Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde

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Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde ★★ 2003 (PG-13)

In the sequel to the 2001 surprise hit, Boston lawyer Elle Woods (Witherspoon) heads to D.C. and becomes the aide to congresswoman Rudd (Field) and takes up the cause of animal rights. Witherspoon's zest and charm are the only things to recommend about this mostly unfunny clichefest that traps some real talent in ridiculously cardboard roles. Other than Witherspoon, the only bright spots are Coolidge as Elle's manicurist friend, and the dog whose family provides the main plot pushstart. 95m/C VHS, DVD . US Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Bob Newhart, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge, Regina King, Bruce McGill, Dana Ivey, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jessica Cauffiel, Alanna Ubach, J Barton; D: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld; W: Kate Kondell; C: Elliot Davis; M: Rolfe Kent.