Mr. Bean's Holiday Synopsis
Bumbling Bean (Rowan Atkinson) wreaks havoc during his holiday on the French Riviera.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

A former Bean hater, I've been converted by Holiday, Atkinson's second, and far superior film version of his TV hit.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Like the comic stars of the silent era, Mr. Bean's character transcends language barriers.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Either you'll find the man hilarious -- or he'll seem like one of those awful, tedious comedians who only THINKS he's hilarious.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Atkinson's goofball grotesquerie never lets up -- right through to the inspired finale.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Atkinson remains an expert clown, and there are sufficient numbers of gags to ensure that Bean fans worldwide will be kept fairly happy.
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63

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The movie gets full marks for earning its G rating: no violence, no cursing, no sex or nudity, no drugs, not even a rogue cigarette...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are certain elements in life that you either have a taste for, or you don't. Like coffee. Cats. And Mr. Bean.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Ruthlessly skilled as Atkinson is, the Bean persona of generic, maniacally grinning ineptitude owes most of its appeal to seeing just how...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Only intermittently funny.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If you've been lobotomized or have the mental age of a kindergartener, Mr. Bean's Holiday is viable comic entertainment.
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the lovable mr bean

By aces_ekko
Mr. Bean is at it again. This time he finally catches a break and wins a vacation to France. Along the way Mr. Bean touches the lives of everyone he comes into contact with. With all his fumbles and...

Mister Bean's Holidays

By Pollyndoug
While not all this works -- the restaurant scene belongs in some other movie -- it is a great afternoon and the scene in which Atkinson and the boy lipsynch grand opera rates a place alongside the...

Mr.Bean is great!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Cinema_freak_13
This is a must see film it is the best one i have seen in my entire life and everyone should go see it, it is hestericle, laugh out loud funny it is constint, normal mister bean. Though some parts...

Rowan Atkinson is a genius!!!!!!!!!

By gratefultenor
We loved Rowan Atkinson from his work in Black Adder, and The Thin Blue Line. This movie definitely lives up the standards of his previous work. There were lots of kids in the theater- many of them...

Funnier than I thought it would be

By txmotherof2
I'm not one for what I call "dumb" humor so I really wasn't that excited about going to see it. My kids wanted to see it and since it's one of the few G movies out there that isn't a cartoon I...

The One And Only Mr. Bean

By gmendez497
A real must for any fan of the series. My girlfriend had never watched any of the old shows, but now I have to buy the DVDs every time we come across one. Only Atkinson can make people laugh without...

Great funny movie

By jbf13
Everyone will love it if they like funny movies. The story was not that great but the funny parts were very funny. If you want to stay there is a very small clip at the end of the credits....

Sorry I paid to see it

By jiannankierasmomma
This movie was ....terrible to say the least. A very honest thought is that its not even worth renting. I took my two girls ages 5 and 3 1/2. They were curious about him (Mr. Bean) but kept asking...

Never Again....

By hp2be
Okay...I thought it would just be me, a woman, that wouldn't like this humor; however, I took one of my two boys who chuckled previously at the commercials. We BOTH were in disbelief at how stupid...

What a nice change!

By its_Dave
This was one of the best family movies I've been to in a while! What a treat to take my kids to a movie that doesn't rely on bad language or bathroom humor to entertain. Rowan Atkinson is a master of...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Slight, slapstick-heavy comedy will amuse kids.
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