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Bob the Butler (2005)

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)  »

Also Known As:

Acemi dadi  »

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Trivia

3 hamsters: Speedy, Stunt Boy, and Happy play the role of "Rascal, the hamster". 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

Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Pachelbel's Canon
Composed by Johann Pachelbel
Performed by David A. Hughes
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it's good
12 March 2006 | by (P'cola, FL.) – See all my reviews

A co-worker and I were surprised that it was a good movie (I work at Blockbuster)!!!! You can find this movie (at Blockbuster) in the kids section! I would let children watch this. There are no obscenities and such....but a part where "Bob" is baby-sitting the two kids and calls "Bates" Master Bates, but just calls him Bates. That's the only thing in there, but I didn't see any reason not to let kids watch this movie! The ending is positive. I hope Tom Green can do more appropriate movies such as this! His others (that I've seen: "Freddie Got Fingered" & "Road Trip") were disgusting! Brooke Shields is a good actress as well. I recommend that you see this movie because you'll enjoy the storyline and content.


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