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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 | rascal | boy | undressing | babysitting | 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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Trivia

In the montage scene when Butler is cleaning the house it can be seen he is listening to Apple's successful iPod. It can also be noted it is the 3rd gen iPod. See more »

Goofs

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

Cool Girls
Performed by The Red Route
Written by Rick Mitra (Universal Music Publishing) and Rachel Charles
Produced by Rick Mitra for Steve Wolfe Management
The Boutique Label/Sanctuary Records
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Much to our surprise...we love this movie!!!
15 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Knowing that Tom Green was in this movie, we automatically thought that this would definitely be a sorry, vulgar, non-family movie. We were shocked to be wrong on all counts. There were some questionable parts, but overall it gets 12 thumbs up from our family! Tom Green was great & our kids just love this movie! We just got the DVD, and we've already watched it 3 times. I am still in shock that Tom Green was in a good movie and did a great job acting! I recommend "Bob the Butler" to all! People need to see this, just to be in total disbelief that Tom Green can actually act. Parents just need to preview it first, so they will know when to hit the mute button, or forward on a couple of occasions. :O)


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