Father of the Bride Part II

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Father of the Bride Part II (Touchstone Movie)

“Father of the Bride Part II” is a heartwarming comedy film released in 1995 and directed by Charles Shyer. It is the sequel to the 1991 film “Father of the Bride,” which was a remake of the 1950 film of the same name.

In the film, Steve Martin reprises his role as George Banks, a loving and protective father who now faces a double whammy of life-changing events. First, his daughter, Annie (played by Kimberly Williams-Paisley), announces that she is pregnant, adding to George’s anxiety as he comes to terms with becoming a grandfather.

As if that weren’t enough, George’s wife, Nina (portrayed by Diane Keaton), surprises him with the news that she is also pregnant. At the age of 47, Nina’s unexpected pregnancy brings a mix of joy and uncertainty to the Banks household.

Throughout the film, George grapples with the idea of becoming a father again at this stage in his life, especially as he witnesses Annie going through her own pregnancy experience. George’s comedic attempts to cope with the whirlwind of emotions and challenges that come with being a soon-to-be grandfather and father again make for delightful and humorous moments.

As the due dates for both pregnancies draw near, George’s world is filled with baby preparations, family gatherings, and the usual hilarious mishaps that come with being the head of the Banks family. The film explores themes of parenthood, family bonds, and the joys and fears that come with embracing new chapters in life.

“Father of the Bride Part II” is a heartwarming and entertaining sequel that captures the essence of family life and the joys and challenges of becoming parents and grandparents. The film’s charming performances by Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, along with its witty and relatable humor, have made it a beloved addition to the “Father of the Bride” series.

Audiences of all ages have embraced the film’s messages of love, family, and the importance of cherishing life’s special moments. “Father of the Bride Part II” is a delightful comedy that continues to bring smiles to audiences, making it a timeless favorite among family-oriented films.

Additional Details


  • Steve Martin: George Banks
  • Diane Keaton: Nina Banks
  • Kimberly Williams: Annie Banks-MacKenzie
  • George Newbern: Bryan MacKenzie
  • Kieran Culkin: Matty Banks
  • Martin Short: Franck Eggelhoffer
  • Eugene Levy: Mr. Habib
  • B.D. Wong: Howard Weinstein
  • Peter Michael Goetz: John MacKenzie
  • Kate McGregor-Stewart: Joanna MacKenzie
  • Jay Wolpert: Dr. Brooks


  • Director: Charles Shyer
  • Producer: Nancy Meyers
  • Writer: Charles Shyer and Nancy Meyers
  • Music: Alan Silvestri

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