Overall Rank: 3876
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 219
Theatrical Release Date: 04/13/2001
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sharon Maguire
Actors: Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth
Plot: In order to improve her self image and her life, a woman makes a New Year's Resolution to keep a diary and take control of her life. -- Chris Kavan
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Snoogans - wrote on 12/05/2011
Funny British rom-com that points out it's character's flaws with a straight, but comical finger.
Char - wrote on 03/24/2011
This is a really funny movie that has what could be a sad plot. Bridget makes some bad choices, but in the end things turn out splendidly. The last kiss of the movie made it worth watching the whole movie, but I must say Colin and Renee seemed to have a real chemistry.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 02/28/2011
Remarkably funny with lots of quirky and cleverly written humor. The fight between Colin Firth and Hugh Grant is pure comedy gold.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/11/2014
Bridget Jones: "Now, I'll go home and... de-bunny".
The story is about a post-feminist, thirty-something British woman who has a penchant for alcoholic binges, smoking, and an inability to control her weight. While trying to keep these things in check and also deal with her job in publishing, she visits her parents for a Christmas party. They try to set her up with Mark (Colin Firth), the visiting son of one of their neighbors.
This movie could have fell flat on it's face by it's cliche story about a women that needs a man in her life, normally I hate those movies but this one I like, because the movie itself knows what it is and tries to be something new and clever with it's story and it's main heroine, and that's what made this movie worked.
The writing in this movie took all …
Yojimbo - wrote on 04/07/2012
Never let it be said that I will not suffer for my art because yes, I finally gritted my teeth and sat through Bridget Jones's Diary. And I got exactly what I was expecting. A piss-weak sitcom full of the kind of pseudo-observational humour that was starting to look tired by the end of the 80s. Hugh Grant is Hugh Grant again, and Renee Zellweger also suffers for her art by putting on two whole stone for her part for which she gamely falls over, models oversized pants and shows up to non fancy dress parties in playboy bunny outfits. All unbelievably lacking in originality, invention and (for me at least) laughs. But obviously I am not the target audience which clearly is the collection of self-perpetuating stereotypical 30 something women whose idea of a good time is lighting some candles …
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