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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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Helen Fielding (screenplay), Dan Mazer (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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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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One Little Bump. One Big Question. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Digital | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The events of the film take place before author Helen Fielding's novel "Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy". See more »

Goofs

When Jack takes over carrying Bridget to the hospital, he leaves his motorcycle helmet on his bike. He then carries her together with Mark and does not have his helmet when they enter the hospital. Later, when he is waiting in the hospital, his helmet has magically joined him there. See more »

Quotes

Mark: You can do this. You can. We can do it together. Just think what life's thrown at you already. You've turned disasters into triumphs with your sheer, joyful, indefatigable, infectuous lust for life. You've managed this entire pregnancy almost entirely on your own, despite a lunatic mother, repressed men, and boyfriends who don't deserve you.
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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 »

Connections

References The Mrs. Merton Show: Episode #1.1 (1995) See more »

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Written by Mikey Goldsworthy (as Michael Goldsworthy), Kid Harpoon (as Thomas Hull), Olly Alexander (as Oliver Thornton) and Emre Turkmen (as Resul Turkmen)
Performed by Years & Years
Courtesy of Polydor U.K., Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations, Ltd.
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Zellweger's Facial Contortions Ruin The Film
24 September 2016 | by patsworldSee all my reviews

This is a mediocre movie, that might have been better, primarily due to Renee Zellweger's mugging her way through the picture. Not sure what the reason was, perhaps to show that in spite of having a plastic face she still could purse her lips, frown, and twist her face around just as if it was a real one. Who knows? I know all it did was show the gal can't act but she sure can make faces. Big deal. Patrick Dempsey and Colin Firth were excellent playing total opposites and maybe dad's for Bridget's baby. Emma Thompson, as the doctor, was a hoot and well cast. The music of Ed Sheeran was a delight, too. Altogether, this was a rather cute idea made into something rather on the silly side by Zellweger and the plight of the writers who seem to be of the ilk that think writing a whole lot of f-words as dialogue is sufficient. It isn't. Much of the foul language could have been cut as there was no apparent reason for it other than, like I said, inept writing.


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