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Johnny English (2003)

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After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy.

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Peter Howitt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rowan Atkinson ... Johnny English
Tasha de Vasconcelos ... Countess Alexandra - Exotic Woman
Ben Miller ... Bough, English's Sidekick
Greg Wise ... Agent One
Douglas McFerran Douglas McFerran ... Carlos Vendetta
Steve Nicolson ... Dieter Klein
Terence Harvey ... Official at Funeral
Kevin McNally ... Prime Minister
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Pegasus, Head of MI7
Nina Young ... Pegasus' Secretary
Rowland Davies Rowland Davies ... Sir Anthony Chevenix
Natalie Imbruglia ... Lorna Campbell
Philippa Fordham Philippa Fordham ... Snobby Woman
John Malkovich ... Pascal Sauvage, the Greedy Frenchman
Tim Berrington Tim Berrington ... Roger
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Storyline

Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot. Written by Alistair Knight

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Taglines:

When it comes to secret agents, there's smooth, there's sophisticated, and then...there's English. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for comic nudity, some crude humor and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

UK | France | USA

Language:

English | French | Japanese

Release Date:

18 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Johnny English - Der Spion, der es versiebte See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,435,342 (United Kingdom), 13 April 2003, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,134,085, 20 July 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,082,366

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,583,018
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Howitt: The man that Bough threatens to play the DVD at the crowning ceremony. See more »

Goofs

When Sauvage is briefing his friends about his plan for turning Great Britain into a prison, he is using a projector to display his presentation, but it would have displayed onto the curtain as it was lifting up See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Johnny English: Ah, the Heckler and Koch G-36. Quite deadly in the right hands.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, we see Lorna (who was ejected from English's car in the last scene) landing in a swimming pool. Sitting beside the swimming pool is the strange-looking man that English described to his boss early in the film. See more »

Connections

References The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from Johnny English
(Salsa Version)
Written by Edward Shearmur and Howard Goodall
Performed by Bond
Courtesy of The Decca Music Group Limited
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Lightweight Bond Spoof
12 July 2006 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This James Bond spoof, headed by British comedian Rowan Atkinson, was okay....a fair amount of laughs but not enough to add this film to my collection. Atkinson reminded me a bit of Benny Hill, a more famous English comedian who also doesn't speak much but lets his actions and facial expressions garner his laughs. Both are likable guys.

John Malkovich plays a Frechman here and his accent is pretty good. He seems to be always playing strange roles.

There really isn't a whole lot to say about this film. Except for a very funny toilet scenes, much of it isn't that memorable. Just a lightweight hour-and-a-half of entertainment.


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