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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Cast

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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 Donaldson ...
Mrs. Withington (as Wendy Morrow Donaldson)
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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 the somewhat odd 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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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

Bob says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to be dating Ann Jamieson (Brooke Shields) while simultaneously working as her butler. He is quite correct. According to the International Institute of Modern Butlers code of ethics, a proper butler must, "Strive to maintain appropriate relationships and boundaries in all aspects of service." See more »

Goofs

Bob says that he is leaving for a yearlong cruise "first thing Saturday", but his apartment shows no signs of packing or preparations for storage. If he's going to be gone for a year there would be no reason to keep his apartment. 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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Connections

References The Addams Family (1991) See more »

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For A Smile
Written by Stephen Fleming
Performed by Cosmic Rough Riders
Publised by Measured Music Ltd
Courtesy of Measured Records Ltd.
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Who needs big-name stars?
7 May 2016 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A friend brought Bob the Butler to a barbecue last evening and, after eating, a few of us sat down and watched Bob the Butler. The only actor that I had ever heard of was Brooke Shields and I immediately wondered what we were going to be in for.

Well, what a very pleasant surprise! Without exception, everyone present thoroughly enjoyed what was, in all honesty a pretty predictable plot and perfectly competent acting. Afterwards, someone asked what the movie had scored on IMDb and, unsurprisingly, it only got 5.7. I say, 'unsurprisingly' because, from previous experience with IMDb, I knew that such a simple, happy, uncomplicated story would never be highly rated by voters - and that is a huge shame.

There was plenty of good, clean humour and nothing to make us wonder what the point of the movie was. We didn't have to rack our brains to figure out some ridiculously complicated plot. We just sat and laughed for an hour-and-a-half!

So, director Sinyaw, thank you for some great entertainment. We will be looking for some more of your work for our next barbie night and hoping that you have kept it as simple as Bob!


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