you so angry?
Mark: You know what? I'm really not your buddy. And I don't know about vibes and negative energy or prenatal wind and even less about algorithms. So, I will confess that the laws of attraction are somewhat beyond me. In fact, Bridget defies compehension generally. But despite, or perhaps, owing to the bewildering litany of catasthophes I've witnessed over the last 40 years, I feel I've come to know Bridget rather well, and I've spent those years caring for her ...
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Crazy Credits

There's a picture a the very end of the credits showing Bridget, the child, and the father of the child all wearing Christmas Jumpers. See more »


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Mambo Italiano
Written by Bob Merrill
Performed by Carla Boni
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K., Ltd.
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For the fans, if they'll have it
14 December 2016 | by pauhaaSee all my reviews

Why did I watch this? I can't say I was ever a fan, I never read the books, but I have seen the original film many times. I re-watched it not long ago, and had to admit it had worn out for me, but that's probably my own fault. It's not meant to be seen every holiday season. Still, it has very good timing and it's bittersweet. Bridget Jones' Baby doesn't and isn't. It's dragging and it would make absolutely no sense to anyone not familiar with the first ones. The millennial characters are unfunny and implausible, the writing there is both patronizing and eager to please, like me following my friend's teenage son on Instagram and commenting YOLO. Pussy Riot and cats that look like Hitler... and the next minute jokes about human rights violations... So, I actually watched for the experience of a 40+ pregnant woman, of any glimpses of successfully acted emotions. And for Colin Firth, and possibly Emma Thompson, although I think I'd now like to forget she has screenplay credit in this. But still, what happened? Was everyone an amateur? It was like the characters from earlier films were all doing cameos. Renee Zellweger was playing herself playing her character 12 years later. No, she was standing in for herself in that role. Her voice was often barely audible, like she was really, really tired.


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