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Johnny English Reborn (2011)

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Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

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Cast

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Ting Wang
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Receptionist 1
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Simon Ambrose
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Patch Quartermain
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Royce (voice)
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Agent Tucker
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Killer Cleaner (as Pik-Sen Lim)
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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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Rated PG for mild action violence, rude humor, some language and brief sensuality. | See all certifications »

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21 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Johnny English 2  »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

PHP 35,968,440 (Philippines) (18 September 2011)

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$8,305,970 (USA)
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Trivia

Natalie Imbruglia did not return as Lorna Campbell from the previous film because they wanted a new love interest for Johnny, which was Rosamund Pike as Kate Sumner. See more »

Goofs

After the guy gets shot at the golf course, they load him into the back of the chopper. After Johnny English takes off (at around 40 mins) the back seat of the helicopter is empty. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

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Word Up
by Larry Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins
Performed by Cameo
Courtesy of Island Def Jam Music Group
under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Zero Expectations
23 September 2011 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

A friend of mine warned me to go in with zero expectations. So I did. I read a few reviews around the internet about the movie, going on about how the audience weren't roaring with laughter.

Well that simply wasn't what I just been through. There was a scene or two where the audience even started applauding!

Frankly speaking, this movie is a vast improvement over the first one, with heightened unpredictability and more genuine gags.

I think what you'll have to remember, if you're gonna catch it, is that Atkinson is best known for his slapstick (+silent) comedy, and not hilarious lines like Adam Sandler.

If you're expecting a deep plot and clever dialogue, you won't find it in this movie - though I must say that the move has gotten the balance of plot, dialogue, and comedy, quite right.


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