Not a lot going on filmmaking-wise but the story is adorable, and the actors are dazzling.
One of, if not the best British chick flicks out there.
over 4 years
Love it. Some brilliant & v funny lines. Great characters. Sometimes cheesy but a classic
over 5 years
Pretty comical modern spin of Pride & Prejudice. I would enjoy watching now and then.
over 5 years
This is a must watch. You can watch it over and over and it still makes you laugh.
Good for a bit of mindless entertainment
Mind-numbing in a good way - one you never mind rewatching when it's inevitably on t.v
Oh my God, how boring! The fight scene was only thing worth watching for...
over 7 years
I like the book's story line better, but overall, a hilarious movie.
almost 8 years
If you can identify with the insecure love-seeking character (Bridget) you'll love it.
Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 British romantic comedy film based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name. The adaptation stars Renée Zellweger as Bridget, Hugh Grant as the caddish Daniel Cleaver, and Colin Firth as Bridget's "true love", Mark Darcy. A sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, was released in 2004 to mostly negative reviews from critics.
Actresses who were considered for the role of Bridget Jones were Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Rachel Weisz, and Cameron Diaz. Toni Collette declined the role because she was on Broadway starring in The Wild Party at the time, and Kate Winslet was considered but the producers decided she was too young.
Before the film was released, a considerable amount of controversy surrounded the casting of the American Zellweger as what some saw as a quintessentially British heroine. However, her performance is widely considered to be of a high standard, including her English accent.
The director of the film, Sharon Maguire, is one of...