DVD 106 mins IMDB 5.7 (10,637 votes)
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Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason
Miramax Films (2004)
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Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK  /  English

Renée Zellweger Bridget Jones
Hugh Grant Daniel Cleaver
Colin Firth Mark Darcy
Jim Broadbent Bridget's Dad
Gemma Jones Bridget's Mum
Jacinda Barrett Rebecca
James Callis Tom
Shirley Henderson Jude
Sally Phillips Shazzer
Neil Pearson Richard Finch
James Faulkner Uncle Geoffrey
Celia Imrie Una Alconbury
Dominic McHale Bernard
Donald Douglas Admiral Darcy
Shirley Dixon Mrs. Darcy
Renee Zellweger
Rosalind Halstead Receptionist
Luis Soto Mexican Ambassador
Tom Brooke Production Assistant
Alba Fleming Furlan Girl in Rome

Director Beeban Kidron
Producer Tim Bevan; Jonathan Cavendish; Eric Fellner
Writer Helen Fielding; Andrew Davies; Richard Curtis; Adam Brooks
Cinematography Adrian Biddle
Musician Harry Gregson-Williams; Alan Hewitt; Kate McGarrigle; Robbie Williams
User Credit 1 Greg Hayden
User Credit 2 Jany Temime

Based on author Helen Fielding's sequel to Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason picks up four weeks after the original film left off, with Bridget (Renée Zellweger) emotionally satisfied at long last with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), her barrister boyfriend. Stability in Bridget's life, however, quickly becomes a contradiction in terms. Though Mark is openly supportive of Bridget's eccentricities — and there are many — she is nonetheless threatened by Mark's young, nubile intern, not to mention irked at finding out that he is, among other less desirable qualities in her eyes, a conservative voter. Complicating issues further is the reentrance of her ex-lover, Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant), whom Jones, perhaps mistakenly, thought she had finally gotten over. Before long, the situation escalates into another series of embarrassing circumstances for Bridget, who is faced once again with a crippling feeling of self-doubt and has only her diary and friends to combat it. — Tracie Cooper

Edition Details
Barcode 025192671920
Region Region 1
Release Date 3/22/2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.40:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles French; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
SPANISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
  • An alternate beginning and more of Bridget's comic mishap's in never before seen deleted scenes!
  • Who do you fancy? Mark or Daniel? Find out in the "Who's Your Man?" Quiz.
  • What happens when a big lawyer and a big liar face-off for Bridget's affections? A comic look inside "The Big Fight" reveals all!
  • Mark and Bridget forever? Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth discuss the ups, downs and wobbly bits of their relationship!
  • A hilarious interview from serious journalist Bridget Jones and actor Colin Firth
  • Personal Details
    User Text 1 Language and some sexual content.
    User Text 2 Same Bridget. Brand new diary.
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    Notes
    Trivia: Bridget makes a comment about Mark wearing a wet shirt. Colin Firth made a famous scene playing Mr Darcy in "Pride and Prejudice" (1995) (mini) where he appeared to Elizabeth Bennett in a wet shirt after swimming in a lake. (more)

    Goofs: Errors in geography: In Britain, the "Big Dipper" star constellation is called "The Plough". A British person is very unlikely to have used the US (Big Dipper) name. (more)

    Quotes:
    Bridget Jones: [diary] Have never been happier in entire life. However, must not obsess or fantasize.
    [pause]
    Bridget Jones: Bridget Darcy; Mrs. Darcy; Mr. and Mrs. Darcy; Lord and Lady Darcy!
    (more)

    Awards: Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations (more)