Bridget Jones's Diary2001
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Critic Consensus: Though there was controversy over the choice of casting, Zellweger's Bridget Jones is a sympathetic, likable, funny character, giving this romantic comedy a lot of charm.
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as Bridget Jones
as Daniel Cleaver
as Mark Darcy
as Bridget's Dad
as Bridget's Mom
as Una Alconbury
as Penny Husbands-Bosworth
as Uncle Geoffrey
as Mrs. Darcy
as Mr. Fitzherbert
as Elderly Man
as Richard Finch
as Mr. Darcy
as Mr. Ramdas
as Kafir Aghani
as Eleanor Ross Heaney
as Handsome Stranger
as Simon in Marketing
as Elderly Man
as `Kafka' Author
as Inteviewer No. 1
as The Musicians
as Interviewer No. 2
as Mr. Sit Up Britain
as Stage Manager
as The Musicians
Critic Reviews for Bridget Jones's Diary
Sadly, the film is tragically, depressingly, awfully of its time... The transition to screen stripped out much of Fielding's irony, nuance and cynicism.
It's fine, for an evening, if you just want to pack your troubles in an old kit bag.
That Zellweger can make us believe in Bridget's heaving inner world is par for the course -- she's a supremely talented comic actress. That she was willing to risk her own status as sex symbol by looking like an everywoman is really impressive.
A cheerfully frothy romantic comedy that benefits from sharp writing, lively performances and touching characterisation.
Audience Reviews for Bridget Jones's Diary
A decent Rom-com with some very funny scenes, but sooo predictable. Not quite sure about the cult status, but quite enjoyable any how.
Zellweger is quite adorable in this heartwarming romantic comedy that compensates for its relative predictability with a lot of charm and heart, and it is also very nice to see how the great songs heard in the film punctuate what happens on screen with a good deal of sensibility.
Excellent adaptation of the Helen Fielding novel. Bridget is unlucky in love, a little overweight, smokes too much and has an embarrassing mother. This is her lucky year - two men but will she chose Mr. Right? I love the fighting scene in the street. Great cast. Funny rom com. You just sympathise with Bridget all the way, singleton in her 30s with smug married couples. Mark Darcy is dreamy. I find it amusing that they picked Colin Firth because he played Mark Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.
Bridget Jones's Diary Quotes
|Bridget Jones:||Now I'll go home and.......de-bunny|
|Bridget Jones:||Now, I'll go home and... de-bunny.|
|Bridget Jones:||And that was it. Right there. Right there, that was the moment... I suddenly realized that unless something change soon I was going to live a life where my major relationship was with a bottle of wine and I'd finally die fat and alone and be found three weeks later half-eaten by Alsatians, or I was about to turn into Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction.|
|Mark Darcy:||Mother, I do not need a blind date. Particularly not with some verbally incontinent spinster who smokes like a chimney, drinks like a fish, and dresses like her mother.|
|Bridget Jones:||Interviewer: What do you think about the El Nino phenomenon? Bridget: It's a blip. Latin music's on its way out.|
|Interviewer 1:||What do you think about the El Nino phenomenon?|
|Bridget Jones:||It's a blip. Latin music's on its way out.|