Bridget Jones's Diary
Health Warning: Adopting Bridget's lifestyle could seriously damage your health.
Bridget Jones’s Diary is a romantic love story comedy from the best selling novel of the same name by Helen Fielding. A chaotic Jones meets a snobbish lawer named Marc and soon he enters into her world of imperfections.
I have never confessed, nor will I ever confess in public that I adore and love this film unconditionally.
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Great characters in situations that made me laugh, this was really good fun for a romcom. I didn't expect to find it as funny, or as touching as it proved to be. It seems wrong to admit that I liked it, but I did!
I absolutely adore this movie. Just as hilarious with every single watch. I'm not the biggest fan of Renee Zellweger, but I can't imagine any one else in this role - she is simply delightful.
Colin Firth and Hugh Grant are also perfect as the duelling would-be boyfriends.
All By Myself, Titspervert, granny panties, fireman's pole, just as you are, the most intense street fight to It's Raining Men in history, blue soup, and running through London in knickers and a sweater.
Nothing but love for Bridget Jones.
Minha diva, musa inspiradora para todas as fossas desta vida e das próximas - afinal, 'quem nunca' se sentiu uma quase-jornalista, uma quase-escritora, com uma quase-bem-sucedida vida amorosa. É, sou eu. (Inclusive nos quilos extras que vem e vão)
Uma comédia simples, nada diferente ou incrívelmente inovadora, mas que nunca canso de ver porque é apaixonante. "Someone like you" é uma das minhas músicas preferidas depois deste filme. E foi a primeira vez que me apaixonei pelo Colin Firth, e isso é muito relevante :)
The firemans pole, the street fight and the boat scene are highlights of a really enjoyable film. Never get tired of watching this.
Bridget is a thirty-something woman from London who always has trouble finding men. She has made numerous New Years Resolutions from cutting down on cigarettes and booze to losing weight and finally finding the right guy. She is forced into attending her family’s Christmas party, where every year her mother tries to hook her up with another guy. This year, he is even worse that most as the man is wearing a reindeer sweatshirt and appears to be very uptight. She quickly leaves to party and heads home, where she watches television and gets drunk.
In the morning, at work she sees the one man that she refuses to get into a relationship with, her boss. They quickly begin to…
This is just as funny and as entertaining as I remember. Firth, Zellweger and Grant produce seriously disturbing yet endearing performances, keeping you smiling throughout the entire piece. Unlike standard romantic comedy, the plot gradually reveals just enough to get you feeling excited, and then brings you to a head of suspense (ironically, of course) and a satisfying conclusion.
One of the few romantic comedies that doesn't make me want to turn in my girl card. Charming, clever and pretty darn sweet. Also, Colin Firth.
Many people told me Bridget Jones's Diary was a great film and I should definitely watch it. So on Christmas eve 2012 I did.
As I was watching, something I didn't realize before became very obvious. The people who suggested the film to me were all women.
A few bits were enjoyable, but other than that it's a film made exclusively for women and they're quite right to love it.
A clever reimagining of Pride and Prejudice with a terrific headlining performance from Zellweger.
This film is brilliant and the book is even better. Although single women had previously and have continued to declare themselves proud of their status, I think there is a tiny bit of Bridget in every single woman. There are so many scenes that can be quoted from; B. trudging through the snow to go to the party at her parents', which culminates in a social meltdown and disdain from the only single man in the room, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth is absolutely cracking); the excruciatingly awful dinner party with the smug marrieds; the embarrassment that is Bridget and a microphone; Bridget's triumph when she tells Daniel Cleaver where he can stick his job; any scene that involves Bridget's 3 friends (the needy girl, the gay man and the blonde). Ah, happy memories.
In general I'm a sucker for romantic comedies as long as they aren't just completely by the book. I really, really enjoyed this one, partially because it's not a sap fest but rather an R-rated comedy that just happens to involve romance. It largely works because of the cast though, as everyone is pretty great here.
Silly, fairytale type stuff but I'm a sucker for a good Rom Com.
Somewhere around the end of act one, I get horribly bored watching Bridget's stylish, outward self loathing. Colin Firth stands around looking cold and stiff while Hugh Grant plays his stock chauvinist. Lest I forget the main character, a performance that is somehow really good, but dangerously close to implausible (that Texas twang doesn't ring-a-ding-ding the British drawl as it should, Ms. Zelwegger). Nevertheless, there are some solid laughs, clever, truly memorable dialogue and a terrific supporting turn by one of my favorites, Mr. Jim Broadbent.