Johnny English Reborn

Comedy

James Bond meets Mr Bean in comedy starring Rowan Atkinson Discuss this article

Eight years after his first celluloid airing, Rowan Atkinson’s Bean-meets-Bond creation gets to bungle another day. This time, the filmmakers take the plot more seriously, bringing MI-7’s least special agent out of retirement for a rendezvous in Hong Kong.

Some of the hi-jinks are amusing, including an eye-watering training session at a temple. But too often the gags are smile-worthy not thigh-slapping. It’s very undemanding, though the enthusiastic granny bashing does provide a quantum of solace.

By Trevor Johnston
Time Out Doha,

Johnny English Reborn

  • Duration: 101
  • Released: Thu, 13 Oct
  • Classification: G
  • Language: English
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  • Director: Oliver Parker
  • Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Gillian Anderson, Daniel Kaluuya, Richard Schiff, Ben Miller

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