Johnny English Reborn Synopsis
The bumbling agent (Rowan Atkinson) must protect a Chinese leader from assassins.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The laughs, including the big laughs, keep coming right up to the closing seconds.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Like the incompetent spy himself, this is a comedy that will sneak up on the skeptical and defy low expectations, producing something smart...
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
It's breezy stuff, to be sure. And while English is far from becoming the Pink Panther for the Facebook generation, Atkinson has a breezy...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Johnny English Reborn never quite ignites, even though it starts out promisingly enough.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
Fans of sophisticated humor may feel empathy with, if not sympathy for, the lead character on those many occasions he is kicked in the...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Johnny English Reborn sounds like a reboot, but it's actually a tired recycling of something that wasn't exactly fresh to begin with.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Even the most desperately deprived secret-agent devotee will find little to cheer in this yawn-tastic 007 send-up.
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Washington Post

I spent most of Johnny English wondering whom the filmmakers were targeting. While childish and silly, it's far too violent for young kids.
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
After a fast, funny start, the new sequel, Johnny English Reborn, proves to be more of the same.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It must be said that everyone - including Dominic West and Rosamund Pike -- works awfully hard to entertain us. But that just makes it all...
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So very funny

By merpman2001
Went with my wife and 10 and 12 year old boys, and we were all in stitches throughout. This is NOT Mr Bean, this is altogether better....


By lambertjj
There was a great age-appropriate movie for my entire family to go see (with my daughter, 12 YO and being the youngest, and sons 15 and 18) -- the first time that we have gone to see a movie in quite...

With His Own Fervor, Atkinson Channels Peter Sellers Once Again.

By Alon Patterson
Fun and funny, Rowan Atkinson takes us on yet another English journey (literally). Despite slight cultural differences in humor, this one will please U.S. Atkinson fans. Riotous it's not, but make no...

Rowan still got it!!

By otasam
As usual, Rowan Aktinson is absolutey hilarious. From his dialouge to the physical comedy stunts/pranks, he nails it every time. This movie, as well as the many others he has done, is a definite fun...

For Rowan Atkinson fans only!

By helen freedman
If you are ... you will love this romp. Mr. Bean has returned as 007, Johnny English style, and he is his funny, endearing, rubber-legged self. Loved it!...

When the theater erupts in laughter over and over again...

By donmontalvo
...there is no disputing this is a very entertaining movie. I recommend this movie to anyone who wants to have a good time. Don Montalvo, TX...

Johnny English Reborn

By Wendilynn
Must Go! Took my 11 year old daughter not expecting much, but I was wrong! Cute movie! Like Pink Panther and PP 2, but funnier. The dry whit was adorable. Suitable for tweens!...

better than Bond

By know-all
I saw the first English, and it was pretty good - This 'Reborn' sequel, was better - The laughter was comfortable, from the belly and sometimes surprised - You should see this movie - Rowan...

Full disclosure: I'm already a big Atkinson fan

By Dave_Maxey
That being said, I really, really enjoyed this follow-up to the first Johnny English. The critics aren't glowing in their praise, but I have to say that I laughed much harder in Reborn than in the...

Bean's Back with a Vengeance!

By Sarah_Bellam
I cannot recall the last movie at which we all laughed so hard and for so long! If you're a fan of Mr. Bean, he's all grown up and back with a vengeance! This movie is a vast improvement over the...

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Rated PG | For Mild action violence, rude humor, some language and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Slapstick-heavy spoof features dumbed-down humor for tweens.
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