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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:

The star of Bean is now Her Majesty's most trusted secret agent. 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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Details

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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Trivia

Rowan Atkinson later admitted that he was dissatisfied with the film, describing it as "five good jokes and a lot of longueurs". See more »

Goofs

Sauvage refers to "England" constantly while maps depicting his evil plan. However, the maps depict the whole of the United Kingdom. When he describes making "England" a prison, the graphic displays the prisoner icons (and a coastal wall) not filling up England, nor even the UK, but only the island of Great Britain. 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

Spoofs GoldenEye (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Kismet
Composed by Gay-Yee Westerhoff
Performed by Bond
Courtesy of The Decca Music Group Limited
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surprisingly funny
30 August 2003 | by michaelchenmaSee all my reviews

I wasn't a big fan of Rowan Atkinson and didn't have a lot of expectation out of this film, but it really cracked me up. First of all, you need to understand "Johnny English" is not a British version of "Austin Power". I found "A.P" ridiculous in general and didn't always appreciate their jokes. But Johnny English is one of those better made spy topic comedian films.

The best approach of watching this movie is to see it without a lot of expectation and I assure you that you will have a good time.


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