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Bob the Butler (2005)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  14 January 2012 (Belgium)
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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 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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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 »

Goofs

Tess says that her mother "...is practically a vegetarian." But two barbecues previously seen featured hamburgers, hot dogs, and later salmon. At the dinner in the final scene, the main course is turkey. 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

Couldn't Get It Right
Written by Colin Copper (as Cooper), John Cuffley (as Cuffley), Peter Haycock, Derek Holt and Richard Jones (as Jones)
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd.
Performed by Climax Blues Band (as The Climax Blues Band)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records Ltd.
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Fun fun fun...
9 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at Cannes... a week of serious meetings and rubbish dinners and I laughed and laughed at this light hearted break from the reality(?) of the festival.

The little bit of anti-French humour was hilarious.. Especially as I watched this film in Cannes.

While the movie is reminiscent of Doubtfire, it is much less sappy and way more slapstick. Tom Green is decidedly more normal – while being as strange and funny as ever – than we have seen in his teen flicks.

Shields is, as always, stunning and beautiful and, also as usual, combines her graceful beauty with physical comedy and well delivered (punch) lines.

The children in this movie were very well cast, they make the movie in a number of ways that can't be discussed without a spoiler warning! Go out, rent this movie, order a pizza and enjoy.


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