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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
Kevin McNulty ...
Tardy Man
Julia Arkos ...
Judith
Kristina Copeland ...
Kate
Wendy Morrow Donaldson ...
Mrs. Withington
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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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Rated PG for crude humor, innuendo and some language | See all certifications »

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Acemi dadi  »

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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 »

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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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References What About Bob? (1991) See more »

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My name is Bob
Performed by Tom Green
Written by Tom Green and Michael Simpson
Produced by Michael Simpson
Licensing by Green Tom Productions, Inc.
LA Produce, Inc.
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Feel good movie for the inept among us
28 August 2005 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Whether one likes a movie or not is totally dependent upon what one is looking for. If you're looking for superb production or a totally realistic story line this wouldn't be the one for you. (Aren't movies supposed to take us away from reality for a time?) If you liked "Hook" "Jumanji" or "Lemony Snicket's A series of Unfortunate Events" you will definitely like this one. Though I missed the very beginning it was an easy plot to pick up on, moves along well enough and has redeeming value. I immediately recognized Simon Callow from "Room With a View", and "The Woman in White" among others, so I figured it was worth staying and seeing what it was about and it was on the Disney channel so it was safe for my child to watch. I found the movie entertaining, funny, not overly cheesy, and felt good when it was over. What more could we ask for?


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