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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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After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker.

Director: David Kerr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Johnny English
... Countess Alexandra - Exotic Woman
... Bough, English's Sidekick
... Agent One
Douglas McFerran ... Carlos Vendetta
... Dieter Klein
... Official at Funeral
... Prime Minister
... Pegasus, Head of MI7
... Pegasus' Secretary
Rowland Davies ... Sir Anthony Chevenix
... Lorna Campbell
Philippa Fordham ... Snobby Woman
... Pascal Sauvage, the Greedy Frenchman
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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Neví, co je strach. Neví, co je nebezpecí. Neví vlastne vubec nic. (He Knows No Fear. He Knows No Danger. He Knows Nothing.) [Slovak] See more »


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

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Release Date:

18 July 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Johnny English - Der Spion, der es versiebte  »

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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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The traffic camera shot indications are : Date 21st March 2003. Time 11.36 AM. Speed 63 MPH. See more »

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When Johnny is cooking in the kitchen he cuts a leek. Next shot we see TWO leeks on the cutting board. See more »

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

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Featured in Reel Paradise (2005) See more »

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Written by Benny Andersson / Björn Ulvaeus
Performed by Rowan Atkinson
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More for the Fans of Rowan Atkinson.
29 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

A clumsy daydreamer by the name of Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson), who works for the Secret Spy Agency. When all the British Top Spies are killed, they asked Johnny to take over the case to investigate a mysterious rich evil french man by the name of Pascal Sauvage (John Malkovich). Johnny's only help is from his loyal partner (Ben Miller) and a beautiful, mysterious spy woman (Natalie Imbruglia) could help bring Sauvage to Justice.

Directed by Peter Howitt (Anti-Trust, Laws of Attraction, Sliding Doors) made a entertaining comedy that spoofs the films of James Bond and The Naked Gun Trilogy. Atkinson is a delight and Malkovich is at his silliest role to date (He seems to have a real good time in this movie). The film's plot is surprisingly good but you wish, there is more laughs at times. Atkinson's fans won't be disappointed.

DVD has an sharp anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) transfer (Also sharp in Pan & Scan transfer) and an good-Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. DVD Extras are Deleted Scenes, Behind the Scenes Featurette and more. Kids will probably enjoy this more than the adults. Written by Neal Purvis (The World is Not Enough), Robert Wade (Die Another Day) and William Davies (Twins). (*** ½/*****).


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