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Bob the Butler (2005)

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Tom Green stars as a bumbling buffoon, who lands at Butling after working his way through all other 'A' and 'B' jobs.

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Bates Jamieson (as Benjamin Smith)
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Jacques
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Sophie
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Mr. Butler
Iris Graham ...
Mama Clara
Dolores Drake ...
Maureen
Bill Chandler ...
Rabbi
Jonathan Ndukwe ...
Stuart
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Tardy Man
Julia Arkos ...
Judith
Kristina Copeland ...
Kate
Wendy Morrow Donaldson ...
Mrs. Withington
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Storyline

Goofy Canadian screwup Bob Tree goes trough the yellow pages alphabetically to pick jobs, applies and messes them up every time. In the B's, he arrived at butler and takes a wacky crash-course with somewhat pervert queer Mr. Butler. Bob gets hired, but really more as babysitter cum housekeeper for Jacques, his fuzzy lover Anne Jamieson and, most of all, her spoiled-rotten kids Bates and Tess, terrible handfuls which his unorthodox methods may at least take by surprise. Written by KGF Vissers

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job | butler | babysitter | undressing | rascal | See more »

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The family will never be the same.

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for crude humor, innuendo and some language | See all certifications »

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14 January 2012 (Belgium)  »

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Acemi dadi  »

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Trivia

In the film, Bob (Tom Green) is interviewed by Ann (Brooke Shields) for the job. She asked him if "Bob" is shorten from "Robert" and he responded by asking her isn't "Rob" shorten for "Robert"? - The real name of the actor who plays "Jacques" is "Rob" (Rob LaBelle) who later entered in that scene. See more »

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Lieutenant Alvarez (Jerry Wasserman) tells Bob that he has put Tess in a Scared Straight program. But the Scared Straight program was discontinued after proving ineffective at curbing juvenile crime. In mitigation, he might simply be referring to putting her in solitary confinement. See more »

Quotes

Bates Jamieson: Why do you call me 'Master'?
Bob Tree: I'm studying to be a butler.
Bates Jamieson: Hmm. I don't like it. 'Master Bates' just feels... wrong.
Bob Tree: Indeed.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Build Me Up Buttercup
Written by Tony Macaulay (as Tony McCauley) and Mike d'Abo
Published by BMG Music/E.M.I. Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by The Foundations
Master Recording Supplied Courtesy of E.M.I. Music Publishing Ltd.
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Nice cute family film,
22 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It starts out humorous then builds up until Bob enters the modern day home. Pops is missing, dead or divorced. Bob instantly develops a father type relationship with the two kids, boy and girl. They hit it off pretty good. Of course mom played by Brooke Shields is a working mom caught up in working and forgetting about here kids. After some good deeds covered up and hidden away from mom. Gets Bob fired for the millionth time. However Bob knows everybody because of his million jobs that he has held. After he gets canned by ignorant mom. Bob hangs in here though and lands a Job on a Butler cruise ship. After mom finally wakes up and realizes that the man she has seeking after has been under her nose the whole time. In the end love triumphs and all ends happily with the turkey blowing up. All in all it was cute and funny and worth watching. Some good laughs and good moral stories to be taught and told.


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