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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

R| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
The sequel to "Bridget Jones's Diary" finds Bridget (Renée Zellweger) working as a TV host and still dating barrister Mark (Colin Firth). But Bridget is jealous of the time Mark spends with a co-worker (Jacinda Barrett), and, despite a vacation meant to smooth things over, ends their relationship. On assignment in Thailand, she has a dalliance with her disreputable ex, Daniel (Hugh Grant), and is temporarily jailed on the false accusation of drug smuggling, before Mark comes to the rescue.

Cast: Renée Zellweger , Hugh Grant , Colin Firth , Jim Broadbent , Gemma Jones , Jacinda Barrett , James Callis , Shirley Henderson

Director: Beeban Kidron

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Miramax Films

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Release Date: November 12th, 2004|1 hr. 46 min.

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  • Is it the clumsy script or the switch in directors -- Beeban Kidron in for Sharon Maguire -- that has sucked out the charm of the original and replaced it with crude pratfalls and enough shag gags to stuff the next three Austin Powers movies? show more

  • A great role becomes an unenviable chore, in which a superb comic actress finds herself trying to sell a series of unfunny comic situations by mugging and pushing with all her might. It's an unflattering spectacle for all concerned. show more

  • In case you were holding your breath, Renée Zellweger's Bridget Jones is still sweetly earnest, chronically overweight and swinging once again from lovestruck to lovelorn. show more

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Do We Need a Third 'Bridget Jones' Movie?

Posted by
Gary Susman on August 13, 2011

It's time to start writing those petition letters to Universal, urging the studio: Please save us all, including moviegoers worldwide and Renée Zellweger's waistline, from a third 'Bridget...

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