Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem.
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Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, to the small Los Angeles art gallery instead, where he'll have to officiate at the opening of the greatest US picture ever (called "Whistler's Mother"). Written by
In the series, there is a scene in which Mr Bean takes an art class, but can't stand to look at the nude model, so he places clay over her breasts; a similar idea was proposed for the movie for a scene in the Royal National Gallery (i.e. the British museum that Mr Bean works for at the beginning of the movie) in which Mr Bean tries to conceal various nude art forms from three young girls. See more »
The real painting of Whistler's mother is bigger than the one used in the film. See more »
Come on, everybody, it's gonna be great! Dr. Bean is a genius of the very highest order!
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After the in-credit Working Title Films logo, Bean appears on the screen: "Yes, I normally stay to the end as well," followed by some more remarks to the leaving audience. See more »
For those of you who loved watching Mr Bean, this movie doesn't fail to disappoint you. I saw this last night and laughed my head off, in fact, I think I was laughing more than when I was seeing Johnny English(also starring Atkinson).
For those who really love the TV series, a few of the gags have been redone, including the vomit bag joke, the turkey head and the fast ride (the latter is so damn funny).
So if you love Rowan Atkinson or love Mr Bean, go see this film!
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