Johnny English Reborn

October 21st, 2011








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Johnny English Reborn

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Plot
Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Release Year: 2011

Rating: 6.2/10 (29,160 voted)

Critic's Score: 46/100

Director: Oliver Parker

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West

Storyline
Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of the accidental secret agent who doesn't know fear or danger in the comedy spy-thriller Johnny English Reborn. In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With mere days until a heads of state conference...

Writers: Hamish McColl, William Davies

Cast:
Roger Barclay - Agent Two
Eric Carte - Agent One
Rowan Atkinson - Johnny English
Togo Igawa - Ting Wang
Eleanor Wyld - Receptionist 1
Mandi Sidhu - Receptionist 2
Margaret Clunie - Receptionist 3
Gillian Anderson - Pamela
Rosamund Pike - Kate Sumner
Dominic West - Ambrose
Tim McInnerny - Patch Quartermain
Mariella Frostrup - Royce (voice)
Daniel Kaluuya - Agent Tucker
Miles Jupp - Technician
Pik Sen Lim - Killer Cleaner (as Pik-Sen Lim)

Taglines: One man. One mission. No chance.



Details

Official Website: Official site | Official site [Spain] |

Release Date: 21 October 2011

Filming Locations: Brocket Hall, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Box Office Details

Budget: $45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: PHP 35,968,440 (Philippines) (18 September 2011) (122 Screens)

Gross: $8,269,105 (USA) (20 November 2011)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
The two cars initially chasing JE in the wheelchair chase scene were black Alfa Romeo 159 saloons identical to the two black Alfa Romeo 159 saloons chasing James Bond in the opening chase scene of _Quantum of Solace_.

Goofs:
Continuity: A wounded Karlenko is put aboard the helicopter, lying on the back seat. When the helicopter performs its erratic take-off, however, the back seat is clearly seen to be empty.

Quotes:
Johnny English: You mean there's a mole AND a vole?



User Review

Zero Expectations

Rating: 8/10

A friend of mine warned me to go in with zero expectations. So I did. I read a few reviews around the internet about the movie, going on about how the audience weren't roaring with laughter.

Well that simply wasn't what I just been through. There was a scene or two where the audience even started applauding!

Frankly speaking, this movie is a vast improvement over the first one, with heightened unpredictability and more genuine gags.

I think what you'll have to remember, if you're gonna catch it, is that Atkinson is best known for his slapstick (+silent) comedy, and not hilarious lines like Adam Sandler.

If you're expecting a deep plot and clever dialogue, you won't find it in this movie - though I must say that the move has gotten the balance of plot, dialogue, and comedy, quite right.




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