Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem.
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
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Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation trip to France as well as a camcorder. After boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves a barrier for Bean, as he struggles to get across the city to catch a train to the south of France from the Gare de Lyon. Taking time to order a meal, he finds the consumption of a seafood platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Emil, a Russian film director on his way to be a judge at the Cannes Film festival to use his camcorder to record his boarding, but accidentally causes Emil being left behind at the station. Bean attempts to cheer up the director's son Stepan as the train continues south but matters are made more hectic by the fact that Emil has reported his son to have been kidnapped and Bean losing his wallet and essential travel documents at a pay phone where he and Stepan attempt to contact Emil. Heading in the direction of Cannes, Bean finds himself in the cast and disrupting... Written by
Mr. Bean's first name is revealed to be "MR" as seen in a quick glance of his passport. This is consistent with several references throughout the original Mr. Bean (1990) series where he often had to include his first name on various formal documents, and always wrote "Mr." in the "first name" bracket. There used to be a persistent rumour that Bean's passport in some TV show or movie gives his first name as Rowan, as in Rowan Atkinson, but no specific citations or screen captures have ever been provided to back up the "Rowan" rumour, so it is probably untrue. Bean's first name is still "Mr." See more »
When the security guard halts Mr. Bean, he is asked for his pass. Mr Bean hands the guard an already opened ID card, but when the guard takes it, he opens it again. See more »
Three-one. Thirty-one. And now to the first prize in today's raffle in aid of the "roof appeal." Thank you, Lily. Indeed. The magnificent holiday to the south of France, kindly sponsored by Dalesborough Travel Limited. So, thank you, guys. The winner of this prize will travel by Eurostar train to Paris, then catch the fast train south before spending the week on the beaches of the French Riviera. This fabulous prize also includes 200 euros spending money and, Barbara, this ...
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Although it doesn't really relate to anything in the movie, there is one final scene at the very end of the credits; We see Bean filming through his Video Camera and Writing Fin in the sand (which means "The End" in French) with a final look through the camera, the water comes up and washes the word anyway...just as the battery on the camera finally runs out...with the screen going black. See more »
I remember when I saw the first movie at the theater in 1997. I and my friend gave an applause when credit titles started.. and everybody in the theater joined us. The local newspaper critic was there too and mention about is on his analysis. It was a nice movie, however not as good as the TV-series.
You can imagine how much I've been waiting for this next film. And was it worth it? This movie made me happy. I recommend it to anybody who's looking for a good hearted, funny movie and has enjoyed Mr Beans adventures before. It's more like the TV-shows than the previous movie. Less talk, more action.
With a Russian kid (Max Baldry), French girl (cute Emma de Caunes) and British Mr Bean language barrier gives many jokes.
One thing was missing from this silver screen version however: it didn't have the scene where Mr Bean destroys a laptop on a train.. it was shown on a trailer. Shame, it gave me good laughs. I suppose it'll come with DVD.
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