actor: Rowan Atkinson

Johnny English Strikes Again

October 26, 2018
As far as special agents go, Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson) may not be someone’s first choice. He’s often clumsy, clueless, conspicuous, and oh, yes—currently, he’s not even an agent. He’s a schoolteacher, and one who should be emphasizing academics over espionage instruction to the [...]

Johnny English Reborn

October 21, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Get ready for some laughs when you see this movie. And it is nice to see a movie, a new major release, which doesn't contain a lot of strong language. It has a few innuendos, but it is not gratuitous, and the physical humor of Rowan Atkinson is worth seeing. I get the impression the filmmakers made [...]

Mr. Beans Holiday

August 24, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This movie has some side-splitting moments. It was funnier than I anticipated which is always a nice surprise. Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) is a guy who just doesn't get a lot of what is going on around him, which adds to the hysterics. He is also very uninhibited, dancing on a street corner in a [...]

Keeping Mum

October 27, 2006
This black comedy, filled with English humor, is teeming with mystery and family secrets. A family that is rather dysfunctional and certainly has its share of problems. But everything can be worked out with a little help from the character Grace who is not the person they think she is. Grace helps [...]

Rat Race

August 17, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Knowing the mindset of today’s filmmakers, I expected this remake to be more like the coarse “Cannonball Run” than the non-offensive “Mad World.” How surprised and pleased I was that I finally found a comedy that made me laugh so hard, I nearly doubled over. I simply can’t remember the [...]