Johnny English Reborn 2011

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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.

Starring:
Dominic West,Rosamund Pike
Runtime:
1 hour, 37 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Action & Adventure, Comedy
Director Oliver Parker
Starring Dominic West, Rosamund Pike
Supporting actors Rowan Atkinson
Studio NBC Universal
BBFC rating Parental Guidance
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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4.3 out of 5 stars

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 100 REVIEWER on 18 Jun. 2013
Format: DVD
Johnny English has been 5 years in retirement in Tibet learning the ways of the master. He is called out of retirement for a mission to China to hunt down "Vortex" an assassination group out to kill the Chinese premier. There are 3 keys, or key parts that must be gathered together to have access to a secret weapon.

The first good joke was the "Toshiba" sponsor sign for MI-7 secret services. The humor is more than just slapstick. Rowan Atkinson combines the sophistication and intellect of James Bond with the zaniness of Peter Sellers. Indeed, for those who loved Peter Sellers would also enjoy Atkinson who doesn't attempt to copy Sellers, but rather create a character in his own style reminiscent of the master. The early scene with the cat had me laughing out loud at the classic style of Atkinson.

English is aided by agent Tucker (Daniel Kaluuya), a sidekick that has his own failings. Excellent use of the sound track. Worth seeing. Simply hilarious.

Good family movie for the older kids. Imagine a good comedy without all that crude humor (okay it has some kicks to the groin).

No f-bombs, sex, or nudity.
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46 of 52 people found the following review helpful By mushrooms on 12 Oct. 2011
Format: DVD
I usually find watching the sequel to a brilliant film a disappointment. With this film, however, that was not the case. If you enjoyed the first Johnny English film, you'll enjoy this one too. I was at the cinema last night and laughed quite a few times aloud, along with many other people. I'll definitely be watching this film again sometime.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Trevor Willsmer HALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWER on 18 Oct. 2012
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
For the first half hour or so Johnny English Reborn is a surprisingly funny spy spoof that's a huge improvement on the dire first big screen outing for Rowan Atkinson's hopeless yet supremely self-confident spy who was originally dreamt up for a series of credit card adverts and seemed ill-suited for anything longer than 30 seconds. Where that misfired more than it hit, the sequel begins rather well as the now disgraced spy is called out of his retreat in a Tibetan monastery (where he's learning, among other things, the martial art of dragging boulders with his testicles) by a reluctant MI7 to uncover an assassination plot aimed at the Chinese premier.

Some of the jokes are out of date - his sparring with Gillian Anderson's unimpressed spymaster, all impeccable but monotonous pronunciation, is like a flat rewrite of Judi Dench's scenes in GoldenEye that's 16 years too late - but there's plenty that does raise a smile or the odd laugh, not least a particularly well-executed parkour chase scene across the rooftops and along the dockside of Hong Kong where the joke is that, despite obvious audience expectations, English's ineptitude constantly fails to materialise as he never puts a foot wrong and repeatedly outthinks a killer with a minimum of effort.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By bayman15 on 28 April 2012
Format: DVD
I really enjoyed this film. It definitely has the edge on its predecessor, which though funny (and much better than the critics said it was) did feel at times like an overlong Barclaycard commercial.

As others have commented the main character has developed since film one, he's less cringey and more in control. There is also some refreshing pokes at the government and establishment here with a boyish Prime Minister and Eton educated villain.

Check out the cut scenes on the DVD bonuses. While not all of these probably deserved to get into the movie, without a doubt some great scenes unfairly ended up on the cutting room floor! Notably the car chase, the scene with Boff (Johnny English's partner in film one) and the full screen version of the cooking scene.

This is an entertaining film and I thoroughly recommend it. It would have got 5 stars from me if so many great scenes hadn't been cut!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 100 REVIEWER on 16 Sept. 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Well, 'Johnny's' back, after the disappointing original '2003' film i must admit i was at the time a little surprised that the role was being revisited by 'Rowan Atkinson' ...............however, so glad he did.
Yes, after being suspended, 'johnny English' is again required to serve his country, this time to uncover a plot to kill the Chinese prime -minister, and expose the secret identity of the leading members of ''Vortex''
Well, if you have yet to watch this, yourr in for a treat with loads of ''Bond'' send-ups and many belly laughs the film does indeed redeem the role of 'Johnny English' - Special-Agent.
'Rowan Atkinson' is brilliant, as we all knoiw he can be
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Warnie Wombat on 8 Oct. 2012
Format: Blu-ray
Johnny English Reborn is one of those feel good films that you put on for sheer entertainment value, good family fun and a chuckle or too. Paying homage to Batman and James Bond the film delights on the don't take it too seriously scale.

The bluray does the film justice with a very impressive transfer and a DTS soundtrack that gives the subwoofer and rears a good workout. In fact the room shook on a number occasions during the film.

I can understand why the critics hated the film but it's a film that was never meant to be taken seriously. It's not often you can put in a disc and the whole family can safely enjoy. Bravo Mr Atkinson, another good spy romp.
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