Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Front Cover Actor
Renée Zellweger Bridget Jones
Colin Firth Mark Darcy
Hugh Grant Daniel Cleaver
Gemma Jones Bridget's Mum
Jim Broadbent Bridget's Dad
Embeth Davidtz Natasha
Shirley Henderson Jude
Sally Phillips Shazza
James Callis Tom
Dolly Wells Woney
Movie Details
Genre Romantic Comedy
Director Sharon Maguire
Studio Miramax
Language English
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Running Time 1 hr 32 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Based on Helen Fielding's hugely popular novel, this romantic comedy follows Bridget (Renee Zellweger), 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. Snubbed by Mark, she instead falls for her boss Daniel {Hugh Grant), a dashing lothario who begins to send her suggestive e-mails that soon lead to a dinner date proposition. Daniel reveals that he and Mark attended college together, during which time Mark had an affair with his fiancée. When Bridget finds Daniel cavorting with an American colleague, she decides to change her life with a new job as a TV presenter. At a dinner party, she bumps into Mark again, who expresses his affection for her; when Daniel claims he wants Bridget back, the two fight over who deserves her affections the most. Popular British performers Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, and Shirley Henderson appear in the supporting cast. — Jason Clark
Personal Details
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
UPC 786936161977
Release Date 09-10-2001
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen