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Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  21 October 2011 (USA)
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Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Barclay ...
Agent Two
Ting Wang
Receptionist 1
Receptionist 2
Margaret Clunie ...
Receptionist 3
Simon Ambrose
Patch Quartermain
Royce (voice)
Agent Tucker
Pik Sen Lim ...
Killer Cleaner (as Pik-Sen Lim)


Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of the accidental secret agent who doesn't know fear or danger in the comedy spy-thriller Johnny English Reborn. In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With mere days until a heads of state conference, one man must use every trick in his playbook to protect us all. For Johnny English, disaster may be an option, ... Written by Universal Pictures

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One man. One mission. No chance. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action violence, rude humor, some language and brief sensuality. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Johnny English 2  »

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Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,833,300 (USA) (21 October 2011)


$8,129,455 (USA) (11 November 2011)

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Did You Know?


The shown chemical formula of Timoxeline Barbebutenol, the fictional mind control drug pictured during the film, is actually the one of a barbiturate, any of a class of organic compounds used in medicine as sedatives, as hypnotics, or as an adjunct in anesthesia. Amobarbital and Pentobarbital are real-life drugs that share that formula. See more »


Kate Summer is shown to be a behavioral psychologist. Later she administers hypnosis on Johnny English. Behavioral psychologists don't administer hypnosis. See more »


[first lines]
Agent One: Johnny English. Five years ago he was our top agent.
Agent Two: Yeah. Took his eye off the ball in Mozambique.
Agent One: Does it have to be him?
Agent Two: He's the only one our contact will talk to.
Agent One: So where is he?
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Crazy Credits

A deleted scene is shown: Johnny English prepares a meal for Kate, chopping and washing the ingredients in time with Edvard Grieg's music "Peer Gynt in the Hall of the Mountain King". See more »


Follows Johnny English (2003) See more »


by Rumer (as Sarah Joyce)
Performed by Rumer
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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User Reviews

One great comedy!
25 September 2011 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Okay, I just saw Johnny English Reborn. It was excellent as a comedy. It had lots of funny moments.

I'll be clear: it's not the best movie I've ever seen, but, as I already said, it was excellent as a comedy. It is even better than the first Johnny English film, however, I'm a bit disappointed that they didn't include Bough from the first film.

Rowan Atkinson's performance was, of course, brilliant. All the other actors also acted great, and I have nothing against this funny, great comedy.

I highly recommend this movie because it is obviously worth seeing!

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