Become a Premium Member | Only $2 a month

► You're making sure we survive
► Exclusive previews
► No more ads


Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason [2004] [R] - 7.3.7



Although our site is very popular, the current economic climate has reduced our revenues just when we need extra security to prevent attacks from hackers who don't like what we do. If you think what we do is worthwhile, please donate or become a member.


Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

 [more »]

Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
1 to 10


» - ★★
» Official Site
» IMDb Listing

Renée Zellweger reprises her role as Bridget Jones and this time around she has a loving boyfriend in Colin Firth. But troubled by self-doubt, she wavers between not believing how lucky she is and being convinced that her perfect boyfriend could not possibly really love her. Also with Hugh Grant, Jacinda Barrett and Jim Broadbent. Directed by Beeban Kidron. [1:44]

SEX/NUDITY 7 - A man and a woman kiss tenderly, he kisses her neck and shoulder and they continue to kiss; they flop back into a bed, and he lifts her dress (we see her underpants). A man and a woman hug and kiss, and a man and a woman kiss in several scenes. A woman confesses her love to another woman and then kisses her tenderly. A woman kisses a man on the cheek, and a man kisses a woman on the cheek and pinches her buttock (off-screen) -- it turns out that he is her uncle. A man and a woman lie sleeping in bed together (it is implied that they have had sex), and the woman climbs out of bed with the sheet wrapped around her; she then drops the sheet (we see her bare shoulders) as the man, still in bed, admires her. Many couples kiss as the camera pans across many apartment windows in a cityscape. A woman enters a room wearing an overcoat, she propositions a man and when she opens her coat we see her in a bra, panties and thigh-high stockings. Two men watch an aerobics class on television, with obvious interest. A man propositions a woman, and a man talks about a big city where, "sex in the city is a promise." A man talks about having been with a "gorgeous Thai girl" who turned out to be a "gorgeous Thai boy." A woman talks about having had 71 sexual encounters with her boyfriend. A woman tries to request in English (and with hand and arm gestures) a pregnancy test from a German-speaking store clerk, who offers her condoms instead. A woman suspects that her boyfriend is having an affair with another woman. A man talks about a man having oral sex with his secretary. A pig mounts another pig. Several bare-chested men with towels wrapped around their waists sit in a room and we see two men being massaged by two women. We see several paintings of nude women with slightly stylized full frontal nudity. We see a drawing of a nude woman in background shot that shows the outline of her bare buttocks. A man lies in a bed covered with sheets, with his bare shoulders and legs exposed. A woman talks about how nice her boyfriend looks naked. A man mentions an English dessert called "spotted dick." Women wear tight-fitting outfits and low-cut tops that reveal cleavage, bare shoulders, bare backs, and bare abdomens.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A woman is held at gunpoint by many guards at airport security and taken to a holding cell in a Thailand jail. Women discuss abusive relationships (being beaten, forced to take drugs, etc.). Two men fight with pulling hair, trying to kick, and trying to punch, they struggle and fall into a fountain, and one holds the other's head under water. A woman slips off the roof of a house and lands on the ground (we see her with leaves in her hair and a bit mussed up). A woman jumps out of a plane, screams for some distance, pulls her chute cord and lands in a pigpen where she is covered with mud. A woman races out of control along a ski track, crashes through a barrier and through a town and into a shop. A woman falls off a ski lift and lands on her face in the snow below. A woman falls on the ground while trying to catch a bouquet of flowers. A woman tries on a very tight girdle and requires help to get it on (we hear her screaming). A man eats a cooked locust. A woman standing on a street is splashed twice by passing trucks.

PROFANITY 7 - 24 F-words, 22 sexual references, 7 scatological terms, 7 anatomical terms, 12 mild obscenities, 1 derogatory term for homosexuals, 27 religious exclamations. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Trust, love, relationships, infidelity, homosexuality, bisexuality, obsession, fantasizing, sexism, drug smuggling, journalism, perfection, jealousy, competition, self-confidence, romance.

MESSAGE - Happiness is possible even if you are not perfect.

(Note: People are shown smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol. People eat "magic mushrooms" and we see one person reacting from the effects.)

Special Keywords: S7 - V3 - P7 - MPAAR

Our Ratings Explained

Tell Friends About Our Site

Become a Member

A CAVEAT: We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and some of our early standards were not as stringent as they are now. We therefore need to revisit many older reviews, especially those written prior to 1998 or so; please keep this in mind if you're consulting a review from that period. While we plan to revisit and correct older reviews our resources are limited and it is a slow, time-consuming process.

INAPPROPRIATE ADS? We have little control over ads since we belong to ad agencies that serve ads automatically; a standing order should prevent provocative ads, but inappropriate ads do sneak in.
What you can do



Become a member: You can subscribe for as little as a couple of dollars a month and gain access to our premium site, which contains no ads whatsoever. Think about it: You'll be helping support our site and guarantee that we will continue to publish, and you will be able to browse without any commercial interruptions.


Tell all your friends: Please recommend to your friends and acquaintances; you'll be helping them by letting them know how useful our site is, while helping us by increasing our readership. Since we do not advertise, the best and most reliable way to spread the word is by word-of-mouth.


Alert local & national media: Let major media know why you trust our ratings. Call or e-mail a local newspaper, radio station or TV channel and encourage them to do a story about our site. Since we do not have a PR firm working for us, you can be our media ambassadors.

Copyright © 1992- Critics. All rights reserved. "Kids-In-Mind™" and "Movie Ratings That Actually Work™" are Service Marks of Critics. For legal queries please see our Terms of Use; for comments or questions see our contact page.