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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 cat Philby is named after Harold Adrian Russell Kim Philby, a member of the Cambridge Five who betrayed his native UK to spy for the USSR. See more »


In the kitchen scene at the end of the film, Johnny places a single leek on the chopping board cuts it longitudinally. In the next shot there are two leeks on the chopping board. 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 »


Referenced in Nanoman: Korov'ya grust' (2014) See more »


In the Hall of the Mountain King
from "Peer Gynt"
Music by Edvard Grieg
on CD player as Rowan Atkinson prepares food in the kitchen during end credits
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User Reviews

An amazing movie with little clichés and almost none of the usually expected slapstick
13 September 2011 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

Johnny English 2 is fantastic. I watched it before it came out and I have to say, once it comes out everyone MUST go see it. It is not a total slapstick, childishly funny comedy. Quite the contrary; Johnny English Reborn is an amazing movie that entertains all ages. My mother was in hysterics at some points in the movie. I highly recommend this to everyone and anyone. The plot is not the simplest but not the hardest to follow either. There are many funny moments, many of which are in the trailer. The action is very...active. There is no gore or excessive blood. Most of the deaths are portrayed humorously and have funny sides. My positive review comes with one warning. Be EXTREMELY careful, no matter who you are with, where you are watching it, or when you are watching it, as this movie may cause excessive laughter. :) Enjoy.

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