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Bean (1997)

The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.

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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 Anonymous

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Be afraid, be very afraid, Mr. Bean has a passport. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for moments of risque humor | See all certifications »

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7 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Bean: The Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,563,326 (United Kingdom), 3 August 1997, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,255,233, 19 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$45,319,423

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$251,212,670
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Trivia

Future Doctor Who (2005) Peter Capaldi has a small role as Gareth, one of the members of the board at the National Gallery. Rowan Atkinson played The Doctor in the 1999 "Children in Need" spoof Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999). See more »

Goofs

When David fears for his career after seeing the ruined painting, he incorrectly claims that he left Bean alone with the picture. It was in fact Grierson who advised him to stay. David only agreed with him; he didn't actually make the suggestion. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Bean: [at the virtual rollercoaster ride talking to David] Brace yourself!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Followed by Mr. Bean's Wedding (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Bean Theme (Mad Pianos)
Written by Howard Goodall
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An excellent movie based on an awesome TV show
18 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

I grew up watching Mr. Bean when I was little on HBO and I LOVE(D) IT!! Still a die-hard fan today. I remember my dad rented this movie for me when I was 6 years old and I cracked up for hours!! This movie also has a great plot involving Mr. Bean going to L.A. to "baby-sit" Whistler's Mother, a well-known painting who has finally returned to America at last for 2 months after his bosses fire him for not doing his job at the Royal National Gallery. I would have to say, if you love Rowan Atkinson and Mr. Bean and have never seen this movie before, I'd say WATCH IT! An excellent movie for the whole family (and friends)!!! A film every Mr. Bean fan should see!!! 10/10: a hilarious movie.


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