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Bridget Jones's Diary Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 2, 2003
The only thing I remember is the fake Christmas snow scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: C -
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Maguire must be commended for trying something different in an industry where old, tired formula rules the day, and Zellweger is charming even if her character...isn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
January 30, 2003
A bad love life, and even worse underwear, has never looked so good.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
January 29, 2003
Each facet is studied and turned into a joke for which there is no option but to laugh.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
January 12, 2003
What audiences found so endearing about this movie escapes me.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
January 10, 2003
Bridget the character is pallid and inauspicious, and whole point is that modest character is well-served by modest movie that nails central task of breathing life into page-creation in a way that welcomes ironic self-recognition and celebratory pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: B
David Poland
Hot Button
January 7, 2003
Zellweger's performance had all the curves of real life. Hugh Grant gave the most restrained, game free performance I've seen for him in a while. And Colin Firth was drier than any martini.
Rebecca Murray
December 17, 2002
I loved this film and immediately wanted to rush out and buy the soundtrack.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Ron Wells
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Zellweger nails the part and carries the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
It's Zellweger's unselfishness that sells the movie. How many other young actresses would be willing to let a movie make fun of their fat thighs?
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy -- smart, saucy, brilliantly-cast, superbly acted and laugh-out loud funny with pleasing regularity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
The doings are silly, frothy, inconsequential... and very funny.
Jimmy O
Film Snobs
October 17, 2002
It's almost worth admission price to see Zellwegger be so open with the emotions of the character and with her own personal appearance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
[Zellweger] blasts through the self-pitying conventions of most romantic comedy to dig out a spirited, surprising, full-blooded woman.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
Even though the leads are good, it's far from enough to make the film worth seeing, unless you wish to waste money and lose two hours of your life.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
I promise you won't be disappointed!
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Call me sacrilegious, but I believe most of the story changes worked very well here.
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 9, 2002
Zellweger, a walking ray of sunshine, makes Bridget eminently likable, yet it's more than a little frustrating to watch an intelligent, attractive woman continually tear herself down...
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
May 30, 2002
Funny, heartwarming, and possessing the unique ability to make you cringe with empathetic horror.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Top Critic
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Yes, the movie adaptation is just fine, thank you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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