Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason
Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason (2004)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
27%
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User Score
61%



Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Edge of Reason is a predictable continuation to the Bridget Jones story, with too much slapstick and silliness.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

A sequel that should have been buried six feet under.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Unfortunately, Zellweger and Firth don't ignite many sparks, and Bridget's neuroses, rather than endearing her to us, can be off-putting.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Repeat of first film lacks charm. Not for kids.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

The humiliation of Bridget Jones is done so many times that it's not funny and it's not clever and it's not interesting.

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Charles Taylor
Salon.com

So clumsy and crass that it makes you doubt the pleasure of the first movie.

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Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

There's a big empty space where the heart of this movie should be.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The talented cast give the flabby script some much-needed muscle.

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Teresa Wiltz
Washington Post

It's a pleasing enough romp, and if you're starved for romantic comedy (where have they all gone?) this will ease your hunger pangs.

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Lisa Ann Cockrel
Christianity Today

Frankly, I feel like a lot of the intangible 'heart' of the first movie is replaced here with an ongoing conversation about sex.


Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
A comedy that is an exact retread of the original. I don't like movies that backtrack. Here we have Bridget Jones suddenly doubting Darcy's fidelity.… More
Nicki Marie
Funnily enough, I have marked this up half a star from my original rating. I remembered this as being a lot worse than it actually was. Oh, it had it's… More
Candy Rose
Warning spoilers! Second part, she gets her man, ends up in a Thai prison, loses her man, gets him back again. Fave scene - fighting in the fountain. Hilarious!… More
Spencer S.
I never really believed I would like a chick flick, but it felt like I was jumping into a Marian Keyes or a Madeleine Wickham, and I do love chick lit. Now I… More
Bethany Murphy
I love Bridget Jones. As good as the first one, I would even say better. An exceptional sequel. Extremely hilarious! She never fails to impress. Renee Zelwegger… More
Dean !
A decent follow up that blends seamlessly from the first. Much more of the same really, with all the same main characters from the first. It has the same type… More

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