MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,317 this week

Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (1992)
"Rowan Atkinson Live" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Documentary  |  11 April 1992 (UK)
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 2,294 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 2 critic

Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Included are lessons on Shakespearean acting, a school... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1889 titles
created 19 Sep 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 04 Dec 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 28 May 2013
 
a list of 351 titles
created 27 Jun 2013
 
k
a list of 32 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (TV Movie 1992)

Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (TV Movie 1992) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith
Short | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly....

Director: Paul Weiland
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.

Director: Richard Boden
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray
The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Various mishaps at a police station in an English town. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Mina Anwar, James Dreyfus
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny
George Carlin: Back in Town (TV Special 1996)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

Director: Rocco Urbisci
Stars: George Carlin
The Tall Guy (1989)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Smith
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson
Short | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Sir Edmund Blackadder must protect, and later rescue, King Charles I from the Roundheads.

Director: Mandie Fletcher
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry
Dead on Time (1983)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bernard Fripp is told he has around thirty minutes to live. In a confused state, Fripp sets out to discover the best way to spend his dying moments.

Director: Lyndall Hobbs
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Peter Bull, Jo Kendall
Spider-Plant Man (TV Short 2005)
Short | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Jim Broadbent, Mackenzie Crook
Funny Business (TV Series 1992)
Comedy | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An examination of the art of comedy and the styles and techniques of some of the world's greatest comedians.

Stars: Hugh Armstrong, John Cleese, Oliver Hardy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Various Roles
Angus Deayton ...
Various Roles
Edit

Storyline

Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Included are lessons on Shakespearean acting, a school headmaster meeting with the father of a boy he's beaten to death, and tips for having a successful date. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 April 1992 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the "Art of Acting" sketch, where Atkinson plays the villain trying to use poison, when he falls down the glass of beer suddenly disappears. See more »

Quotes

[welcoming people to Hell]
The Devil: The French, are you here? If you'd just like to come down here with the Germans, I'm sure you'll have plenty to talk about.
See more »

Connections

References Mr. Bean (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A collection of brilliant stand-up sketches
30 July 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

These sketches show that there is much more to Rowan Atkinson than Mr. Bean! From an excellent portrayal of Lucifer, the devil to an actor who can't win an award, to an Indian waiter; he keeps the audience laughing.

The video lets you be amongst the audience and watch humour, some intelligent, some plain dirty. It doesn't matter because by the end of the last sketch you're sorry there isn't any more. Angus Deayton not only supports Rowan, but also delivers an excellent performance in his own right.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Release this on DVD! johnnydinkis
Drum solo poor_shaggy
does anyone know where to find the school register skit cheers jiminycricket1
Christians joke insinyur
Different version of the 'Hell' performance faredoon
printed/publicated 'devil' text? luvlydolflyn

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?